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4 soleilsVicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin

Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin
© OPT - Joseph Jeanmart
  • Address:
    ASVi asbl
    Rue du Fosteau 2A
    6530 THUINBelgium

  • MAPS: Google Maps
  • Opening Dates
    • from Monday 1 April 2013 to Friday 31 October 2014
      • Weekends and holidays : 11:00-18:00
      • Thursday : 11:00-16:00

Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin
© OPT - Joseph Jeanmart
Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin
© OPT - Joseph Jeanmart
Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin
© OPT - Joseph Jeanmart

The Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin is a museum dedicated solely to trams of all kinds: steam, electric, diesel.


Discover:
  • Over 20 former trams: from steam trams to electric trams
  • Tram journeys on the Thuin-Lobbes line
  • One-off events and special days

A tram journey through time

The Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre, Lobbes-Thuin contains over 20 former SNCV (vicinal) tramcars. It houses a steam engine from 1888 and the oldest completely electric tramcar, built in Belgium in 1901.

The tramcars run on the Thuin-Lobbes line, which is the last Belgian metric SNCV railway line allowing electric, diesel and steam tramcars.

The line has also been extended to Biesme-sous-Thuin, along the RAVeL 109 route.


Opening times

Open on Sundays and bank holidays from April to September. Saturdays in July and August.
The museum is also open on reservation.
Visits take place with a multilingual guide (French, Dutch, English).

Trams can be put in circulation for group bookings outside normal operational periods, 365 days a year.

Special days

  • The weekend of the 15 August is the tram festival.
  • Heritage days in September.
  • Tram Night on the last Sunday in October.


You can also take advantage of the RAVel network which passes through Thuin and the Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre, Lobbes-Thuin.


The Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre, Lobbes-Thuin, take a historic tram!



FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED PARKING FOR COACHES Car park DOGS ALLOWED Cafeteria Shop ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN PARKING FOR TWO-WHEELED VEHICLES

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 71 37 00 05
  • fax : +32 (0) 71 37 00 05
  • website : http://www.asvi.be
  • email : asvi@asvi.be

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