Much to the delight of the many children who attended, the time had finally come again on Easter Sunday after more than 3 years of abstinence: The first steam train ran again on the Wiehltalbahn in bright weather - and had little surprises from the Easter Bunny on board for the children, who were very happy about it.

 After 3 years (a "felt eternity"), in which no operation was possible on the Wiehl valley railway due to the Corona pandemic and the bridge fire in Bielstein, it was finally time today: The reopening of the line was on the agenda.

 At Easter, the steam train of the "Bergischer Löwe" finally is to steam over the Wiehl Valley Railway between Engelskirchen-Osberghausen and Wiehl again after the corona pandemic and the Bielstein bridge closure. For some time now, the active members of the Förderkreis zur Rettung der Wiehltalbahn e.V. have therefore been working on the line. Now, there was the unusual use of a two-way suction vehicle on the Wiehltalbahn.

 The refurbishment of our Skl 53 work vehicle is another ongoing topic of our work. In the meantime, the reassembly of already refurbished and reconditioned components has begun...

 Timber loading at Osberghausen station for the southern German sawmill continued in 2022, albeit on a smaller scale. continued in 2022, albeit on a smaller scale. Obviously the largest quantities of damaged timber from the Oberberg forests have already been transported away.