Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)
The railway line built at the beginning of the 20th century connected the Rhine-Herne Canal with the blast furnaces of the Bochum association and served to supply iron ore. Today, the track is consistently developed as a paved bike path and connects the Bochum West Park with the zoo "Zoom" in Gelsenkirchen on the Rhine-Herne Canal.
May 26, 2016
The Erzbahntrasse is a great bike path on the old railway line. It leads from the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum West Park to Gelsenkirchen and is 9 km long.
This highlight marks only the entrance to the Erzbahnschwinge and not the whole route.
October 14, 2018
The Erzbahntrasse is from Bochum Jahrhunderthalle to the Gelsenkirchen Zoo (zoom experience world for inline fitness, also rollerski, branch off at Holgers erzbahnbude, over direction Zollverein Zollverein and high to the Rhine Herne channel can also be used with inline and rollerski
May 7, 2018
In the know? Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers!