Narrow gauge railway "Racing Roland"
On July 22, 1895, the first eleven kilometers of the historic narrow-gauge railway (750 mm gauge) between Putbus and Binz-Ost were opened on the island of Rügen. The rail network was further expanded and included around 100 kilometers until the end of the 60s.
The "Racing Roland", as the oldest narrow-gauge railway in Germany is humorously called by the locals, is not only a rolling museum, but an integral part of the transport network of the island. With a top speed of 30 km / h, it connects the seaside resorts on the Mönchgut peninsula in the southeast of the island of Rügen.
Narrow Gauge Railway "Rasende Roland" Narrow Gauge Railway "Rasende Roland"
The RüBB vehicle fleet includes six steam locomotives and two diesel locomotives as well as various passenger coaches, vans and freight cars. Among them is also the historic traditional train, which is occasionally used for special train rides.
There are family- and group-friendly tariffs, bike transport is also possible. Interested visitors can book a ride on the driver's cab when registering in time.
The "racing Roland" runs every 2 hours the route Göhren-Baabe-Sellin-Binz and changes in the summer from Putbus on a 3-rail track to Lauterbach / Mole.ostsee.de/insel-ruegen/rasender-roland.html
March 12, 2019
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