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Single ticket

One-way trip with a special train within the detached zone(s).

Day ticket

Unlimited number of journeys on the same calendar day with all special trains within the redeemed zone(s).

Event ticket

All special train rides on all days of the event in the entire Dampfspektakel-network.

You can buy tickets online (www.dbregio-shop.de). Soon it will be possible to buy these tickets and single tickets from all self-service ticket machines of Deutsche Bahn and at the ticket offices at the stations in Trier, Cochem and Merzig. Please note that tickets cannot be bought on the festival trains.

Single tickets are not valid for "Rund um Trier"; You need at least one day ticket for one tarif level to participate in the special trip.

No. On the day of your journey the tickets for the Dampfspektakel are valid on all trains and busses within the boundaries of the transport association Trier (fare zones Trier and Kyll). This way you can take the train or bus to the Dampfspektakel without any extra charges.

Yes. Children aged up to 14 travel free.

The festival trains of the Dampfspektakel run from 28 April to 1 May 2018. You can find the timetables of the historic steam trains here.

You can buy day tickets and festival tickets online www.dbregio-shop.de. Soon it will be possible to buy these tickets and single tickets from all self-service ticket machines of Deutsche Bahn and at the ticket offices at all stations in Germany with a "DB-Reisezentrum". Please note that tickets cannot be bought on the festival trains. You can find information on tickets and fares here.

The historic steam trains will be running on six routes, starting in Trier and going into the direction of Koblenz, Brohl, Saarbrücken, Nennig, Luxemburg and Gerolstein, as well as between Brohl and Engeln. You can find the timetables for all routes here.

Nine historic steam trains will be part of the Dampfspektakel 2018 - you can find a list of comfirmed trains here. This link will soon take you to fotos of the trains. Additionally a brochure with information on all trains and their respective routes will be published in spring 2018.

Two brochures about the Dampfspektakel will be published in spring 2018. The leaflets contain general information about the festival and the trains employed. It will be possible to download the brochures.

No, only tickets bought specifically for the Dampfspektakel are valid on the festival trains. You can buy day tickets and festical ticket online (www.dbregio-shop.de). Further tickets will be available in 2018.

Based on the experience of full trains and the volume we advise against the participation of dogs and other pets.

It is not possible to bring bicycles in the trains. These are historic cars without bicycle or multi-purpose compartments, moreover, increased traffic is expected.

Children under the age of 14 are allowed to travel for free, but there are no other discounts on the tickets.

No, there is no sale of special tickets on the trains. Please obtain tickets in advance on the Internet and from the beginning of April on DB ticketmachines as well as in the DB travel centers Trier, Cochem and Merzig.