The Eichenberger Waldbahn (Forest Railway) was founded in 1986, when 18 narrow gauge enthusiasts bought 2 Henschel diesel locomotives from a local factory. Three years later they rented a former rail maintenance yard adjacent to Eichenberg main line station, in central Germany. The main focus of the centre is preservation and operation of 600mm gauge railway stock and engines.
To date they have collected a dozen diesel and one steam loco and a large variety of rolling stock. The steam loco is an 0-4-0 Krauss tank locomotive from 1904, currently undergoing restoration.
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