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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 February 2, 2018.

Upcoming Events

Jan Feb Mar 2018

Saint Patrick’s Day in Savannah

DEARING + BERLIN Washington DC to Savannah GA and return March 15 – 19, 2018 Savannah is the home of the nation’s second largest Saint Patrick’s Day parade.  Stay onboard the cars parked at the Amtrak station in Savannah.  Our van will provide transportation between the station and the parade and the associated festival downtown, where bands perform live music …

Apr May Jun 2018

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC

DEARING + BERLIN April 13 – 18, 2018 Huntington WV to Washington DC and return Stay onboard the cars parked at Washington Union Station.  Meals enroute, daily breakfast in Washington DC, and daily happy hour.  $1500 per person, double occupancy of a bedroom. All bedrooms have private showers.  Two bedrooms have upper and lower beds priced 20% less. Email  …

AAPRCO 2018 Black Hills Special

AAPRCO is working with Amtrak and BNSF Railway to plan our 2018 mid-year special train.  The current proposal for “The Black Hills Special”, which is subject to approval by all host railroads and subject to change, is as follows: Participating cars cars will arrive at Lincoln NE on Amtrak trains 5 and 6. May 18th:  Lincoln NE to Alliance NE …

HOLLYWOOD BEACH (AAPRCO 2018 Black Hills Special)

The recently refurbished private car HOLLYWOOD BEACH (SAL Silver Meteor “Sun Lounge” car) is offering limited bedroom space for “The Black Hills Special”, AAPRCO’s planned mid-year 2018 special train from Lincoln NE to Denver CO thru the Black Hills, on May 17th thru 22nd, 2018. Our trip will begin and end at Chicago, traveling west from Chicago to Lincoln before …

MOONLIGHT DOME + BIRCH GROVE (Vermont Rare Mileage, June 2018)

Join the Cincinnati Railway group as we travel to Burlington VT on June 6th thru June 13th, 2018. Twenty four passengers will travel onboard the MOONLIGHT DOME and BIRCH GROVE private cars from Chicago, IL to Burlington, VT and back. Some of our passengers may wish to join us in Albany-Rensselaer, so as to avoid the travel time to and …

Jul Aug Sep 2018

AAPRCO Convention Special Train (September 2018)

Our plans for our 2018 convention envision a special train (Lake Superior Limited) originating at New Orleans on Saturday September 15th, making overnight stops at Memphis (two nights),  Fort Madison (one night) and Minneapolis – St. Paul (one night), enroute to Duluth.  Arrival at Duluth would be on Wednesday September 19th.  While at Duluth, the convention special train would be …

Oct Nov Dec 2018

New River Train Excursions (October 2018)

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 …