to a trip with the steam train from Jädraås!
Jädraås is situated in the Iron Land
of Gästrikland (a province 200
km north of Stockholm) – a part of
Sweden where iron mines and blast furnaces once gave life and
activity to the district. In the year 1881 the railway was connected
to the village. About 6 kilometres of the old narrow gauge track is
still left, but now as the museum society Jädraås – Tallås Railway,
JTJ, with train traffic as it looked like a hundred years ago.
How to find Jädraås, press
Start the trip from Jädraås
and travel with the train to Svartbäcken Nedre. On return travel the
train makes a longer stop at Tallås. Here you can disembark for a
pause at the old station environment from 1880s. Café Mallet is
serving coffee, soft drinks, buns and more. You are also welcome to
bring your own packed lunch.
JTJ engine No 9 "TALLÅS" at the line, close to Finkelboda.
Photo: Lennart Nordh
Traffic days 2013.
- Sundays June 16 - August 25.
Train dept Jädraås at 11.00, 11.50, 12.42, 13.33 and 14.25.
- Great Train Weekend July 20-21 with a numerous
trains of different kinds during two days.
- Evening traffic on Saturday August 24. Steam trains
in the light of kerosene lamps from Jädraås 19.28, 19.55,
20.34, 21.06 and 21.50.
Round-trip 90 SEK (One-way
trip 55 SEK)
Children 7-17 years: Round-trip 40 SEK (One-way trip
Day ticket for unlimited travels during one day, 150
SEK (Children 7-17 years 60 SEK).
We don´t accept any kind of creditcards.
a part of former Dala-Ockelbo-Norrsundets Railway, DONJ. The common
task was to transport goods for iron and timber works. DONJ was
closed in 1970. At JTJ there are 5 steam engines, among them two
very large that was built to haul heavy timber loads up the steep
hills along the line of DONJ. JTJ also have several diesel engines,
about 15 passenger cars and almost 50 freight cars of different
kinds from DONJ and other railways.