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 April 23, 2021.

Upcoming Events

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Jul Aug Sep 2021

AAPRCO American Autumn Explorer 2021

This document contains our current plan. AAPRCO-AAE-2021 Check Travel Opportunities at this website to see which private cars will be participating in this special train and offering space to passengers. This will be an AAPRCO sponsored special train, so passengers must be AAPRCO members or the guest of a member.

FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN (Colorado Adventure)

Chicago to Denver and return August 11-19, 2021 Deep River Rail Ventures, LLC is pleased to announce a nine day, one-of-a-kind private rail excursion with railcars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN. In addition to visits to numerous tourist rail excursions & museums, our trip includes the very first Inaugural Run of Rocky Mountaineer’s Rockies To The Red Rocks two day excursion …


Chicago to St Louis and return September 4, 2021 Enjoy a morning departure from Chicago/Joliet to St. Louis, with return in the evening. A great opportunity to sample Private Railcars on this 14 hour round trip with two hours in St. Louis (if train is on-time southbound). Breakfast, light lunch and full railroad style dinner served. This trip will feature …

STAMPEDE PASS (Carbondale)

Chicago to Carbondale and return September 5, 2021 Depart Chicago/Homewood in the morning with breakfast service. Lunch is served just before our arrival into Carbondale. After a quick 2 hour turnaround, the train departs Carbondale in the afternoon with a traditional railroad style dinner served, followed by a nighttime arrival back into Homewood/Chicago. This trip will feature the “STAMPEDE PASS” …

Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

New York to Orlando, Miami and return September 28 thru October 4, 2021 Private Car Service presents a trip from New York to Florida and return, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.  We will use the private cars LAMBERTS POINT and SALISBURY BEACH, operating on Amtrak’s Silver Meteor, trains 97/98, …

Oct Nov Dec 2021

West Virginia Autumn Colors Express

October 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2021 Huntington, Charleston to Hinton and return

AAPRCO 2021 Sugarland Limited

Attention rare mileage enthusiasts! We are planning to have the Sugar Express steam locomotive #148 (former Florida East Coast Railway) power the AAPRCO special train on the South Central Florida Express Railroad. The current planning is to cover the entire line from Sebring to Ft. Pierce, Florida over several days. We are also planning a side trip to an online …

Cincinnati Daylight Express

Chicago to Cincinnati (one way) October 19, 2021 Cincinnati Daylight Express

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