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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.

To post a travel opportunity, email it to the Webmaster.
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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 August 16,  2018.

Upcoming Events

Jul Aug Sep 2018

HOLLYWOOD BEACH to Denver

Very limited space is still available aboard HOLLYWOOD BEACH on a post AAPRCO 2018 convention trip from either Saint Louis or Chicago to Denver and return.  Lv StL on Train #304 9/24. Lv CHI on Train #5 9/25.  Three nights parked at Denver Union Station in the posh LoDo District filled with cafes, shops, restaurants, boutiques and other venues galore. …

MOONLIGHT DOME + BIRCH GROVE (CHI-NOL-SAS-CHI)

Here is a rare “family and friends” private charter that is available to book at well below the normal per bed charter rate. Join Cincinnati Railway as we depart Chicago, behind Amtrak’s “City of New Orleans” on September 8, 2018 bound for New Orleans. Following our two day stay in the Big Easy, we travel west to San Antonio, TX …

AAPRCO 2018 Convention (Saint Paul, Minnesota)

There will be no special train to/from AAPRCO’s 2018 convention at Saint Paul, Minnesota, as Amtrak is unwilling to operate a special train for us.  Private cars participating in our 2018 convention will arrive/depart Saint Paul on Amtrak’s Empire Builder. We suggest you check the Travel Opportunities section of this website to see if any participating private car owners are …

BERLIN + FRANK THOMPSON Southwest Chief Victory Celebration

YES, I know this is last minute, but I am gauging interest in the following private car trip that follows immediately after AAPRCO’s 2018 convention.  Pricing will be in the range of $3500-3700 per person, double occupancy, depending on room type.  Please contact Kevin Moore ASAP at 814-229-6354 or kmoore.dmd@comcast.net if you have a serious interest in participating. We must …

STAMPEDE PASS Pontiac MI to Chicago IL 8-18-2018

Pontiac MI to Chicago IL Union Station (one way) August 18th, 2018 Enjoy summer evening scenes on the back of Amtrak’s famed Wolverine, train 355, between Pontiac, Michigan and Chicago Union Station, the epicenter of passenger railroading in America. Experience 110 mph in a dome car!  Departure from Pontiac is 5:35 PM; arrival at Chicago is 10:40 PM.  We’ll be …

LA Rail to Seattle

Silver Splendor and Pacific Sands Los Angeles to Seattle and return September 1 thru 7, 2018 Join us for a beautiful ride up the coast to Seattle. You will have 3 full days to enjoy all that Seattle offers. $3175 per person, limited space still available. Email john@larail.com or call 877 4-LARAIL ext 3.

LA Rail: AAPRCO Convention St Paul Trip

AAPRCO 2018 Convention Los Angeles to St. Paul and return (via Chicago and Seattle) September 14-29, 2018 This is LA Rail’s trip to AAPRCO’s annual convention, although there is no AAPRCO convention special train this year. Enjoy first class service and food on this 15 day trip.  For further info on convention events in St. Paul, please see  http://www.aaprco.com/conventions/2018-convention/ Price …

Oct Nov Dec 2018

LA Rail: Roots on the Rails

Roots on the Rails October 7-17, 2018 With the future of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief in great peril, and restrictions on private car operations, this may be one of your last opportunities to ride this set of five private cars over two of Amtrak’s legendary routes. Three sleepers (Palm Leaf, Cimarron River, and Pacific Sands), dome/diner Silver Splendor, and club lounge/concert …

Jan Feb Mar 2019

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Apr May Jun 2019

BERLIN (Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Special Trip #1)

Trip #1: The Westbound OVERLAND An Excursion to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike Chicago, IL to Denver, CO to Emeryville (Oakland), CA 2,438 miles of scenery and fun! Saturday, May 2 thru Tuesday, May 5, 2019 The BERLIN is proud to participate in two Golden Spike Excursions, operated by Altiplano Railtours, in May 2019. Plan to be …

BERLIN (Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Special Trip #2)

Trip #2: The Eastbound OVERLAND An Excursion to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike Emeryville (Oakland), CA to Denver, CO to Chicago, IL 2,438 miles of scenery and fun! Saturday, May 11 thru Tuesday, May 14, 2019 The BERLIN is proud to participate in two Golden Spike Excursions, operated by Altiplano Railtours, in May 2019. Plan to be …