The homepage of the working group Muttenthalbahn e.V., Witten / Ruhr

Welcome to the Muttenthalbahn light railway

All you need to know about the mining and narrow-gauge railway museum and operating days with further details on the Muttenthalbahn can be found on this page.

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The working group Muttenthalbahn has been based below Schloss Steinhausen directly by the River Ruhr in Witten-Bommern since 1989.
The premises used to belong to the now defunct Zeche Theresia Colliery which closed down as far back as 1892. This mine had played a role in the early days of the mining industry south of the Ruhr. Our working group had redeveloped the listed colliery buildings which now serve as a good homestead for the museum.

Please take a look at our homepage for your enjoyable perusal.



Our latest report:

We need your support

Every year, the ‘Volksbank Bochum Witten’ is sponsoring many projects of social clubs in our region. This time, we will participate with a request for sponsoring of a tamping machine. This machine would help us very much in maintenance and track-extension tasks! All sponsoring requests to the Volksbank will be presented on their webpage and are available for a public voting. For this voting, we need your support to raise our chance to get the tamping machine.

At *this page*, you can find the complete request (it’s only available in german) and the button to vote for us (‘Stimme abgeben’).

Thank you very much!
Your Arge Muttenthalbahn

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