Steam Train Special Program 2018

Tourist season 2018 - Fares

This year, the official opening of the new tourist season on the Vaser Valley will take place on March 22, 2018. The steam train will  carry you again through the wild Vaser Valley to Paltin station (km 21.6), giving you the opportunity to enjoy by the marvelous landscapes of the Maramures Mountains.

Easter Holidays: 7, 8, 9 and 10 April 2018

On Easter, special trains will be organized on the Vaser Valley, which offer the opportunity to surprise the rebirth of nature in all its splendor. We recommend booking or buying online in advance because the places are limited!

Pentecost Trains: 26, 27 and 28 May 2018

During the Pentecost, we will organize trains running on Saturdays 26 May, Sunday 27 May and outside the tourist program on Monday 28 May.
We recommend that you make a reservation in advance!
You’re welcome!

Methods of Reservation by Phone or Email:
1. During the High Season, reservations are made as follows: 
– Mocăniţa Special package – lunch included
– Organised groups of more than 15 paying passengers 
2. During public holidays / special events (Christmas, Easter, etc.): Reservations are obligatory for everyone wishing 
to travel on the Mocăniţa.

Attention!  With regards to services, we do NOT accept the return of tickets and/or requests for ticket refunds. Tickets ordered, paid for and handed over (at the company office) cannot be returned.  On certain days it is possible that tickets may no longer be available online, in which case you should try again the following day.  The supply of online tickets depends on available seats.

Land full of history

The Viseu de Sus forestry railway, located in the far north of Romania close to the border with the Ukraine, is an outstanding example of technical cultural heritage.

Steam Trains

Since 2000, regular steam trains for tourists have been running in the Vaser Valley. The trains operate from spring to autumn. Details and schedules can be found in the current timetable.

Locomotives and Wagons

You can visit numeous locomotives with historical value from past century or operational and functional modern locomotives.

Last of the Carpathian Forestry Railways

Steam trains run as far as Paltin station, approximately two hours from Viseu de Sus. In Paltin there is a stop of 1-2 hours before the trains return to Viseu de Sus. For train passengers a catering service is available at Paltin. It is also possible to take a short walk into the Carpathian forest, to visit an observation platform from where visitors can get a view over the Vaser Valley.

Forestry Railways

Since 1932, the Vaser Valley Railway, known locally as the “Mocanita” has been in almost constant use. Trains run into the valley six days a week to transport wood down to a processing plant in Viseu de Sus.

Food and drink

A train ride is sure to fuel your appetite! In addition to the established catering services offered at Paltin station and the Cafebar Elefant, commencing in 2011 we have a new catering service in the “Carpatia-Express” hotel train alongside the railway station in Viseu de Sus

Caravans

For motor homes and trailers we have a caravan park within the secure walled compound around the railway station in Viseu de Sus. For a small fee vehicles can be parked overnight. Electricity, the use of sanitary facilities and drinking water are included in the price.

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Locos & Wagons

We invite you to explore the history of locomotives. Get ready to fell the magic of these lands exploring the locos and wagons found here.

Since 2000, regular steam trains for tourists have been running in the Vaser Valley. The trains operate from spring to autumn. Details and schedules can be found in the current timetable.

Steam trains run as far as Paltin station, approximately two hours from Viseu de Sus. In Paltin there is a stop of 1-2 hours before the trains return to Viseu de Sus. For train passengers a catering service is available at Paltin. It is also possible to take a short walk into the Carpathian forest, to visit an observation platform from where visitors can get a view over the Vaser Valley.