If you are interested in going please contact Sylvie Pauly at firstname.lastname@example.org
12.15 a.m. Lunch at a restaurant nearby is an option.
Everybody pays his own lunch and drinks. (Please let me know before 3 of September to organize the restaurant).
2.15 p.m Departure with the steam train at the platform Train 1900 from Pétange to
Fuussbësch. (The platform is at the opposite side of the CFL station at the” rue de Niedercorn” in Pétange. There is also a parking place).
Guided walking tour (about 6 km) through the nature reserve „Giele Botter“ (a former open sky mine) to Fond-de-Gras.
At Fond-de-Gras we visit:
§ The café/restaurant „Bei der Giedel“ (the former miners’ café )
§ The old workers’ homes
§ The old grocery store „ Epicerie Binck“,
§ Paul Wurth Hall (the electricity generating room)
§ The rolling mill
§ The old station of the Train 1900 at Fond-de-Gras,
§ The rail depot with the restored locomotives, carriages and wagons
§ At Fond-de-Gras there will be also a very interesting photo exhibition called” in an old wagon
4.30 pm Break at the train station at Fond-de-Gras.
Departure with the steam train to Pétange at 5.30 p.m. (Arrival at Pétange at 5.52 p.m.)
Another departure with the railcar is at 6.40 p.m. (Arrival at Pétange at 7.00 p.m.)
Please reserve by phone before 5 September at (+352) 580 581
Adults 12 € / Children: 5 to 11 years, 7 € (guided tour and ticket)