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Interesting facts


The points at station Ferienland Hauptbahnhof

Technical data about the railway:

Track length: 2.1 kilometres (1.3 miles)
Track gauge: 600 millimetres (23.62 inches)
Maximum ascent: 45 ‰
Stations: 3
Switches: 7


2 battery-electric locomotives
5 passenger cars
9 goods wagons

Locomoitve with the name Crispi and passenger cars at the roundtip in Crispendorf
The two battery-electric locomotives at the front of the engine shed

The Locomotives:

Normally the trains are leaded by our two battery-electric locomotives, called "Cripsi" and "Maja". The building year of "Crispi" was 1975. The mine locomotive "Maja" was built in 1989. The maximum speed is nominally 10 km/h (7 mph). The locomotives are maintained by the association "Ferienlandeisenbahn Crispendorf e.V.".


Text: S. Muehle, E. Ulbricht

Pictures: collection Muehle