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Total Tourist Railways in TEXAS: 9 Displaying 15 tourist railways per page.
Austin Steam Train
Address: 610 Brazos St, Austin, TEXAS, 78701 USA. Tel.: 512-477-8468 Toll Free:
After 40 years, steam railroading has returned to Central Texas with the advent of regular steam excursion service into the scenic Hill Country northwest of Austin. The Austin Steam Train Association has brought together a historic locomotive and train-set with a historic piece of railroad to give visitors and Central Texans an unforgettable experience of American railroading's glorious past. ASTA--a community-based, non-profit association--has restored both a vintage Southern Pacific steam locomotive plus a train of period passenger cars and, operating as the Austin & Central Railroad, placed them in regular weekend service over a scenic 33-mile route from Cedar Park to Burnet.
Hits: 2163    Rating: 6.25    Votes: 4 Rate/Vote It     Added: 5-Nov-2002

Jefferson and Cypress Bayou Railway
Address: 400 E Austin Street, Jefferson, TEXAS, 75657 USA. Tel.: 903-665-6400 Toll Free:
The Jefferson & Cypress Bayou is a live steam, narrow gauge railway. The route skirts the Big Cypress Bayou for a five mile, half hour round trip. Along the way, passengers view the only remaining civil war era Confederate powder magazine, the first artificial gas plant in the state, as well as many other historic sites. Narration is provided for your enjoyment. The locomotive and train were built in 1964 for the Six Gun Territory amusement park in Ocala, Fl and moved to Jefferson in 1985.
Hits: 1191    Rating: 1.67    Votes: 3 Rate/Vote It     Added: 17-Oct-2003

Longhorn and Western Railroad - Texas Transportation Museum
Address: 11731 Wetmore Road, San Antonio, TEXAS, 78247 USA. Tel.: 210-490-3554 Toll Free:
Texas Transportation Museum has its very own full size, operating railroad. Called the Longhorn & Western Railroad, it is the center piece of the museum. It is entirely the work of amateur, volunteer labor, and it is the essential element of the museum. There is a genuine antique depot, formerly located in Converse, Texas, which was built in 1913. There are two steam engines, two diesels, a passenger car, a business car, and a variety of other rolling stock, including cabooses and motor cars. Train rides are available every business day.
Hits: 1197    Rating: 2.00    Votes: 4 Rate/Vote It     Added: 17-Oct-2003

Mexico Outback Ltd.
Address: 5109 82nd St #7PMB138, Lubbock, TEXAS, 79424 USA. Tel.: (806)-797-7949 Toll Free: 800-770-1947
On our Copper Canyon Train Trip walking is optional which enables walkers and non-walkers to take the same trip. Ride the most dramatic railway in the Western Hemisphere and see the undiscovered frontier that only Mexico can offer. The train will take you over 400 miles, through 86 tunnels, over 39 bridges, pine trees at 8,000 ft. high to topical Los Mochis at Sea level.
Hits: 1251    Rating: 1.75    Votes: 4 Rate/Vote It     Added: 5-Nov-2002

Pan American Tours
Address: 5959 Gateway W. #160-B, El Paso, TEXAS, 79925 USA. Tel.: 800-876-3942 Toll Free: 800-876-3942
Take a train ride to another world... the world of Copper Canyon, a network of several major canyons combined with a series of lesser canyons. Cutting across the Sierra Madre in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the Barranca del Cobre (Copper Canyon) area is larger than the Grand Canyon of Arizona. The Train, which travels between Los Mochis and Chihuahua City, will take you from cactus and sagebrush to cedar and pine...and from your window you may marvel at cascading waterfalls and breathtaking views of the canyons. Along the way you can visit natural wonders and rustic villages.
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Six Flags AstroWorld 610 Limited Train
Address: 9001 Kirby Drive, Houston, TEXAS, 77054 USA. Tel.: 713-799-1234 Toll Free:
Take a trip around the park on the 610 Limited, a 36-inch gauge railroad.
Hits: 489    Rating: 1.00    Votes: 1 Rate/Vote It     Added: 17-Oct-2003

Six Flags Over Texas Railroad
Address: 2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TEXAS, 76010 USA. Tel.: 817-530-6000 Toll Free:
Board the Six Flags Railroad and take a relaxing ride to the Boomtown section. Six Flags is proud to feature the 101-year-old Jefferson Patton steam engine. Full paid park admission required.
Hits: 449    Rating: 0.00    Votes: 2 Rate/Vote It     Added: 17-Oct-2003

Tarantula Train - Grapevine Steam Railroad
Address: 709 South Main St., Grapevine, TEXAS, 76051 USA. Tel.: 817-625-RAIL Toll Free: 800-457-6338
The Tarantula Train consists of four passenger coaches and two touring coaches. The locomotive engine dates back to the late 19th century and the coaches date back to the mid 1920's. Experience the 1896 Steam Engine #2248 Thursday through Sunday! Diesel engine runs Wednesday. Substitute engines as operating conditions demand.
Hits: 1533    Rating: 3.00    Votes: 3 Rate/Vote It     Added: 5-Nov-2002

Texas State Railroad
Address: P O Box 39, Rusk, TEXAS, 75785 USA. Tel.: 903-683-2561 Toll Free: 800-442-8951
Texas State Railroad State Park, 499 acres, is located in Anderson and Cherokee Counties, between the Cities of Palestine and Rusk. The railroad was acquired by Legislative Act in 1971 and was restored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, with help from the Texas Department of Corrections, and was opened to the public in 1976. Since 1896, trains have rolled along the Texas State Railroad (TSRR), passing through the beautiful pineywoods and rolling hardwood creek bottoms of East Texas. The State Park's 50-mile, round-trip steam engine excursions take 4 hours.
Hits: 1833    Rating: 3.00    Votes: 3 Rate/Vote It     Added: 5-Nov-2002




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