Harzer Schmalspurbahnen GmbH

The lines of the former Nordhausen-Wernigeroder Eisenbahn and Gernrode-Harzgeroder Eisenbahn (first line opened 1887) were taken over from DR in 1993. The Nordhausen--Ilfeld section (11 km) is operated by dual-mode LRVs of Stadtwerke Nordhausen (qv). Extension from Gernrode to Quedlinburg (8·5 km, rebuilt from 1 435 mm gauge) opened 2006.

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