Narrow-gauge railway: Hajnówka – Topiło

On the territory of Bialowieza Forest is located a net of narrow-gauge railways which was built by Germans exploiting the Forest during the World War I. These raiways were used till the end of 1980s for transporting of wood out of the Forest. Nowdays about 17 km of the railways are used. They are one of the most interesting attractions of the region, an original and comfortable form of getting to know wild nature. Ride time of this rotue in both directions (including parking) – about 4 hours, distance – 11 km. Conditions of ride:

 

1. For individuals

 

a. Ticket prices:

Normal – 30 zł,

Reduced rate ticket – 20 zł (for children and teenagers from 5 to 19 years old, people with disabilities)

Carriage of the bicycle, dog – 5 zł

Children under 5 years old – free.
 
You can buy a ticket before departure at the headquarters of the Hajnówka Forestry (Nadleśnictwo Hajnówka). see the place

 

b. Departures take place:
 
Weekly timetable (from 1 July till 31 August):
Tuesday – 10.00 a.m.
Thursday – 10.00 a.m.
Saturday – 10.00 a.m.
Sunday – 10.00 a.m.
 
Weekly timetable (from 1 September till 31 September):
Thursday – 10.00 a.m.
Saturday – 10.00 a.m.
 
 
Duration of trip – 3 hours with some time (about hour) to spend in Topilo

 

2. For groups
 
a. Price:
for whole train – 1900 zł
 
b. Discounts:
schools including highschools
institutions and organizations which takes care of people with disabilities
price with discount – 1300 zł
 
c. Boooking
The duration of ride in both directions and stop up to 5 hours, back before 10.00 p.m.
Group reservation no later than 7 days before the planned departure.
 

 




Contact Details

17-200 Hajnówka
Kolejki Leśne 12

phone: + 48 85 682 26 89
email: kolejki_lesne@wp.pl
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