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Poland Znin Px38 narrow gauge steam Tanago Railfan tours

Narrow-gauge steam in Poland

18 - 25 october 2024

Not much is left of the variety and romance of Polish narrow-gauge railways, so in 2024 you have to look hard to find a narrow-gauge line with authentic rolling stock in Poland. The Köslin narrow-gauge railway, Elk and Sroda are worthwhile destinations for our plan to turn back time and experience and enjoy Polish narrow-gauge steam in its most beautiful form.

We plan to spend 4 full days on the narrow-gauge railway and systematically work through the best photo spots without any time pressure. There are many motifs to visit at different times of the day. On 22 and 24 October 2024, we will be organising night shots with our professional lighting equipment in Elk and Sroda respectively, each with a Px48 under steam.

If you don't feel like driving yourself, you can come to Berlin (main station or airport) and drive with us in a Mercedes Sprinter or VW 9-seater first to Köslin and then on to Elk and Sroda. On 26 October you will be back at your starting point in Berlin in the afternoon. Please book the transfer separately in the booking form.

You can book individual days or the entire tour with Tanago. However, we only offer the hotel contingent to customers who also book the transfer.

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No. of participants min. 14, max. 28
Duration 8 days
Meals none
Price from 220 Euro
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Our tour programme

We start on Friday, 18 October 2024 in Berlin, where we leave with our tour buses (Mercedes Sprinter 9 seater) around noon to Köslin, where we will spend the night. On 19 and 20 October we will drive 2 different trains on the Kössliner Kreisbahn with the Px 48 - 3901.

On 21 October we will continue to Elk, where we will operate 2 different trains with the Px 48 - 1782 on 22 and 23 October. We have planned night shots for 22 October.

On 24 October, we start with the transfer to Sroda, where we first check into the hotel on arrival and then continue with night shots at the engine shed in the blue hour. 25 October, the Px48 - 1920 will first cover a morning train and then an afternoon train for us.

The next day we will return to Berlin where we will arrive at the airport at around 1.00 pm and at the main railway station at around 1.45 pm.


Tour price

380 Euro per person for Saturday, 19. 10. 2024 and Sunday, 20 October 2024, participation in the photo tours in Köslin with Px48 - 3901
220 Euros for the single day (19 October 2024) in Kösslin;
220 Euro for the single day (20 October 2024) in Kösslin;

380 Euros per person for Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 October 2024, participation in the photo tours in Elk with Px48:
240 Euros for the single day (22 October 2024) in Elk (with night shots)
220 Euros for the single day (23 October 2024) in Elk;

320 Euro per person for night shots on Saturday 24 October 2024, on Sunday 25 October 2024 then with 2 trains, participation in the photo trips in Sroda with Px48 - 1920 (2 trains);

Complete price for the whole tour, all charter costs, 8 overnight stays with breakfast in a single room, plus transfer Berlin - Köslin - Elk - Sroda - Berlin for 1,820 Euros.

Our services

  • Photo charter in Köslin on 19 and 20 October 2024;
  • Photo charter in Elk on 22 and 23 October 2024;
  • Night shots in Elk on 22 October 2024;
  • Photo charter in Sroda on 25 October 2024 with two trains;
  • Night shots on 24 October 2024 in Sroda;
  • Overnight stay in Ez or Dz (optional - only for books of the transfer);
  • Minibus transfer Berlin - Köslin - Elk - Sroda - Berlin (optional);
  • Expert and experienced Tanago tour guide (German + English speaking) plus local tour guide.
  • The tour price does not include overnight accommodation, tips, drinks and meals, personal expenses, travel to and from the individual railways.


The tour planning is designed to maximise photo and video yield and is therefore designed for dedicated photographers and videographers. We start early in the morning. We will consciously and intensively take photos at the edge of the day and take a longer break at lunchtime. We will be travelling on the train every day.

On the transfer routes, we will "decorate" our train with orange high-visibility waistcoats; we don't attach any importance to "freeloaders" who follow the train for "free".