Since 1995 the Museumrailway S.T.A.R. exploits the railwayline between Veendam en Musselkanaal with historical steamtrains. The connection was in use until the eighties by the national railway company (NS). The track follows the border between the provinces of Groningen and Drenthe. It goes through the region known as the Groningse Veenkolonien (peat moor country). With its length of 26 km it is the longest museumrailway in the Netherlands. During the trip you have an excellent view at the widerange landscape en characteristic elongated building of the so-called Kanaalstreek. Read more>>
You can start your journey only at Stadskanaal Station, not at any of the other stations.
Reservation is required. You can make a reservation by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by phone: +31 599 65 18 90