Mainline steam in Niles Canyon featuring restored SP #2472 - March 30 & 31,
Relive the age of great trains behind a 1921 steam locomotive as it winds through
historic Niles Canyon from Sunol to Niles and back on a 90-minute journey. The Golden Gate
Railroad Museum’s restored steam locomotive Southern Pacific 2472 will be accompanied
by vintage equipment, re-creating a historic train – and creating memories for tomorrow.
The spring steam train will run two days, with three departures each day and will depart
Sunol Depot on March 30 & 31, 2013.
3/30 - Saturday: 11am, 1pm & 3pm
3/31 - Sunday: 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Tickets are available online at http://springsteam.eventbrite.com.
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.
All seating will be in coach class. 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
Unreserved seating is available in historic “Harriman” coaches or family-friendly
Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase
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.