Müglitz Valley Railway

Müglitz Valley Railway
Müglitz Valley Railway

Dohna station around 1900
Type narrow gauge rail way
Termini Heidenau
Line number 6605
Opened November 17, 1890
Operator(s) Royal Saxon State Railways, Deutsche Reichsbahn, DR, Deutsche Bahn, Verkehrsverbund Oberelbe
Line length 38.00 km (23.61 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) 
Minimum radius 139 m (456.0 ft)
Operating speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Maximum incline 36 ‰
Route number 246, 246.1
Route map

Map Mueglitztalbahn.png

Altenberg station in 2008

The Müglitz Valley Railway (Müglitztalbahn) is a German railway in Saxony. Branching off the Elbe Valley Railway, it connects the town of Heidenau near Dresden with the spa town of Altenberg in Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains). The total length is 38 km, with a total incline of 634 meters[1]. The scenic track follows primarily the Müglitz river, passing the towns of Dohna, Glashütte and Geising. The railway was initially a narrow gauge railway, which was opened on November 17, 1890. Between 1935 and 1938, the tracks were graded and converted to standard gauge[1].


  1. ^ a b Müglitztalbahn official web site (in German)

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