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Plaue–Themar railway

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Plaue–Themar railway is a 62 kilometre-long, single-track, non-electrified, standard-gauge branch-line in the Thuringian Forest (Thüringer Wald) in Germany. [1]

10 relations: Eisenach–Lichtenfels railway, Hunsrück Railway, Ilmenau, Ilmenau station, List of railway museums in Germany, List of railway stations in Thuringia, Plaue station, Rennsteig, Thuringian Railway Company, Zig zag (railway).

Eisenach–Lichtenfels railway

The Eisenach–Lichtenfels railway (also called the Werrabahn in German—Werra Railway) is a single-tracked main line with a standard gauge of in Thuringia and Bavaria in southern and central Germany, that runs mostly along the river Werra. It runs from Eisenach via Meiningen to Eisfeld and, formerly, continued to Coburg and Lichtenfels. It was opened in 1858 and is one of the oldest railways in Germany. The railway company that built it, the Werra Eisenbahngesellschaft with its headquarters in Meiningen was also often called the Werrabahn. The company also ran various lines branching off the Werra Railway.

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Hunsrück Railway

The Hunsrück Railway (Hunsrückbahn) is a partially disused railway branch line in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, which branches from the West Rhine Railway in Boppard and used to run as far as Simmern.

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Ilmenau

Ilmenau is a town in Thuringia, Germany.

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Ilmenau station

Ilmenau station is one of four stations in the Ilmenau municipality in the German state of Thuringia.

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List of railway museums in Germany

This list of railway museums in Germany shows those locations where a heritage railway or tramway is operated or a railway museum or streetcar museum exists.

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List of railway stations in Thuringia

This list includes all 318 stations in Thuringia, that are currently served by public transport.

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Plaue station

Plaue (Thür) station is a junction station in the town of Plaue in the German state of Thuringia.

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Rennsteig

The Rennsteig is a ridge walk as well as an historical boundary path in the Thuringian Forest, Thuringian Highland and Franconian Forest in Central Germany.

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Thuringian Railway Company

The Thuringian Railway Company (Thüringische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft.) was a company that existed from 1844 to 1886 for the construction of railways in the Thuringian states.

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Zig zag (railway)

A railway zig zag, also called a switchback, is a method of climbing steep gradients with minimal need for tunnels and heavy earthworks.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaue–Themar_railway

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