Mainline steam in Niles Canyon featuring SP #2472 - May 26 & 27, 2013
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 Memorial Day Weekend. There will be three
departures each day from
Sunol Depot on May 26 & 27, 2013.
Sunday 5/26: 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 4 pm
Monday 5/27: 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 4 pm
Tickets are available online at http://sp2472maysteam.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
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
Handicapped access is limited
Adult beverages will be served in our restored Art Deco Lounge. This car, No.
2979, named "Neil M. Vodden," 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
here. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Lounge car patrons must be
21 or over and must have government issued ID. Unfortunately, the lounge
is not ADA accessible.
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.