Friends of the 261 has the right to cancel the trip without any detail or advance notice. If the trips are cancelled tickets purchased for said trip will be refunded in their entirety, minus any online fees occurred. Friends of the 261 is not responsible for equipment substitution and assumes no liability for inconvenience caused by delays. Trains will run rain or shine. All times are subject to that day’s train status and are not controlled by the Friends of the 261. Amtrak/Air Fare rates are only estimates & are subject to the discretion of their provider.



Harz Mountain Belle

Bookings made between 8th May 2024 and 12th November 2024
25% non-refundable deposit payable upon booking
Further 25% non-refundable payment due by 13th November 2024
Final non-refundable 50% balance due by 13th February 2025​

Bookings made from 13th November 2024
50% non-refundable deposit payable upon booking
Final non-refundable 50% balance due by 13th February 2025

Bookings made from 13th February 2025
Full non-refundable balance payable upon booking

Our Passenger Cancellation Policy

Should the passenger(s) choose to cancel their booking on the Harz Mountains Belle, the following charges will apply:

1. Cancellations prior to 13th November 2024 – 25% fee (loss of deposit)
2. Cancellations after 13th November 2024 – 50% fee (loss of deposit paid)
3. After 13th February 2025 – 100% fee

Once tickets have been purchased, you have accepted all the terms & conditions listed above.

Membership/donation entries

All submissions are final, no refunds or exchanges. This includes accidental and duplicate entries on the part of the submitting party.