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Ostra Sodermanlands Jarnvag

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Address: 25c Storgatan, Mariefred 647 30, Sweden
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+46 159 210 00

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Step into the past

Take the train through a scenery that seems stuck in time. The only evidence of the 21st century is ppl taking photos with smartphones. The train is small and authentic... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Take the train through a scenery that seems stuck in time. The only evidence of the 21st century is ppl taking photos with smartphones. The train is small and authentic, friendly staff. The train changes direction soon after departure and they will reposition the locomotive to the other side of the carriages. So if you want to stay out if... More 

Thank JohanInNZ
Hertford, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a really fun thing to do and children will love it. We got the boat from Stockholm to Mariefred and from there this little narrow gauge steam train will take you - about 15 mins - to Laggesta where you change for Stockholm. Everyone is really helpful - the way up to the Laggesta station is up a... More 

Thank fourviolets
Mariefred, Södermanlands Län, Sweden
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice trip from Mariefred to Taxinge castle! The children loves it! Enjoy all the bakery in the "cockie castle"

Thank Jakob D
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96 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The town is charming with beautiful views, then had fun visiting Gripsholm Castle, and then we topped it off with a ride on this steam train. Totally recommend it. You can get to Mariefred via steamboat - which has lovely scenery but is a bit long at 3.5 hours, or you can take a fast train between Stockholm and Läggesta.

2 Thank jaimexplorer
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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674 reviews
211 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Run by volunteers, this small gauge train runs through several towns and even connects to the high-speed rail going into Stockholm! (connection in Läggesta I think). You can also take the train to Taxinge (not every day) or just take a ride for the fun of it! Check out the railway station for some great pictures!

1 Thank CapeSharon
Fairfield, California
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86 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had a nice 2 hour ride through picturesque rural Sweden. Kids and adults will like it. I understand that it is run by volunteers.

1 Thank bigtrek
Hadlow, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2012

For foreign tourists, it's a shame the title of this attraction isn't 'Narrow-guage steam train' because most of us would have no idea what Ostra Sodermanlands Jarnvag means. During the summer months a bunch of volunteers operate this excellent little train which takes you on a two hour round trip from Mariefred to Taxinge Nasby. The round trip left Mariefred... More 

2 Thank Prufreck
Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2012 via mobile

Our party of 4 adults and 2 kids took the train to-and-fro Mariefred and Laggesta. We enjoyed the experience tremendously! Very interesting attraction for tourists of all ages, especially children!

1 Thank Chin-Pin
Mariefred, Sweden
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83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2012

By visiting you go back 100 years in time to the old steam trains. Great thing to do if you love them yourself, or if you have children of suitable age.

1 Thank fredrikhed
Skutskar, Sweden
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2012

This vintage railway has a gauge of only 600mm! Fits well in the picturesque town of Mariefred! You can make a round trip with steam ship from Stockholm to Mariefred, vintage railway to Läggesta and normal train back to Stockholm!

3 Thank AndersE

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