GOTLAND HESSELBY RAILWAY IN DALHEM
Trains pulled by
our steam engine
operate on our
during the summer
Timetable for service: Hesselby
(Dalhem) - Tule - Hesselby
Sundays: 5th of June – 28th of augusti, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: 29th of June – 20th of August
Departures from Hesselby station: 10.50, 12.40, 14.10, 15.40
Departures from Roma station:
11.36, 13.27, 14.55, 16.25* (*= Only to Hesselby station)
Ticket prices: Hesselby - Roma - Hesselby (round-trip) Adults SEK 120, children 3-15 years 60 SEK.
Tickets for shorter trips and single way tickets is sold on request.
Important information for our visitors:
engine is over 95 years old. Since it is a delicate piece of machinery,
breakdowns may occur. At times it may not be possible to repair the engine
until the next day.
On these occasions service is provided by a historical
diesel locomotive. We also do this in very dry weather conditions.
steam engine "Dalhem" at the Roma station, with coaches SlRJ F
43 and GJ Co 8.
Photo: Daniel Åhlén
RENT A TROLLEY
During the summer of 2016 it will be possible to rent trolleys. But only on days when
there is no train service.
also features an
exhibition of the
uniforms and more.
The exhibition is
from the 5th
of June to the 28th of August and on all
days from the 27th
July to the
of August between 11.00 - 16.00
HOW TO FIND THE GOTLAND
HESSELBY RAILWAY IN DALHEM OR ROMA
follow county road 147 (which terminates at Slite in the east) for about one
kilometre. After one kilometre - and you are now east of the “Visbyleden” route (148) -
you turn right. The blue road sign will say ”Dalhem 17".
pass through the hamlet ”Endre”, reaching Dalhem shortly afterwards.
Hesselby station is situated in the Dalhem parish, 700 meters south
of the church which is one of the island’s
grandest places of worship. Other sights in Dalhem is the country store museum,
If you prefer to travel by bus to Dalhem, take
bus service 41 from Visby bus station. It
operates daily between Visby and Katthammarsvik.
Roma station is situated in the middle of Roma village. From Visby follow the county road 143 15 kilometers to Roma. Look for a brown roadsign at the left side of the road, with the text "Museijärnväg"
If you prefer to travel by bus to Roma, take bus service 11 from Visby bus station. It
operates daily between Visby and Hemse/Burgsvik.
railway station of Burgsvik featuring a railbus prior to departure towards
Post card from the archive of the Gotland Train Association.
THE RAILWAY CAFE
The Railway Cafe, which has both an open-air and an indoor cafeteria, is
famous all over Gotland for its tasty and home-made sandwiches and
cakes. The Gotland Train Association leases the café to Eva and Ove, who runs the café. The Railway Cafe is open
weekends during the spring and on sundays
from 5th of June to 28th of Augusti and every day from the 27th June of July to the 20th of
August between 11.00-17.00. Telephone
to the Cafe:
+46498-380 43. We
suggest that group
visits are booked
During the entire season, groups are of course most welcome on train service
On other days, we are happy to arrange for special trains. Such arrangements
are subject to a surcharge.
Please book in advance on telephone +46498-380 43 or +46498-509 90.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE GOTLAND TRAIN ASSOCIATION!
Support the work of the Gotland Train Association by becoming a member.
Members receive our magazine "Spårstumpen" and free trips on the
The fee for one member (living abroad) 2016: 325 SEK
Family members (living abroad) pays 375 SEK/year Permanent members pays
4 000 SEK
Our swedish bank giro number is: 271-5043
IBAN: SE 41 8000 0848 0690 3327 5687 BIC: SWEDSESS
Dalhem Hesselby 166, S- 622 56 Dalhem, SWEDEN
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ferries from Nynäshamn and Oskarshamn to Visby. Shorter journey times because
of new high-speed crafts (3 hours and 15 minutes)
The buses on Gotland Timetables of town and county
buses. Line 41 goes to Dalhem.
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LINKS TO OTHER RAILWAY
the Anten-Gräfsnäs Railway (Close to Gothenburg)
the Bergslagernas Railway Society
forest railwayon the island Öland
the Dal-Västra Värmlands Railway
the Association of the narrow gauge railways
HWJ the Railway Hultsfred-Västervik
the Jädraås-Tallås Railway
the Tram museum of Malmköping
the Nynäshamns Railway museum
the Railway of Ohs
the Swedish Railway society - railway links
the Railway of Risten-Lakvik
the Railway society of Roslagsbanan (in Stockholm)
the Skara-Lundsbrunns Railway
The Swedish Railway museum in Gävle
Swetramway – the Swedish trams on the net
the Upsala-Lenna Railway (at Uppsala)
the Wadstena-Fogelsta Railway
the East Södermanlands Railway
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1st of march 2016
We are very grateful to our translator, Mr Par
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