Spurred by the 'integrated concept of action', which was worked out for Morsbach last year, the municipality could take ownership of the DB area including the existing railway facilities after years and years of talks on March 3rd, 2017. 

 On September 8th, 2017, the new "Boxberg"-roundabout in Waldbröl was officially dedicated. The 'guest of honour' (steam locomotive 'Waldbröl' of the 'Bergischer Löwe') was welcomed enthusiastically.

 Waldbröl has been reconnected to the DB railway network! The gap in the rails that had been opened back in 2014 due to the pending construction of the 'Boxberg' roundabout, has been closed again.

 There was new activity on the 'Boxberg Roundabout' construction site ...

 This year the season opening on the Wiehltalbahn was on Easter Monday. The weather was appropriate for mid-April. While there still were scattered showers with a smattering of snowflakes during the first ride in the morning, the weather largely brightened up and was sunny in the afternoon, but still cold.