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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.

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This information was last updated on April 24, 2017.

Upcoming Events

Apr May June 2017

Fernandina Beach FL Shrimp Festival (May 3 – May 10)

DEARING Washington DC – Jacksonville FL – Washington DC May 3 – May 8, 2017 (Note: trip details revised/updated March 23rd) All aboard for a trip to the 54th annual Shrimp Festival at Fernandina Beach, Florida! Our adventure begins in Washington DC on Wednesday, May 3. We depart Union Station at 7:25 PM and can pick up passengers all along …

“The River Cities Rail Tour” (May 25/26 – May 29/30)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. presents “The River Cities Rail Tour” St. Louis – Chicago – Kansas City – St. Louis – Chicago From St. Louis, Thursday, May 25, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017; 5 Days, 4 nights From Chicago, Friday May 26, 2017 – Tuesday, May 30, 2017; 5 Days, 4 nights Tour Highlights: • Convenient boarding locations in …

“Twin Cities Zephyr Rail Tour” (June 21/22 – June 25/26)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. presents The “Twin Cities Zephyr Rail Tour” St. Louis, MO – Chicago, IL – Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN Chicago, IL – St. Louis, MO From St. Louis, Wednesday, June 21 – Monday June 26, 2017; 6 days, 5 nights From Chicago, Wednesday, June 22 – Sunday June 25, 2017; 4 day Tour Highlights Welcome aboard our extended …

GREENWICH ESTATE Western Adventure May 30, 31 & June 4, 7 and 8

Traveling by train can be a fun, exciting way to see this beautiful country. But traveling cross-country on a private rail car is an incredible one-of-a-kind event. The height of luxury awaits you aboard the GREENWICH ESTATE. Relax aboard this completely refurbished, former Pennsylvania Railroad parlor car while your personal chef prepares your meals. Enjoy yourself with up to ten …

DOVER HARBOR: Pittsburgh (May 27-29)

PENNSYLVANIAN – EAST & WEST: DOVER HARBOR WEEKEND TRIP New York, Philadelphia and Lancaster to Pittsburgh PA and return May 27-29, 2017 Enjoy a Memorial Day holiday weekend getaway traveling on a scenic ride across Pennsylvania (including around world-famous Horseshoe Curve) to Pittsburgh. This weekend package includes round trip private rail car travel aboard DOVER HARBOR including meals, snacks and …

DOVER HARBOR: New York (May 26-30)

THE NEW YORKER – PULLMAN SERVICE: DOVER HARBOR TRIP Washington DC, Baltimore, Wilmington and Philadelphia to New York NY and return May 26-30, 2017 Travel on this Memorial Day holiday weekend trip in Pullman style on this rail only trip aboard DCNRHS classic 1930s Pullman rail car, DOVER HARBOR to New York, NY. The round trip fares are a bargain …

AAPRCO “Kansas City Rocket” Special Train & Events at Kansas City (May 18-20)

AAPRCO “Kansas City Rocket” Special Train Chicago IL – Clinton IA – Nevada IA – Kansas City MO May 18, 2017 AAPRCO 2017 Mid-term Events Kansas City, Missouri May 19-20, 2017 Thursday, May 18 Our trip will originate from Chicago Union Station. To avoid scheduling conflicts with Metra, plan for a very early morning departure. From the Windy City, we’ll …

SWIFT STREAM: AAPRCO’s Kansas City Rocket (May 17-20)

Chicago to Kansas City (one way) May 17-20, 2017 Please see this document for details of our participation in AAPRCO’s rare mileage special train one way from Chicago to Kansas City on May 18th, and lodging onboard our car parked at Kansas City Union Station during AAPRCO’s mid-term events on May 19th and May 20th.  

SWIFT STREAM: Kansas City to Chicago (May 16)

Please see this document for details of our one way positioning move from Kansas City to Chicago on May 16th, as we prepare to participate in AAPRCO’s Kansas City Rocket rare mileage special train.

BERLIN: Cardinal & Pennsylvanian (May 26-27)

Huntington WV – New York NY – Pittsburgh PA Looking for something to do over the Memorial Day weekend? A hundred bucks can get you a day on a private railroad car!  How about 1112 miles and 2 trains over 2 days for two hundred bucks? Occasionally, we offer discounted rides when we position the BERLIN to/from other cities in …

BERLIN: Pennsylvanian (May 28)

Pittsburgh – Harrisburg – Pittsburgh Looking for something to do over the Memorial Day weekend? Two hundred bucks can get you a day on a private railroad car, 498 miles of the former PRR’s “Broad Way” across the Keystone State, plus some food and drinks! Occasionally, we offer discounted rides when we position the BERLIN to/from other cities in preparation …

July Aug Sep 2017

Green Mountain Flyer (2017 Convention Special Train)

AAPRCO 2017 (40th Annual) Convention Burlington VT September 19 – 21, 2017 Green Mountain Flyer Special Train Albany-Rensselaer NY – Utica NY – Saratoga Springs NY – Bluff Point (Plattsburgh) NY – Whitehall NY – Rutland VT – Burlington VT – Hoosick Junction NY – Albany-Rennselaer NY September 14 – 22, 2017 The Green Mountain Flyer will be a special …

“The Montana & Glacier National Park Special” (July 8/9 – July 15/16)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. presents “The Montana & Glacier National Park Special” A Fun Filled Private Car trip Up to 9 days and 8 nights all inclusive tour based on your itinerary Departing from either St. Louis or Chicago July (8)9 – July 15(16), 2017 Come and experience Glacier’s pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over …

AAPRCO Convention: MOONLIGHT DOME + BIRCH GROVE

Join the Cincinnati Railway Company onboard the Moonlight Dome and the Birch Grove on the 2017 AAPRCO Convention Special Train to Burlington, Vermont Chicago – Albany – Burlington, VT – Albany – Chicago September 11 – 24, 2017 This is a special you won’t want to miss since it will travel over some rare off-Amtrak mileage. Since this is an …

Pacific Northwest Circle Trip: July 28 – August 6

Pacific Northwest Circle Trip Los Angeles to Portland, Seattle, Whitefish and return July 28, 2017 – August 6, 2017 LARail.com presents a Pacific Northwest adventure July 28 thru August 6, 2017. The trip features two days in Portland OR, two days in Whitefish, MT with a tour of Glacier National Park, and two days in Seattle WA. Fare is $3495 …

DEARING: Independence Day in Washington DC

Huntington WV – Washington DC – Huntington WV July 2 – 5, 2017 Travel aboard the DEARING/BERLIN to the nation’s capital for a patriotic 4th with a front row seat for the parades, music and fireworks. You’re in the center of the action while we are parked at Washington Union Station. National Independence Day Parade Line up along Constitution Avenue …

AAPRCO Convention: DEARING + BERLIN

Chicago IL/Huntington WV – Burlington VT – Huntington WV September 9/10 – 24, 2017 September 9 The BERLIN will depart Chicago at 6:40 pm in time for you to enjoy evening snacks and drinks. You can rock yourself to sleep behind Amtrak’s Capitol Limited and awake to breakfast in your bedroom. A light lunch will be served prior to our …

Oct Nov Dec 2017

The New River Train Excursions (October 21, 22, 28 and 29)

The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society is proud to present the world-renowned New River Train excursions through the beautiful New River Gorge in southern West Virginia. As one of the newest national parklands, the “Grand Canyon of the East” along the New River is majestic and breathtaking in fall colors in mid to late October. It is during this …

Jan Feb Mar 2018

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