Events

List of activities 2020 (Flyer, in German only): download here!
List of activities 2020 (List, in German only): download here!



Museum

Railway museum

The waiting room at Zwettl station was converted into a small museum. You can see historic shots of the Zwettler Lokalbahn, especially of the vehicles.An overview of the various railway epochs brings memories back to life.
The museum is opened during our working hours (mostly on Saturdays) and during our special rides. Making a date by telephone is also possible. Details here.


Easter Egg Express

Sat, 04/11/2020 10.00 - 17.27

Special ride canceled!

Tickets remain valid (but please reserve again)
On request, we will also refund the price paid!

Three rides with the steam locomotive. The Easter Bunny is on the train and has got an Easter Egg for every child. In Waldhausen you can join an Easter Egg Picking Contest.





Engine
Shed

Special exhibition: Bridges - formerly and today

Sat, 05/16/2020

The special exhibition 2020 compares the construction of the Zwettler Viaduct in the years 1905 / 1906 with the rebuilding of the structures 1998/1999. Unpublished historical pictures from Mr. Hofbauer-Schipanywill show many details of the former bridge construction.

Arrival - Departure - Map



Special
Ride

Bicycle opening thaya tour

Sun, 05/17/2020 09.20 - 18.22

The association Zukunftsraum Thayaland organizes together with the museum local club Zwettl the Rad Opening of the Thayarunde.
With full steam, the cycling season 2020 is opened on the Thayatalrunde. Take your bike and ride to the train station. You travel comfortably to Waidhofen / Thaya with our special steam train and your bike is free on the train. You spend a nice day on the Thayatalrunde or, if you do not want to approach it quite so sporty, then let yourself be spoiled by the pub community at the station area in Waidhofen / Thaya.

Zwettl (9:20) - Schwarzenau (10:12)
Schwarzenau (10:25) - Waidhofen/Th. (10:57)
 

Waidhofen (14:00) - Schwarzenau (14:32)
Schwarzenau (15:15) - Waidhofen (15:47)

Waidhofen (16:50) - Schwarzenau (17:22)
Schwarzenau (17:35) - Zwettl (18:22)
 



Special
Ride

Ride to the Brewing City Festival

Sun, 06/14/2020 08.00 - 20.05

We bring you comfortably in our steam train from Waidhofen / Thaya or Schwarzenau to Zwettl for Braustadtfest. In our Buffetwaggon you can tune in with a neat Zwettler Zwickl from the barrel and small culinary delights on the visit of the brewing city festival.
By train and bike to the Thayatalrunde: If you prefer to spend the day sporty, we bring you and your bike with our steam train from Zwettl or Schwarzenau to Waidhofen / T. Here you can get into the so-called Thayatalrunde. Enjoy cycling through the Thayatal on the former railway line. Old wagons, station buildings and even a former boiler house are reminiscent of the former railway line.

Zwettl (08:00) - Schwarzenau (08:45)
Schwarzenau (08:48) - Waidhofen (09:20)
 

Waidhofen (09:50) - Schwarzenau (10:22)
Schwarzenau (10:25) - Zwettl (11:17)
 

Zwettl (13:45) - Waldhausen (14:55)
Waldhausen (14:55) - Zwettl (15:25)
 

Zwettl (16:30) - Schwarzenau (17:22)
Schwarzenau (17:25) - Waidhofen (17:57)
 

Waidhofen (18:30) - Schwarzenau (19:02)
Schwarzenau (19:10) - Zwettl (20:05)
 



Special
Ride

Young Wine Ride and „Time Travel“

Sat, 09/19/2020

Young wine ride to Zwettl:
With fresh wine and potatoes with butter we take you with our steam train through the atmospheric autumn landscape from Zwettl to Schwarzenau. Here you can visit the railway museum.

Time Travel:
In the evening we leave Zwettl in the direction of Waldhausen. Our theme for this trip is the 70s. In the stylish ambience of our steam train our DJ presents music from the 70s and 80s. Passengers in "flower-power-ouffit" get 1 original "Zwettler Bierexpress" whipped glass for free.
In the buffet wagon, there's original kettle warmed and Zwettler beer, Rollmops roll and many dishes from the 60s. For the sweet tooth among us, we serve home made cakes. In the baggage car bar there's the bartender mixed Gin Fizz and other drinks from hippie and Co.





Special
Ride

Expedition to the Dumpling Land

Sun, 10/11/2020

The dumplings are the focus of this autumnal ride. Additional to the train ride we organized bike tour and a guided Nordic Walking round in the dumpling country. On this journey you can take our train with the 101 year old steam locomotive from Zwettl or Waidhofen. We will also use the freshly restored diesel locomotive 2160.02. Schwarzenau is the starting point for the bike or Nordic Walking Round. There is enough time to get some dumpling an the trip. Your bike goes on the train for free.



Special
Ride

Advent Steam Trains

Sat, 12/05/2020 09.20 - Sun, 12/06/2020 16.50

St. Nicholas is also on board and every child gets a little present. Hot spiced punch, Zwettler Beer, home made cakes are served for the grown ups.

Samstag
Zwettl (09:20) - Schwarzenau (10:10)
Schwarzenau (10:40) - Zwettl (11:32)
 

Zwettl (13:15) - Waldhausen (13:55)
Waldhausen (14:30) - Zwettl (14:58)
 

Zwettl (15:45) - Schwarzenau (16:34)
Schwarzenau (17:10) - Zwettl (17:55)
 

Sonntag
Zwettl (10:00) - Waldhausen (10:40)
Waldhausen (11:20) - Zwettl (11:50)
 

Zwettl (14:30) - Schwarzenau (15:20)
Schwarzenau (16:00) - Zwettl (16:50)
 



Engine
Shed

Advent at the station

Sun, 12/20/2020

Right next to Zwettl station we are organizing a "Advent at the train station".

Arrival - Departure - Map

 

Booking

Booking and Information Mail: karten@lokalbahnverein.at or Phone: +43/680/5000919
Our account number: IBAN AT53 2027 2000 0001 0918, BIC SPZWAT21

Rent a complete car for a family, club or retiree trip.
You can rent a car on our special rides. We have got cars with 28, 36 or 44 seats und would like to make an offer.