HEIDE-EXPRESS - the heritage railway


    Travel on historical trains from the 1950s from the salt city Lueneburg to the river Elbe and through the Lueneburg Heath. Enjoy a nostalgic stroll on rails with the HEIDE-EXPRESS past meadows, forests and idyllic towns.

    The members of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Verkehrsfreunde Lüneburg e.V. (AVL)  operate the museum and tourist railway voluntary and with a lot of engagement.

    Our diverse travel programme throughout the whole year:

    • A kale dinner train in January from Lueneburg
    • Hunting for easter eggs tours from Lueneburg
    • Scheduled sunday traffic from May to October between Lueneburg and Bleckede „Bleckede Light Railway“
    • Combined journeys with the paddle steam ship KAISER WILHELM
    • Moonshine dinner trains in October from Lueneburg
    • Saint Nicholas tours from Lueneburg, Winsen and Soltau
    • Christmas evening tours from Lueneburg
    • Themed rail excursions to alternating destinations on the widespread private rail network in the Lueneburg Heath
    Additionally we travel the Lueneburg - Amelinghausen - Bispingen route during summer holiday season on behalf of the Bispingen tourist information (Bispinger Heide-Express)

    You can buy tickets for all your journeys online at heide-express.de or contact our following booking partners :

    • Soltau Touristik
    Am Alten Stadtgraben 305191 / 828282
    • Tourist-Information Lüneburg am Rathaus
    Am Markt0800 / 2205005
    • Tourist-Information Winsen im Marstall
    Schlossplatz 1104171 / 668075
    • Luhe Reisen Winsen
    Deichstr. 1104171 / 610 31
    • Tourist-Information Scharnebeck
    Adendorfer Str. 4604136 / 9077500
    • Tourist-Information Bleckede im Biosphaerium
    Schlossstr. 1005852 / 951414

    You can rent our train with different seating capacity, also with food and drink supply upon request: charterfahrten@heide-express.de
    Map: HEIDE-EXPRESS - the heritage railway
    21337 Lüneburg

    Information 04131 / 229 6461 (answering machine)
    or 05852 951414 (Touristinfo Bleckede)