The Brünig steam railway is a historic treasure. The evocative locomotive runs from Interlaken Ost via Meiringen to Giswil passing the banks of turquoise Lake Brienz and over the Brünig Pass. During the journey, sit back and absorb the old-time atmosphere.
Nostalgia buffs, families and rail aficionados are transported back in time on the Brünig steam railway. From April to October, the train runs monthley on selected Sundays. Throughout the journey on rolling stock more than a century old, you will savour the incredible sight of turquoise Lake Brienz and the surrounding mountains. Reserve your seat on the steam train, chat with family and friends and enjoy the relaxing ride. The staff of the Brünig steam railway will be pleased to answer any questions and cater to your culinary needs. The hissing of the engine, the rattle of the wooden carriages and the smell of burning coal amount to a special experience that lingers in the memory.
Planning a team event or group trip?
What could be finer than sharing a wonderful experience with others? The Ballenberg steam train can be reserved for special occasions such as company events, club outings, group trips and more. The depot can also host gatherings of up to 120 persons.
Your highlights at a glance
- Unique ride on a steam railway
- Drinks and snacks available from the buffet car
- Incredible views of turquoise Lake Brienz
- Charter trips available for businesses and clubs
To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way
- Note the timetable for the steam railway
- Tickets can be purchased on board
- Advance reservations are advisable
"What with the rattle of the steam locomotive and the smell of coal in the air, I felt like I’d been transported back in time. This was a wonderful experience that I won’t forget in a hurry."