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


Opening times: from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM

The last train will start at 5:00 PM from the parking lot Nachtigallstrasse and will usually end it’s tour there again at 6:00 PM (with the regular stops).

The Café Theresia provides fresh waffles, sausages, (lard sandwiches) and hot and cold drinks at every opening day!


Opening days 2024

Sunday07-Apr-2024Train operating day
Sunday05-May-2024Train operating day
Sunday02-Jun-2024Train operating day
Sunday07-Jul-2024Train operating day
Sunday04-Aug-2024Train operating day
Sunday01-Sep-2024Train operating day
Sunday06-Oct-2024Train operating day


Special events 2024

DayDate Event
Thursday03-Oct-2024Maus-Türöffnertag” (open doors day, organized by the german children [documentary] television series “Sendung mit der Maus”)
Saturday30-Nov-2024“Saint Nick Rides” – registration necessary*
Sunday01-Dec-2024“Saint Nick Rides” – registration necessary*
Saturday07-Dec-2024“Saint Nick Rides” – registration necessary*
Sunday08-Dec-2024“Saint Nick Rides” – registration necessary*

*A registration is necessary via the tourist information service “Stadtmarketing Witten“.


Departure times

Parking lot Nachtigallstr.Zeche TheresiaZeche NachtigallZeche Theresia
Direction: towards Theresiato Nachtigallto Theresiaback to parking lot
11:00 AM11:15 AM11:30 AM11:45 AM
12:00 PM12:15 PM12:30 PM12:45 PM
1:00 PM1:15 PM1:30 PM1:45 PM
2:00 PM2:15 PM2:30 PM2:45 PM
3:00 PM3:15 PM3:30 PM3:45 PM
4:00 PM4:15 PM4:30 PM4:45 PM
5:00 PM5:15 PM5:30 PM[5:45 PM*]

*last ride to the parking lot depending on demand



The entry to the mining and narrow-gauge railway museum Zeche Theresia is usually free, except for certain special events. For a ride with the Muttenthalbahn’s trains, day tickets are issued, which entitle a day validity for unlimited travel:

Adults5,00 €
Children (from 6 to 14 years old)2,00 €
Families (2 adults & 1-3 children)9,00 €

Our trains are exclusively operated by volunteers, ticket sales are intended to support the museum’s running costs.

The tickets of the excursion ship “MS Schwalbe” also apply to the Muttenthalbahn.

For the LWL-Industy-Museum Zeche Nachtigall is an additional ticket required. This ticket can be obtained in the foyer of Zeche Nachtigall.

If necessary, it is possible to take (a limited amount of) wheelchairs and baby strollers with the train.



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