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Rasender Roland

Bahnhofstr. 3, 18586 Gohren, Rugen Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 3838 813594
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A Senior's remembrance of steam engines 50 years ago

Among steam afficionados, the "rasende Roland" provides an excellent trip down memory lane (late... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017

I'm sorry. I am a crazed steam buff. I heard poop poop and had to track it down. It smells of... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
David L
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Bahnhofstr. 3, 18586 Gohren, Rugen Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 3838 813594
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Among steam afficionados, the "rasende Roland" provides an excellent trip down memory lane (late 50's up to mid-60's in rural Southern Germany). Even though it is a narrow-gauge railway, sights, sounds and smells were familiar. The smell was different, as I remembered a distinct difference...More

Thank AMX280150
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry. I am a crazed steam buff. I heard poop poop and had to track it down. It smells of sulphur. But its only a 2' 6" gauge. Absolutely marvellous. Do it again? If say so.

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

On a cruise visit to Lauterbach, had the opportunity to travel on the train from Lauterbach to Binz and return (no time to travel the whole line). Out of Lauterbach the trains is hauled by a diesel loco as far as Putbus (the diesel is...More

Thank sharpedgecumbria
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Sure, it might seem easier to drive your car around Rugen Island, but riding Rasender Roland is far more enjoyable. We didn't ride it very far, but we loved our short trip. We were staying in Sellin and rode Rasender Roland to Jagdschloss Granitz. From...More

Thank Kerri J
Reviewed 24 July 2017

"Racing Roland" as this track / engines are known offer the tourist a helpful & pleasant trip as well as the practical local service that it provides. For us it was both punctual & comfortable

Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We traveled with Roland to Binz and the kids loved it. They only minded the smell, but got used to it. You can sit outside and they loved watching the nature and the fresh air. It is very authentic, the staff are super friendly and...More

Thank Elena J
Reviewed 13 July 2016

For all small and big boys who are and remained old-steam-trains-lovers it's a must and great experience to discover the Rasende Roland, and get the experience of a ride with it.

Thank JoParis10
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Fantastic experience ! Göhren-Baabe-Sellin-Binz-Putbus - these are the points where you can take the little nice steam train that transports you back to the past. Inside the compartiments it has coal stoves, piece of art history. It is very interesting and worth it, specially for...More

1  Thank Diana D
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

It's a nice and fun trip to do, especially when autumn is on its best. Lovely surroundings and beautiful scenery. The train compartments are well maintained and gives you a good impression of the early days.

Thank DenTam
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We took a trip with "Raging Roland" across Rügen this summer... Combining it with a sailing trip in such a Way That we started and ended in Putbus. It Was really super nice and especially the stream train thróughthe forest and fields was fantastic. J

Thank Frank L
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