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Travel Opportunities

Rail Travel Offered By AAPRCO Members

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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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Travel Opportunities are listed in the order received by the Webmaster, sorted by calendar quarter.  This information was last updated on March 20, 2020.

Upcoming Events

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Apr May Jun 2020


The dome car Northern Sky and deluxe sleeping car Berlin are traveling from Emeryville, CA, to Chicago, IL, departing on May 15, 2020. The cars depart will Emeryville attached to Amtrak’s train #6, the California Zephyr, at 09:10 AM PDT. The Zephyr’s journey will take the Northern Sky and Berlin through Sacramento, the capital of California at around 11:00 AM. …

MOONLIGHT DOME + BIRCH GROVE (Washington and New Orleans)

Chicago – Washington – Chicago – New Orleans May 1-8, 2020 Spend a few days on your own in Chicago before boarding the private cars Moonlight Dome and Birch Grove in Chicago’s Union Station, travel on Amtrak’s Capitol Limited to Washington DC, then on Amtrak’s Crescent to the birthplace of jazz – New Orleans, with our final rail travel taking us …


St Louis to Chicago (one way only) June 26, 2020 HOLLYWOOD BEACH is offering a public trip, one way from STL to CHI, using Amtrak train 306, on Friday, 6/26.  The fare is $299. For reservations, please contact Keith White ASAP at  or call 708-446-1269. Both a release from liability form and a contract of carriage will be required for signature …

Jul Aug Sep 2020

AAPRCO 2020 Convention

We are working with Amtrak planning a special train (The American Autumn Explorer) from Chicago IL to our 2020 convention at Burlington VT; after the convention concludes, the special train will travel from Burlington to Albany-Rensselaer NY and terminate there. The current plan is to depart Chicago September 22; arrive Burlington September 27.   Parked overnight for activities at various …


Chicago – Burlington – Chicago AAPRCO 43rd Annual Convention September 22 – October 1, 2020 AAPRCO is working with Amtrak on a convention special train departing Chicago on September 22, with activities at several intermediate locations prior to arriving in Burlington on September 27, where the AAPRCO 43rd annual convention will be held September 28-30, 2020. After the convention activities …

Oct Nov Dec 2020

Autumn Colors Express 2020

Huntington to Hinton WV and return October 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2020