Park Railway “Peißnitzexpress”

Parkeisenbahn Peißnitzexpress

Little children can go on a big trip through Halle’s green heart with the Peißnitzexpress.

The Peißnitzexpress was put into operation on 12 June 1960, as the eighth children’s railway of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and goes on a two-kilometre circuit passing through two stations (Peißnitzbrücke and Schwanenbrücke) and two stops (Bürgerbrücke (formerly Eissporthalle) and Birkenallee).

The railway operates from the 9 April – 6 November 2022*
The Peißnitzexpress stays closed from 18 July – 22 July.

Trains depart every full and half hour.
*Please check the opening hours at (in German)

Prices (round trip)

Adults (from 14 years): €3.00 (incl. VAT)
Adult groupcard for 6 person (from 14 years): 15,00 € (incl. VAT)
Children (2–14 years): €2.00 (incl. VAT)
Children groupcard for 6 person (2–14 years): 10,00 € (incl. VAT)

Further information can be found on the website of the supporting association at: (in German)