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Railfan Events & Train Excursions Calendar

This page provides a calendar of upcoming railfan events and excursions throughout North America. For tourist railroads offering regularly scheduled excursions, please see the Tourist Railroads & Museums Pages. To add your event or excursion to this page, please Submit Your Event. Last updated March 4, 2024.

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FEATURED EVENTS

May 17-18: Durango & Silverton Photo Charter
Pulled by a K-36 or K-37, our photo charter will feature a work train consist with MOW hoppers and flat cars headed toward Needleton. A night photo session in the Durango Yard and roundhouse rounds out the event. Durango, Colorado
More information: Dak Dillon Photography

MARCH 2024

March 16: Winterail
Railroad photography exposition and railroadiana show - Corvallis, Oregon
More information: Winterail

APRIL 2024

April 19-21: Sugar Train Photo Special
U.S. Sugar 4-6-2 steam locomotive #148 powers 3 days of excursions with photo runbys over 100 miles of the South Central Florida Express Railroad
More information: Sugar Express

April 20: Western Maryland Alco S6 on the Middletown & Hummelstown
8 hours of photo opportunities including a night session at Middletown’s iconic street-running trackage - Middletown, Pennsylvania
More information: Gunnoe Media

April 24 - June 4: CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour
Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 #2816 tours from Calgary to Mexico City to celebrate the anniversary of the CP/KCS merger
More information: CPKC

April 27: Ashland Train Day
20th annual street festival and railfan extravaganza - Ashland, Virginia
For more information: Ashland Train Day

April - December: Western Maryland Scenic Railroad "Experience Georges Creek"
Series of photography events that document rehabilitation of Georges Creek Railway in western Maryland, including track work sessions, first passenger train miles, and photo freight w/ WM GP9 #25
More information: Gunnoe Media

MAY 2024

May 11: CNJ 113 Night Photo Session
CNJ 0-6-0 #113 will be fired up for the event, with Project 113 volunteers posing for scenes - Minersville, Pennsylvania
More information: Railway Restoration Project 113

May 17-18: Durango & Silverton Photo Charter
Pulled by a K-36 or K-37, our photo charter will feature a work train consist with MOW hoppers and flat cars headed toward Needleton. A night photo session in the Durango Yard and roundhouse rounds out the event. Durango, Colorado
More information: Dak Dillon Photography
Related photos: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Photos

May 18: Granite State Scenic Railroad "Granite State Special"
Excursion over the entire line from Meredith to Lincoln, New Hampshire
For more information: Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts

May 18-19: Walkersville Southern Railroad Steam Trains
Jeddo Coal 0-4-0 steam locomotive #85 pulls three excursions each day - Walkersville, Maryland
More information: Walkersville Southern Railroad

May 18-19: Hocking Valley Steam Train Special
0-6-0 steam locomotive #3 leads two trips from Nelsonville, Ohio
More information: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

May 20: Colorado Railroad Museum Photo Special
Photo opportunities featuring RGS 20 and Rio Grande 491 plus night photo session - Golden, Colorado
More information: Dak Dillon Photography

May 20: Kentucky & Tennessee Railway #12 Photo Charter
Southern 2-8-2 #4501 (as K&T #12) leads a charter with photo run-bys, antique props, and period actors - Chattanooga, Tennessee
More information: Steven Saine Railfan Productions
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

May 25: Reading & Northern Iron Horse Ramble
Reading 4-8-4 T-1 #2102 leads an excursion from Reading Outer Station to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern Photo Gallery

May 25-27: Walkersville Southern Railroad Steam Trains
Jeddo Coal 0-4-0 steam locomotive #85 pulls three excursions each day, plus Saturday evening photo special - Walkersville, Maryland
More information: Walkersville Southern Railroad

JUNE 2024

June 1-2: Walkersville Southern Railroad Steam Trains
Jeddo Coal 0-4-0 steam locomotive #85 pulls three excursions each day - Walkersville, Maryland
More information: Walkersville Southern Railroad

June 22: Reading & Northern Iron Horse Ramble
Reading 4-8-4 T-1 #2102 leads an excursion from Nesquehoning to Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania for the 43rd annual Founders Day Festival
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern Photo Gallery

AUGUST 2024

August 17: Reading & Northern Iron Horse Ramble
Reading 4-8-4 T-1 #2102 leads an excursion from Nesquehoning to Pittston, Pennsylvania for the annual Tomato Festival
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern Photo Gallery

SEPTEMBER 2024

September 19-23: White Pass & Yukon Rail Enthusiast Spectacular
3-day charter featuring Baldwin 2-8-2 #73 and GE shovelnose diesels operating the full route between Carcross, Yukon and Skagway, Alaska
More information: Trains & Travel International

OCTOBER 2024

October 8-9: Valley Railroad Company Photo Charter
Two days of photo opportunities in beautiful fall colors including a passenger and freight consist, pulled by 2-8-2 #40 and 2-8-2 #3025. Essex, Connecticut
More information: Dak Dillon Photography
Related photos: Valley Railroad

October 15: Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Photo Charter
McCloud River 2-6-2 #25 leads a photo freight - Garibaldi, Oregon
More information: Brodie Photography
Related photos: Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

October 17: Niles Canyon Railway Steam Photographers Special
Photo charter with Clover Valley Lumber #4 and Robert Dollar Co #3 - Sunol, California
More information: Brodie Photography

October 21-27: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Photo Charter
Charter features D&RG 4-6-0 #168, 2-8-0 #315/425, K27 #463, and a K36 doubleheader with a variety of consists between Chama, New Mexico and Antonito, Colorado
More information: Lerro Photography
Related photos: Cumbres & Toltec Freight, Cumbres & Toltec Passenger, D&RGW 315

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