Travel Opportunities
Rail Travel Offered by AAPRCO Members

Updated January 16, 2015  

Although our members often charter their cars to an individual or company, many offer travel opportunities to others. As individual car owners inform us of opportunities where space is available on their car(s), those travel opportunities will be posted here.

The actions of the members of AAPRCO, Inc. are those of independent contractors. AAPRCO, Inc. does not own nor operate cars and does not make any representation as to the services provided.


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This information was last updated on January 16, 2015
Travel Opportunities are listed in order of the date of departure.

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH 2015

UNIQUE RAIL TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
LOS ANGELES to SEATTLE and return
ACOMA, PALM LEAF and MONTANA
March 1 – 6, 2015

Here’s a unique opportunity to be part of an exclusive charter with the Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, in a three-car consist of vintage cars from the Milwaukee Road and Santa Fe. Great company, great scenery and great food!

Two roomettes have opened up on the Friends' March Getaway excursion that includes the Milwaukee Road business car MONTANA, Santa Fe 10-6 sleeper PALM LEAF and Santa Fe buffet lounge ACOMA. Guests will have full access to all three cars, as well as the MONTANA's open rear platform that offers extraordinary, open-air views of the passing scenery.

You’ll travel behind Amtrak’s Coast Starlight, one of the nation’s most dramatic and scenic rail routes. Fare includes:
* round trip transportation from Los Angeles to Seattle and return
* sleeping accommodations throughout the trip
* full meals enroute, as well as coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks, wine and beer throughout the day
* continental breakfast and happy hour on the two-day layover in Seattle. (Lunch and dinner are on your own as you explore this great "foodie" destination.)

Fare is $2,225 for each roomette on the PALM LEAF. A small portion of each fare will go to support the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad’s ongoing preservation and interpretive mission.

The full itinerary is:
Sun. March 1, 2015 10:10 am Depart Los Angeles Union Station
Mon. March 2, 2015 8:37 pm Arrive Seattle King Street Station
Tue. March 3 and Wed. March 4 Private railcars parked at Seattle King Street Station
Thurs. March 5, 2015 9:35 am Depart Seattle King Street Station
Friday. March 6, 2015 9:00 pm Arrive Los Angeles Union Station

For more details or to book your space, contact:
Tim Tennant, President and CEO
Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Inc.
timtennant@cumbrestoltec.org
505-880-1311

APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2015



AAPRCO Special Train "The Texas Special"
Albuquerque - Lubbock - Houston - San Antonio
April 19-21, 2015
AAPRCO Mid-Term Events
San Antonio, Texas
April 22-23, 2015

AAPRCO is planning a special train (The Texas Special) one way from Albuquerque NM to San Antonio TX, prior to the mid-term activities at San Antonio. This planned special train is pending review, approval and pricing by Amtrak, BNSF and UP.

Look here for more information on The Texas Special and the events at San Antonio.

Look here for those cars that will offer space on their trip
to and from the AAPRCO mid-term 2015 events at San Antonio.



Join the Cincinnati Railway Company onboard
the Birch Grove and the Moonlight Dome
on the 2015 Mid-Term AAPRCO Special Train to San Antonio, Texas
Cincinnati – Chicago – Albuquerque – Lubbock – Houston - San Antonio – New Orleans - Chicago - Cincinnati
April 16 – April 29, 2015


This is a special train you won’t want to miss since it will travel over some rare off-Amtrak mileage.
Since this is an AAPRCO sponsored special train, all passengers must be members of AAPRCO or the guest of a member. Passengers may board in Cincinnati, Chicago, or Albuquerque.

$5200.00 single occupancy. 50% deposit at time of booking.

Nothing like being on rare mileage & enjoying the views from a dome!

Call us to make your reservation at 513-791-7245 or email Vicky at vicky@cincinnatirailway.com.
www.cincinnatirailway.com



DEARING and BERLIN
A Trip to AAPRCO's 2015 Mid-Term Events, to Fiesta San Antonio and to the New Orleans Jazzfest
Washington - Chicago - Albuquerque - Lubbock - Houston - San Antonio – New Orleans - Washington
April 15 – April 26, 2015


Please visit our website for details of this exciting trip, which includes a substantial amount of rare mileage, off the Amtrak system, on the AAPRCO Texas Eagle special train from Albuquerque to San Antonio.

Since The AAPRCO Texas Eagle is an AAPRCO sponsored special train, all passengers on the special train must be members of AAPRCO or the guest of a member. AAPRCO membership is not required for travel on the other segments of this trip.

Call us to make your reservation at 706-323-3231 or email us at dearingrr@aol.com.
www.dearingrailroad.com

JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2015

AAPRCO 38th Annual Convention
St Louis, Missouri
October 1-3, 2015
AAPRCO Spirit of St Louis Special Train
Chicago - Cincinnati - Louisville - St Louis - Chicago
September 27 - October 4, 2015

Look here in 2015 for those cars that will offer space on their trip
to and from the AAPRCO convention at Saint Louis, Missouri.

NO TRIPS LISTED AT THIS TIME. CHECK AGAIN ANOTHER TIME.

OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2015

NO TRIPS LISTED AT THIS TIME. CHECK AGAIN ANOTHER TIME.

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