Three Lakes Railway

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Three Lakes Railway
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Platform at Feldberg-Bärental station
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Line number4301
Line length19.2 km (11.9 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification (to 1960: 20 kV 50 Hz ~ )
15  kV, 16⅔  Hz   AC
Route number728
Route map
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Hölle Valley Railway from Freiburg
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0,000 Titisee
858 m
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7,614 Feldberg-Bärental
967 m
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9,647 Altglashütten-Falkau
957 m
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940 m
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17,237 Schluchsee
932 m
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19,177 Seebrugg
932 m

The Three Lakes Railway (German: Dreiseenbahn, or sometimes, Drei-Seen-Bahn. [1] ) is a 19.2 km (11.9 mi) long line in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. The line is electrified to the standard 15 kV, 16⅔ Hz system commonly used throughout the German railway network. [2]


The Dreiseenbahn branches southwards from the Höllentalbahn railway, from Freiburg im Breisgau to Donaueschingen, at Titisee station. Along its route it serves stations and halts at Feldberg-Bärental, Altglashütten-Falkau, Aha and Schluchsee, before terminating at Seebrugg. [2]

The line is so called because it passes by the three lakes of Titisee, Windgfällweiher and Schluchsee.

On certain dates throughout the year historic steam trains are operated between Seebrugg, Titisee and Löffingen (Höllentalbahn) by IG 3-Seenbahn, an association of railway enthusiasts located in Seebrugg.

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  1. "Drei-Seen-Bahn". (in German). Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  2. 1 2 Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2009. pp. 110–111. ISBN   978-3-89494-139-0.