List of heritage railways

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This list of heritage railways is a listing of heritage railways sorted by country, state or region. A heritage railway is a preserved or tourist railroad which is run as a tourist attraction, is usually but not always run by volunteers, and often seeks to re-create railway scenes of the past.




Vertical boiler loco Cockerill on the Dendermonde-Puurs Railway Dendermonde-Puurs Railway - 2006-08-20.jpg
Vertical boiler loco Cockerill on the Dendermonde-Puurs Railway

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Czech Republic


An NSJV restored train on the Nordsjaellands Veterantog NSJV train in Farum.jpg
An NSJV restored train on the Nordsjællands Veterantog
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  • Bevaringsforeningen Gedser Remise – roundhouseS, Falster, DJK
  • BjergBanenSH, Jylland
  • Blovstrødbanen N, Zealand, DJK
  • Bornholms Railway Museum- narrow gauge, Bornholm, future re establish a section of the former Nexøbane
  • Danish Railway MuseumFunen
  • Djursland Railway Museum – Jylland, DJK
  • Hanstholm fortress N, Jylland
  • Hedelands VeteranbaneN, Sjælland
  • Hjerl Hede FrilandsmuseumN, Jylland
  • LimfjordsbanenH, Jylland, DJK
  • Mariager-Handest VeteranbaneS, Jylland, DJK
  • Museumsbanen Maribo-BandholmS, Lolland, DJK
  • MY-VeterantogH, Sjælland, DJK
  • Nordisk Jernbane-KlubH, Falster, DJK
  • Nordsjællands Veterantog H, Sjælland
  • Skjoldenæsholm Tram Museum – near Skjoldenæsholm Castle, Sjælland
  • Stenvad MosebrugcenterN, Jylland
  • Struer Jernbane-KlubH, Jylland
  • Struer Railway Museum- Jylland
  • Sydfynske VeteranjernbaneS, Fyn
  • Sydjyllands VeterantogH, Jylland
  • Vestsjællands VeterantogS, Sjælland, DJK
  • Veteranbanen Bryrup-VradsS, Jylland
  • Veteranbanen Haderslev-VojensS, Jylland, DJK
  • Veterantog VesH, Jylland, DJK
  • Videbæk-Skjern VeteranbaneS, Jylland
  • Østsjællandske JernbaneklubH, Sjælland

H Heritage rail operator | N Narrow gauge railway | S Standard gauge railway
DJK: Dansk Jernbane-Klub. Several heritage railways and operators are members of DJK


Lovisa & Wesijarvi Railway #6 at the Jokioinen Museum Railway LWR6 2-8-0 steam locomotive.jpg
Lovisa & Wesijärvi Railway #6 at the Jokioinen Museum Railway


The Froissy Dompierre Light Railway Franco Belge 040 KDL.jpg
The Froissy Dompierre Light Railway

For a comprehensive list of heritage railways in France, see the article Liste des chemins de fer touristiques de France (French version of this article).


The Hannoversches Strassenbahn-Museum 2005-06-26.HSM.jpg
The Hannoversches Straßenbahn-Museum

For a comprehensive list of heritage railways in Germany, see the article Liste der Museumseisenbahnen (German version of this article). The list includes railway museums that operate historic railway services.





Ventspils narrow-gauge railway Ventspils narrow gauge railway.jpg
Ventspils narrow-gauge railway


Fond de Gras railway station, Luxembourg Fond de Gras railway station.jpg
Fond de Gras railway station, Luxembourg



Steam locomotive on the Gamle Vossebanen Type 18 locomotive n. 255 at Garnes.jpg
Steam locomotive on the Gamle Vossebanen


Republic of Ireland

For a list of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland, see the article List of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland .


Locomotive Mariuta on the Viseu de Sus Railway Mocanita.JPG
Locomotive Mariuţa on the Vişeu de Sus Railway

San Marino

Restored AB 03 electric car in front of the Montale tunnel near the San Marino terminal station (2015) San-Marino, motorvagono de la eksa fervojo, 2.jpeg
Restored AB 03 electric car in front of the Montale tunnel near the San Marino terminal station (2015)


Train passing the largest bridge on the Sargan Eight railway Sarganska osmica 1.jpg
Train passing the largest bridge on the Šargan Eight railway


A train on the Cierny Hron Railway CHZ CKD Hronec.jpg
A train on the Čierny Hron Railway


Steam locomotive "Tren del centenari" from 1948, in Vilanova Railway Museum Tren del centenari 1848-1948.JPG
Steam locomotive "Tren del centenari" from 1948, in Vilanova Railway Museum


SRJ 28 Stortysken at Lenna Station (in Lanna) on the Upsala-Lenna Jernvag railway Steam engine srj28 lenna.jpg
SRJ 28 Stortysken at Lenna Station (in Länna) on the Upsala-Lenna Jernväg railway


Historic steam on the Rigi Railways, the oldest rack railway in Europe Historic steam train on the Rigi.jpg
Historic steam on the Rigi Railways, the oldest rack railway in Europe

United Kingdom and Crown dependencies

Isle of Man

Channel Islands

North America


United States



St. Kitts

South America


Tren a las Nubes Tren a las nubes crossing viaduct2.jpg
Tren a las Nubes
The Old Patagonian Express Trochita puente sobre Rio Chico.JPG
The Old Patagonian Express







Hong Kong

Peak Tram of Hong Kong Peak Tram approaching intermediate station.JPG
Peak Tram of Hong Kong


The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.jpg
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway


Cepu Forest Railway - Du Croo & Brauns locomotive Cepu Forest Railway Du Croo Brauns Locomotive.jpg
Cepu Forest RailwayDu Croo & Brauns locomotive




Historical Khyber Railway in Pakistan KhyberRailway 02.jpg
Historical Khyber Railway in Pakistan


Alishan steam train, engine no 31 Alishan station with Steam train.JPG
Alishan steam train, engine no 31


South Africa

Rovos Rail train about to depart from Capital Park Station Rovos Rail Capital Park Station.jpg
Rovos Rail train about to depart from Capital Park Station

Note that most of the heritage railway operators in South Africa have their own depots where locomotives and coaches are kept and serviced, but run on state-owned railways.




New Zealand

For a list of heritage railways in New Zealand, see the article List of New Zealand railway museums and heritage lines .

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  1. Chemin de Fer à vapeur des Trois Vallées
  2. Chemin de Fer du Bocq
  3. Stoomtrein Dendermonde-Puurs
  4. Stoomcentrum Maldegem
  5. ASVi museum
  6. Pelion Mt. Scenic Railway
  7. Gulbene-Alūksne Railway
  8. Ventspils Narrow Gauge Railway
  9. "Quel treno per San Marino". Duegi Editrice (in Italian). July 21, 2020. Retrieved September 8, 2020.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. Azpeitia Railway Museum [ permanent dead link ]
  11. Anten-Gräfsnäs Järnväg Archived 2014-03-02 at the Wayback Machine
  12. Association of Narrow Gauge Railways Växjö-Västervik
  13. Böda Skogsjärnväg Archived 2013-08-12 at the Wayback Machine
  14. Dal-Västra Värmlands Järnväg
  15. "Gotlands Hesselby Jernväg". Archived from the original on 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  16. Jädraås-Tallås Järnväg
  17. Ohsabanan
  18. "Risten – Lakviks Järnväg". Archived from the original on 2013-08-25. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  19. – Lundsbrunns Järnvägar [ permanent dead link ]
  20. Skånska Järnvägar (English)
  21. Smalspårsjärnvägen Hultsfred-Västervik
  22. Chihuahua al Pacífico Archived 2006-05-29 at the Wayback Machine
  23. Ferrocarril Interoceanico Archived 2006-05-10 at the Wayback Machine
  24. Tequila Express
  25. St. Kitts Scenic Railway
  26. La Trochita
  27. Tren del Fin del Mundo Archived 2006-10-08 at the Wayback Machine
  28. Tren Histórico a Vapor Archived 2007-06-22 at the Wayback Machine
  29. Tren del Vino Archived 2007-02-09 at the Wayback Machine
  30. "Museo ferroviario Temuco". Archived from the original on 2011-02-15. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  31. Turistren
  32. Atlantic Rail
  33. Friends of the Rail
  34. "Outeniqua Choo Tjoe". Archived from the original on 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  35. Reefsteamers
  36. Rovos Rail
  37. The Sandstone Heritage Trust
  38. Steam Railway [ permanent dead link ]