Historical train transports tourists in open-air museum in Pribylina

First such railway in Liptov region.

(Source: TASR)

The historic train of Považská forest railway started to commute in the compound of the Museum of Liptov Village, an open-air folk museum in Pribylina. It is not the only open-air folk museum in the Žilina region, possible to discover with our travel guide.

Find out more about region of folklore, national parks and modern attractions in our Žilina Region Travel Guide.Find out more about region of folklore, national parks and modern attractions in our Žilina Region Travel Guide.

After Kysuce and Orava, this is the third functioning railway in Žilina region. It takes visitors from the folk architecture exhibition to the railway depot.

“It is extraordinary that we have succeeded in renewing the forest railway after 40 years,” said director of Liptov Museum in Ružomberok, Martin Krupa, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

Original technologies used

The narrow-gauge railway connecting the museum compound with the Považská forest railway depot was constructed with European funds of the Žilina self-governing region.

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