Forthcoming steam weekends:
01-03 May 2020 04-05 July 2020 13 September 2020 10-11 October 2020
Opening hours at other times:
from 06 April 2019 to 19 October 2019 every saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Further information is available here.
Forthcoming steam weekends are available here.

Historical bell system


We have installed a historical bell system on part of the ground covered by shed No. 1. With a form of Morse code, it was earlier the practice in railway operations centres to send messages generated by induction by cranking to announce the departure of trains from the neighbouring operations centre, such as a station. This method of notification died out in the early 20th century as the railway established its own telephone network. After this, the trains were notified by word of mouth.

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Dampflokfreunde Salzwedel e.V. Am Bahnhof 6, 19322 Wittenberge

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