Category Archives: Scenic Railroads

Florida Christmas Light Extravaganza Train Ride

The Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train runs a holiday special during the month of December that includes a Florida style Christmas Light Extravaganza tour from Ft Myers to Charlotte Harbor’s  waterfront canals. There is no mystery performance on … 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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Polar Express on Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge

Colorado’s  Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will begin their 2011 Polar Express™ train rides on November 18 and run through December 28. Polar Express trains will depart the Durango depot three times daily. The Polar Express™ comes to life … Continue reading

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Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No.152 out for overhaul

One of the last  modern-era L&N steam locomotives in existence and the only one in operation today, the Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No. 152  has been taken out of service. The 1905 locomotive was built by Rogers Locomotive Works and … Continue reading

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Florida steam train rides set to begin service

Steam Train rides are set to begin service at Florida tourist railroad The City of Tavares has finalized a contract with the Reader Railroad to bring a steam tourist train to the city. The Tavares, Eustis & Gulf LLC, an … Continue reading

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Renovated Club Car rolls again on Mount Hood Railroad

Renovated Club Car rolls again on Mount Hood Railroad HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Mount Hood Railroad has acquired a newly renovated ex-Long Island Rail Road club car to be used to host private parties and special events on August 27th. … Continue reading

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Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returns to Ohio September 2011

Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returning to CVSR Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) has announced they will be welcoming the return of the historic 2-8-4 Berkshire steam engine Nickel Plate Road  No. 765  to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad … Continue reading

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Cadillac Fall Color Trains Behind Steam Locomotive NKP 765

The Cadillac Fall Color Trains, behind steam locomotive NKP 765,  will operate on October 1, 2011 and October 15, 2011. Experience the brilliant and colorful display of the   Michigan fall foliage. Remember to bring your camera. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Complete North American Train Travel Guide Book

The Complete North American Train Travel Guide written by Jim Loomis Having traveled almost every North American rail route at least once, Jim Loomis has the track record to write this information-packed guide to rail travel. This book “is written … Continue reading

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July 2011 Grand Opening for Columbia Star Dinner Train

A new dinner train service will launch July 15, offering Friday and Saturday night departures from Columbia, Mo. The train will cover Columbia Terminal Railroad’s Columbia-Centralia, Mo., main line.The train’s equipment is painted for Wabash, the road that historically owned … Continue reading

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