The Lungau Railway Experience

The TschuTschu Bahn

The TschuTschuBahn is a special road-faring steam train taking passengers from Rennweg to Pöllatal through the peaceful Carinthean landscape.

Ideal for group excursions and family outings this unusual train takes you into the heart of a peaceful valley where you can take leisurely hike along forest and mountain trails and stop for refreshments and home-made delicacies at one of several Alm Huts along the route.

  • Tourismusbüro Rennweg am Katschberg
  • Rennweg 51
  • 9863 Rennweg am Katschberg
  • T. 0043 (0)4734 330
  • www.katschberg.at
  • tschutschu-bahn @katschberg.at

Mariapfarrer Dampferl

Every Tuesday and Thursday in the summer months, the Mariapfarrer road-going steam train offers a break from it all with either an extended ride or shorter round-trip into the mountains. A Gasthaus en-route offers refreshments with a play area to entertain the smaller travellers.

There is a minimum requirement of 4 people per trip and registration must be no later than 10am on the day of the trip.

For registration and further information contact the Tourist Informaiton Office in Mariapfarr

  • Tourismusbüro Mariapfarr
  • Am Weiher 175
  • 5571 Mariapfarr
  • T. 0043 (0)6473 8766
  • www.mariapfarr.at
  • mariapfarr@lungau.at
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The Murtalbahn

The Steiermark Railway not only provides standard train travel and connections but also runs a popular steam train service with round trips from Tamsweg to Muraus during the summer months from June to September. The Murtahlbahn Steam Train carries it’s passengers in historical carriages through forests, picturesque mountain scenery and beautiful countryside along the river Mur.

All train services including the Murtahlbahn Steam Train offer free transport for bicycles (excepting E-Bikes for which a nominal fee is charged) enabling enthusiasts to follow the Mur Bike Path in part with a relaxing train ride.

Timetables, prices, travel maps and brochures can be found online in the Steiermärkische Landesbahnen Homepage or through the Travel Offices in Murau.

  • Reisebüro Murau
  • Bahnhofviertel 4a
  • 8850 Murau
  • T. 0043 (0)3532 2233
  • www.stlb.at
  • reisebuero-murau@stlb.at

The Taurachbahn

The Taurachbahn, formerly part of the Murtahlbahn, is Austria’s highest narrow-gauge railway.

The historic steam train has been cared for and maintained since 1982 by Club 760 whose initiative has turned the locomotive journey into a wonderful family event.

The train offers round-trip journeys through beautiful landscape from Mauterndorf to St Andrä and back between June and September.

For detailed information about the Taurachbahn, the story of it's restoration and continued service, visit the Club 760 dedicated homepage: www.club760.at

Timetables, reservations, prices and operation information can be found at the Taurachbahn homepage: www.taurachbahn.at

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Contact

  • Family Hewitt
  • Haus Bellevue
  • Wiedenerweg 373
  • St Michael im Lungau
  • 5582 Austria
  • T. 0043 (0) 6477 71137

GPS

  • 47'N 05'57.3144°
  • 13'E 37'34.683°
  • Latitude: 47.099254
  • Longitude: 13.626301