Grab your friends and family and come out for a ride behind a vintage steam locomotive,
Southern Pacific No. 2472, as the train travels through scenic Niles Canyon.
What better way to get away from it all over a holiday weekend than enjoying the
comfort of a train?
The train will run two days over Labor Day Weekend. There will be three round
trip departures each day from the Niles Canyon Railway
- Saturday 8/30: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
- Monday 9/1: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Tickets are available online at
our ticket page.
Adult tickets start at $20. Tickets for children 12 and under are $10.
A special family fare is available that includes two adult and two child tickets
for $45. Reserved lounge seating is available for $30.
Coach and Open Car Seating
A trip in Coach Class is a great way to enjoy your journey. Grab a spot in one of
the open-air cars and sit back, relax and feel the wind in your hair as you travel
through beautiful Niles Canyon. Coach Class is excellent option for families as
well as there is plenty of seats to sit together as an entire family.
COACH CLASS SERVICE INCLUDES:
- Unreserved seating is available in historic “Harriman” coaches or family-friendly
- Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase
- Handicapped access is limited
21 and over, ID required
Reserved seating is available in our restored Art Deco Lounge, the Neil M. Vodden.
This car has been refurbished to its 1940’s appearance and features air conditioning
and a circular mahogany beverage bar framed by etched glass and mirrors. View
photos and details about this vintage car
RESERVED SEATING INCLUDES:
- Access to all open air cars, coaches and snack bar car
- Beer and wine available for purchase
- 21 and over, ID required
- Sorry, the Lounge is not ADA accessible
This weekend we will also be featuring our restored Fairbanks-Morse locomotive SP 1487. FM used its successful
line of submarine diesel engines to enter the locomotive market in 1947. This unusual
engine has a unique sound.
GGRM is one of the few museums in the country to operate a restored FM. Come see
SP 1487 in action along with the 2472!
Join the Niles Canyon Artisans at the Autumn Steam Train Weekend
This event is sponsored by the Pacific Locomotive Association and the GGRM as a
fundraiser to support the continued restoration of our historic artifacts and rail
Please Note: Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves
the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating
conditions demand. There are a limited number of Train Tickets available. Unsold
tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis. We strongly recommend
pre-purchasing your ticket in advance. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless
ticketed train does not operate.
Watch this site for future SP 2472 events