Category Archives: Railroading Events

Norfolk Southern 2012 Steam Excursions

Steam Excursions for NKP 765 & Southern No. 630 Announced The 2012 steam excursions schedule for Norfolk Southern employees this spring and summer has been tentatively announced. There will also be several events where the locomotives will be on display … Continue reading

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2012 National Train Day

Now in its 5th year, National Train Day is back to celebrate train travel and the ways trains touch the lives of people with events across America. This year, festivities will highlight the unique perspective passengers enjoy as they take … Continue reading

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Union Pacific 844 July Steam Excursion

Tickets are now on sale at the Cheyenne Depot Museum  for a one way Union Pacific 844 steam excursion on July 22. The trip will be to ferry the locomotive and cars from Denver to Cheyenne following the Denver Post … Continue reading

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Santa Fe 3751 Grand Canyon Limited Steam Excursion

The Arizona Centennial Commission has declared that the “Grand Canyon Limited” is now an Official Event of the 2012 Arizona Celebrations and the Santa Fe 3751  steam locomotive will run a 6 day steam train ride May 14-19 to the … Continue reading

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NKP 765 Celebrates Norfolk Southern’s 30th Anniversary

NKP 765 set to pull steam excursions for employees celebrating Norfolk Southern’s 30 years of service. The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society is proud to announce that the 1944 restored Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive No. 765 has been selected … Continue reading

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At the Throttle Cab Rides Return to N.C. Transportation Museum

North Carolina Transportation Museum Spencer, North Carolina At the Throttle cab rides are back at the N.C. Transportation Museum and this is your chance to be the engineer on the  Lehigh Valley Coal #126  steam engine. This is a unique … Continue reading

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Railfest 2012 at the Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad will be holding it’s 2012 Railfest at the Rusk Depot over May 5 and 6. Saturday, May 5 Pineywoods Steam Excursion 11:00am to 3:30pm Enjoy a steam excursion through the piney woods of East Texas. Tickets: Click … Continue reading

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Friends of the 261 National Railroad Day 2012 Excursion

This May,  Friends of the 261 is offering another “trip back in time” opportunity to ride vintage passenger cars from the Twin Cities to Milwaukee and then on to Chicago behind Amtrak’s Empire Builder. Comfortably relax aboard fully restored luxury cars … Continue reading

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Strasburg Railroad-Final Chance to Enjoy Day Out With Thomas™ in 2011!

Strasburg Rail Road Final Chance to Enjoy Day Out With Thomas™ in 2011! Thomas the Tank Engine pulls into the station at Strasburg Rail Road for his final 2011 visit at the end of this month.  Don’t miss your chance … Continue reading

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Santa Express Trains coming to Royal Gorge Route

Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route Railroad will begin the holiday season with this years first Santa Express Train scheduled to begin on Nov. 18. The railroad is expecting a large turnout this year. It anticipates carrying more than 20,000 passengers, a … Continue reading

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