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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 October 9, 2017.

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OCTOBER 2017

October 14: Steam Railroading Institute "Cadillac Limited"
Diesel-powered excursion from Mt. Pleasant to Cadillac, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Summer & Fall Gallery

October 14: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special"
Southern 2-8-0 #630 or 2-8-2 #4501 lead a trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Summerville, Georgia
More information: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

October 14: 470 Railroad Club "Crawford Notch Excursion"
Diesel-powered excursion with photo runbys on the Conway Scenic RR from North Conway to Fabyans, NH
More information: 470 Railroad Club
Related photos: Conway Scenic Railroad Photos

October 14: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Autumn Leaf Rambler"
Two excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn to New Canton, Virginia and return
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

October 14-15: Amtrak 5th Annual "Autumn Express"
Amtrak excursion from New York Penn Station, through Newark, up the River Line (West Shore) to Selkirk, across the Hudson at Castleton, and return via Amtrak's Hudson Line
More information: Amtrak

October 14-15: Sumpter Valley Railroad Photographer's Weekend
Photo runbys with Mikado #19, Heisler #3, and historic freight and passenger equipment - Baker City, Oregon
More information: Sumpter Valley Railroad
Related photos: Sumpter Valley Railroad Photos

October 14-15: Allentown & Auburn Railroad Steam Weekend
Jeddo Coal 0-4-0 steam locomotive #85 leads two weekends of trips from Kutztown to Topton, PA
More information: Allentown & Auburn Railroad

October 14-15: Reading & Northern "Autumn Leaf" Excursions
Reading & Northern 4-6-2 steam locomotive #425 powers excursions from Reading to Jim Thorpe, PA
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern 425 Photo Gallery

October 15: Steamtown Excursion to Delaware Water Gap
120-mile round-trip diesel-powered excursion to Delaware Water Gap from Scranton, Pennsylvania
More information: Steamtown National Historic Site
Related photos: Steamtown Photos

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October 21: ELDCPS Excursion from East Stroudsburg to Scranton
Diesel-powered round-trip excursion from East Stroudsburg to Scranton, Pennsylvania
More information: Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society (ELDCPS)
Related photos: Steamtown Excursion Photos

October 21: St. Marys Railroad "Halloween Express"
Lehigh Valley Coal 0-6-0 steam locomotive #126 pulls two weekends of excursions - St. Marys, Georgia
More information: St. Marys Railroad

October 21: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Autumn Leaf Rambler"
Two excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn to New Canton, Virginia and return
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

October 21-22: New River Train Excursions
Diesel-powered excursions from Huntington to Hinton, West Virginia, through the New River Gorge
More information: Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society

October 21-22: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special"
Southern 2-8-0 #630 or 2-8-2 #4501 lead a trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Summerville, Georgia
More information: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

October 21-22: Reading & Northern "Autumn Leaf" Excursions
Diesel-powered fall foliage excursions from Reading and Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern Railroad Excursion Photos

October 22: Steamtown Excursion to Cresco
Diesel-powered round-trip excursion to Cresco from Scranton, Pennsylvania
More information: Steamtown National Historic Site
Related photos: Steamtown Photos

October 22: ELDCPS Delaware Water Gap Excursions
Three diesel-powered excursions through the Delaware Water Gap from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
More information: Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society (ELDCPS)
Related photos: Steamtown Excursion Photos

October 27-29: Bellefonte Railroad Historical Society "Fall Foliage Excursions"
Two excursions per day from Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, including a Saturday trip with layover in Tyrone
More information: Bellefonte Railroad Historical Society

October 28: Mass Bay RRE's "Two Rivers Steam Special" on the Providence & Worcester Railroad
All-day excursion on the P&W and Amtrak from Worcester, Massachusetts to Old Saybrook, Connecticut, then steam-powered excursion (with photo runby) over all operable track on the Valley Railroad
More information: Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts
Related photos: Valley Railroad Photos

October 28: St. Marys Railroad "Halloween Express"
Lehigh Valley Coal 0-6-0 steam locomotive #126 pulls two weekends of excursions - St. Marys, Georgia
More information: St. Marys Railroad

October 28: Steam Railroading Institute "The Curwood Highlander"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers an excursion from Alma to Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Summer & Fall Gallery

October 28: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Autumn Leaf Rambler"
Two excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn to New Canton, Virginia and return
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

October 28-29: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special" Doubleheader
Southern 2-8-0 #630 & 2-8-2 #4501 doublehead a trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Summerville, Georgia
More information: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

October 28-29: New River Train Excursions
Diesel-powered excursions from Huntington to Hinton, West Virginia, through the New River Gorge
More information: Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society

October 28-29: Reading & Northern "Autumn Leaf" Excursions
Diesel-powered fall foliage excursions from Reading and Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
More information: Reading & Northern Railroad
Related photos: Reading & Northern Railroad Excursion Photos

NOVEMBER 2017

November 4: Falls Road Railroad Excursion
Excursion from Lockport to Brockport, NY, with photo run-bys and visit to the Medina Railroad Museum
More information: Niagara Frontier Chapter, NRHS

November 4: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special"
Southern 2-8-0 #630 or 2-8-2 #4501 lead a trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Summerville, Georgia
More information: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

November 4-5: Everett Railroad Photo Charter
Alco 2-6-0 steam locomotive #11 powers a photo charter around Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania and Claysburg and Martinsburg branches, plus night photo session
More information: Lerro Productions

November 6: Strasburg Rail Road Photo Charter
Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #475 will appear as N&W #382 for an all-day photo charter plus night photo session in Strasburg, Pennsylvania
More information: Lerro Productions
Related photos: Strasburg Rail Road Photo Gallery

November 11-12: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum "Summerville Steam Special"
Southern 2-8-0 #630 or 2-8-2 #4501 lead a trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Summerville, Georgia
More information: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

November 17-19: Steam Railroading Institute "North Pole Express"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers the annual Christmas excursions from Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Winter Gallery

November 24-25: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation "Holiday Express"
SP Daylight 4-8-4 #4449 powers hourly trips from Oaks Amusement Park, Portland, Oregon
More information: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
Related photos: Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 Photos

November 24-26: Steam Railroading Institute "North Pole Express"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers the annual Christmas excursions from Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Winter Gallery

November 30 - December 3: Milwaukee Road 261 "North Pole Express"
Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #261 leads short trips from St. Paul Union Depot, Minnesota
More information: Friends of the 261
Related photos: Milwaukee Road 261 Photos

DECEMBER 2017

December 1-3: Steam Railroading Institute "North Pole Express"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers the annual Christmas excursions from Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Winter Gallery

December 2: Lackawanna Heritage Valley Santa Train
Santa train from Carbondale to Steamtown, stopping at communities en route (Carbondale, Archbald, Jessup, Olyphant, Dickson City, and Scranton, PA)
More information: Lackawanna Heritage Valley & Facebook Event Post

December 2: Keokuk Junction Railway Santa Train
Annual Santa Train makes six stops between Mapleton and Smithfield, Illinois
More information: Keokuk Junction Railway

December 2: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Santa Train"
45-minute excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn, Virginia
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

December 2-3: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation "Holiday Express"
SP Daylight 4-8-4 #4449 powers hourly trips from Oaks Amusement Park, Portland, Oregon
More information: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
Related photos: Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 Photos

December 3: Minersville Santa Claus Train Rides
CNJ 0-6-0 #113 powers excursions from Minersville, Pennsylvania
More information: Railway Restoration Project 113

December 7-10: Milwaukee Road 261 "North Pole Express"
Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #261 leads short trips from St. Paul Union Depot, Minnesota
More information: Friends of the 261
Related photos: Milwaukee Road 261 Photos

December 8-10: Steam Railroading Institute "North Pole Express"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers the annual Christmas excursions from Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Winter Gallery

December 9: ELDCPS Santa Trains from East Stroudsburg to Slateford
Three diesel-powered excursions through the Delaware Water Gap from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
More information: Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society (ELDCPS)
Related photos: Steamtown Excursion Photos

December 9: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Santa Train"
45-minute excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn, Virginia
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

December 9-10: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation "Holiday Express"
SP Daylight 4-8-4 #4449 powers hourly trips from Oaks Amusement Park, Portland, Oregon
More information: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
Related photos: Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 Photos

December 10: ELDCPS Santa Train from East Stroudsburg to Gouldsboro
Diesel-powered round-trip excursion from East Stroudsburg to Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
More information: Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society (ELDCPS)
Related photos: Steamtown Excursion Photos

December 15-17: Steam Railroading Institute "North Pole Express"
Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 powers the annual Christmas excursions from Owosso, Michigan
More information: Steam Railroading Institute
Related photos: Steam Railroading Institute in Winter Gallery

December 16: Wiscasset, Waterville, and Farmington Railway Museum "Victorian Christmas"
Steam train rides and horse-drawn sleigh rides during this annual event in Alna, Maine
More information: WW&F Railway Museum

December 16: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS "Santa Train"
45-minute excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad from Dillwyn, Virginia
More information: Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

December 16-17: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation "Holiday Express"
SP Daylight 4-8-4 #4449 powers hourly trips from Oaks Amusement Park, Portland, Oregon
More information: Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
Related photos: Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 Photos

December 17: Minersville Santa Claus Train Rides
CNJ 0-6-0 #113 powers excursions from Minersville, Pennsylvania
More information: Railway Restoration Project 113

December 23: Wiscasset, Waterville, and Farmington Railway Museum "Victorian Christmas"
Steam train rides and horse-drawn sleigh rides during this annual event in Alna, Maine
More information: WW&F Railway Museum

FEBRUARY 2018

February 9-11: Nevada Northern Railway "Winter Steam Photo Spectacular"
3-day weekend photographing freight and passenger trains with 4-6-0 #40 - Ely, Nevada
More information: Nevada Northern Railway
Related photos: Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Spectacular

February 16-18: Nevada Northern Railway "Winter Steam Photo Spectacular"
3-day weekend photographing freight and passenger trains with 4-6-0 #40 - Ely, Nevada
More information: Nevada Northern Railway
Related photos: Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Spectacular

MARCH 2018

March 12-13: Southern Railway Photo Charter
Southern 2-8-0 #630 & 2-8-2 #4501 double-head a two-day photo freight, plus night photo session - Chattanooga, TN
More information: Lerro Productions
Related photos: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Photos

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