Category Archives: Railroading Events

Amtrak Ocean View dome car rides again

Amtrak dome car to run fall trips Amtrak’s fall schedule for its sole remaining dome car, the former Great Northern full length Ocean View dome car. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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2012 Autumn Leaf Rambler train

Virginia’s Autumn Leaf Rambler train to run October excursions. The Autumn Leaf Rambler train at Dillwyn, VA will begin running 3.5 hour round-trip excursions to New Canton on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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2012 Fall Color Excursions to Benefit Milwaukee Road 261

This autumn the “Friends of the 261” in cooperation with Amtrak, BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific will operate diesel-powered fall color excursion trains to help rise funds for the rebuilding of the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 steam locomotive. Share … Continue reading

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2012 Great Train Adventure

Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure heading to Pennsylvania October 15-25, 2012 The second annual Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure is heading to the Pennsylvania railroad heartland during October of 2012. On the heels of the quite successful 2011 … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific No.1293 steam excursions coming to Ohio in September

Canadian Pacific No. 1293 to steam on the CVSR The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has announced a series of steam-powered excursions this fall headed up by Canadian Pacific Railway No. 1293. The steam locomotive is currently maintained and stored at … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson,Band of Horses to perform on Railroad Revival 2012 Music Tour

Railroad Revival Tour 2012 Lineup Announced The 2012 Railroad Revival Tour is set to kick off Oct. 20 and will feature several musical acts traveling to outdoor concert venues by train, starting at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Ga. … Continue reading

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North Carolina Transportation Museum Fall Train Excursions

2012 Fall Train Excursions Nov. 3 & 4 The North Carolina Transportation Museum has announced it will operate two mainline fall train rides this November, from Spencer to Appomattox, Va., and Spencer to Toccoa, Ga. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train

Colorado Railroad Museum auction Wine Train Fundraiser The Colorado Railroad Museum will be operating the Colorado Wine & Music Train on Saturday, July 14. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s restoration projects. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Flagg Coal No. 75 gets steamed up on Naugatuck Railroad

Look for Flagg Coal #75 on the Naugatuck Railroad, June 8-17 Hank the Tank returns to the Naugatuck Railroad! “Hank the Tank Engine” will be the star attraction at this summer’s June 8 – 17 event, including Father’s Day Weekend! … Continue reading

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Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival

North Carolina Transportation Museum Hosts 2012 Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival The Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival will be held Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 from noon to 5 p.m. The Rail … Continue reading

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