2015 Tourist Trains Guidebook

The Tourist Trains Guidebook, 5th edition, is your passport into the exciting world of heritage railroading.

The latest Tourist Trains Guidebook for 2015 puts readers on the right track for riding historic steam locomotives, taking in breathtaking scenery only visible from the rails, and stepping into the past.

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21st Century Steam excursions for 2015 include N&W 611, NKP 765 and Southern 4501

Norfolk Southern has published its schedule of 21st Century Steam excursions for 2015, some of which will feature the newly restored ex-Norfolk & Western J Class locomotive No. 611.
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N&W 611 Restoration Tour Feb 20th

The Virginia Museum of Transportation is offering a chartered bus trip to the North Carolina Transportation Museum (NCTM) in Spencer, NC, for an up-close tour of the restoration of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 Steam Passenger Locomotive.
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Winter Photo Special

The D&SNG will again offer an extraordinary opportunity to the passengers on the Winter Photo Train! Passengers will detrain in the wilderness to capture the beauty of an authentic steam train traveling along the Animas Canyon in the winter!
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Milwaukee Road No. 261 ‘North Pole Express’ train rides

Milwaukee Road 261 to begin ‘North Pole Express’ train rides in December

The “North Pole Express” train rides will operate multiple rides each day during Dec. 5-7 and 11-14 .
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SP&S No. 700 Holiday Express excursions

Spokane, Portland & Seattle 4-8-4 No. 700 will pull the 2014 annual “Holiday Express” excursion trains in November and December.
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Best selling 2015 Railroad Calendars

Lowest prices on the largest selection of the best selling 2015 train and 2015 railroad calendars. Choose from railroads of today as well as many vintage fallen flags, including ACL/SAL, B&O, C&O, Great Northern, Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, PRR, Rio Grande, New Haven, Milwaukee Road and  more.
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Western Maryland Scenic 2014 Schedule

September “Enthusiasts’ Weekend” on the Western Maryland Scenic

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 2014 schedule includes plans to host its first “enthusiasts’ weekend” in late September. The event is part of the railroad’s 2014 operating schedule and follows a successful 25th anniversary celebration in 2013.
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Milwaukee Road 261 to pull 2014 Fall excursion to Lake Superior Railroad Museum

The “Friends of the 261,” in cooperation with Amtrak, BNSF Railway and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, will operate the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 pulling a Fall excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minnesota.
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Reading & Northern No. 425 to pull 2014 Fall Excursions

Fall 2014 steam excursions on Reading & Northern 425

Reading & Northern 4-6-2 No. 425 will head up Autumn Leaf special excursions for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway on Oct. 11-12. The trips will operate from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe. Tickets for the trips are $69 per person.
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