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Zillertal Railway

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Address: A12 motorway, exit at Jenbach | Jenbach station, Jenbach, Austria
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Take the steam train

In addition to normal train services through the Ziller Valley to Mayrhofen they do some journeys each day by steam train. Being in a special group we had our own compartment... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

In addition to normal train services through the Ziller Valley to Mayrhofen they do some journeys each day by steam train. Being in a special group we had our own compartment with padded seats however there was even at least one open carriage. It is a very picturesque valley hence the popularity of this tourist rail. Our coach drove empty... More 

Thank Betula103
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Zillertalbahn is a nice way of traveling through the Zillertal. As well the normal trains as the Steam train offer good service and connections. for a good price.

Thank Fastfly01
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was a magical ride along a beautiful valley bottom. As it runs parallel to the road everyone toots their horn and waves to the steam train. It's a real community event. At every stop people turned up to look and wave. If you stand in the outdoor carriage you will get sooty but this seemed to add to the... More 

Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

the zillertal railway is real value for money.a great ride along the valley bottom.one of the carriages is open topped,great, onj a warm day

Thank richard j
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

If you are visiting Maxyrhofen without a car the only way to leave the valley is via local bus or the Zillertal Railway. Good regular service, provides excellent opportunity to view the Zillertal Valley and local villages/towns. Unfortunately as it calls at all stations along the valley it is not quick - shame they don't also provide a more express... More 

Thank Tillyted
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I love steam trains and was really looking forward to the much publicised Zillertalbahn steam train. The engine was good but here are the issues. First it's a long train and if you are not in the first one or two coaches, or the open goods wagon, you wouldn't know you were in a steam hauled train. This is because... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

With so many little ski areas in the valley and the ski buses not always being quite as frequent as desired when traveling with young kids, the promise of a train is a great way to eek that extra 10 minutes of patience from them, however be warned Zell am Ziller is a ghost town on a Sunday afternoon with... More 

Thank janetandjon
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

A great little train which links Jenbach with the Ziller Valley, travelling all the way up from Strass to Mayrhofen. There are now more frequent trains as the line has been doubled up and there are daily Steam train journeys. A great day out which could take you to Aachensee, or just a way to see the lovely villages in... More 

Thank George0302
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Zillertal railway offers an excellent twice an hour service along the Zillertal Valley.It is clean punctual comfortable and speedy.It is not really possible to make a round trip by steam train in a relaxing manner if you are staying at the Mayrhofen end of the line.

Thank RJFurlongEsq
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I enjoyed this train to the fullest. It is old but it adds to the charm of the Zillertahl valley. I took it all the way to Mayerhofen and back after staying in Mayerhofen and the ride was much fun on both directions.

Thank TheGlacierist

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