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Austria:
Winter steam at Steyr Valley

7 - 9 January 2022

Austria: Winter steam in the Steyr Valley

Austria: Winter steam on the Steyrtalbahn

Winter in the Steyr Valley, a photographic dream - plus steam locomotives in front of authentic passenger and freight trains of the era III.

We have taken on a lot and hope to be able to keep our promise. The plan is to label 498.04 (Uh 4) and No. 2 "Sierning" 298.102 as well as the corresponding wagons true to the original in epoch III and thus let authentic trains steam in the Steyr Valley. Now we only need snow from above ...

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No. of participants 10 - 30
Duration 3 days
Meals provided,
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Price from 180 Euro
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Tour Itinerary

January 7, 2022, friday
The star of the day is 298,102, which will initially carry a passenger train consisting of F 8460 (mail car), D 6460 and 3 x Bi (full window) from Grünburg to Steyr LLB. In the train our reanactors will travel along, who are available for photos.  

After moving the train in Steyr, we will make several stops for photos to the Laubenbachmühle, where we will provide the freight cars Nw 40028 and Gw 10063. With this mixe train we will then steam on to Grünburg. 

Lunch break is in Aschach, where you can get a warm lunch and drinks. We plan to be back in Grünburg at about 16:00. The steam-covered plan train will arrive in Grünburg at 16:30. From about 17:30 we set up our photo lamps and illuminate the Grünburg train station. In the background we light fireworks, so that you can take unique night shots with 2 steam locomotives at Grünburg station. For all participants there is the possibility to return to Steyr LLB in a scheduled train at 20:45 or to take a night shot from this train along the route.

January 8, 2022, saturday
Today we start with loco 498.04 and a freight train consisting of Gw 10220 (collecting car) + GGm 16828 + Ol 64606 + G 11655 + Nw 40028 + Gw 11650 + Ol 71603 + G 11654 + D 6460 from Grünburg to Steyr. The position of the goods wagons may vary if one of the mentioned vehicles is not ready for operation.

The participants drive away in the front in the well heated diesel train. After the transfer in Steyr, many photo stops are made to Aschach, where we have organized a lunch. After taking water, we will continue with several photo stops to Grünburg, where our train is expected around 4 pm.  

January 9, 2022, sunday

Loco 498.04 is hauling a long passenger train today, as it was often seen in the Steyr valley in the past. We start again in Grünburg, take some photos bunker first to Styer, where we overthrow the train and then steam chimney first  back to Grünburg with many photo stops, reanactors and historic road vehicles. Lunch break is again in Aschach, expected end will be around 4 pm in Grünburg.

End of the event.

 

 

 

Tour price

  • three days photo program per person EUR 480 (accompanying partners who do not photograph or film are free)
  • single days, each EUR 180

Overnight stay at the Tourhotel Christkindl in Steyr:

  • Accommodation in single room with breakfast, per person and night: 86 Euro (please specify in the booking form from when to when)
  • Accommodation in 1/2 double room with breakfast, per person and night: 67 Euro (please indicate in the booking form from when to when)
     

Our services

  • Special trains on the Steyrtalbahn on 7th, 8th and 9th of January 2022
  • Professional and experienced Tanago tour guide (German + English speaking) plus local guide.

Not included in the tour price are tips, alcoholic drinks and food, personal expenses, travel to and from the Steyr Valley.

 

Notes: 
We will gladly inform you about your own arrival and overnight accommodation on site!

For the protection of honest customers we use orange or yellow high-visibility vests on all transfer routes on the locomotive and on some cars. For "parasites" we have no place on our tours !