Red carpet rolls out for steam excursions in Chicago

Passengers will enjoy a VIP experience at LaSalle Street Station This summer, a restored 1940’s-era steam locomotive will operate The Joliet Rocket, a high-speed, passenger train excursion between Joliet and Chicago, Illinois for tourists railroad fans and the general public alike.

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Nickel Plate No. 765 to operate trips out of Steamtown National Historic Site

SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA – One of the biggest steam locomotive stars in North America will roll into Scranton to celebrate RailFest 2015 and the 100th anniversary of the Nicholson Bridge, officially referred to as the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct. On September 5th-7th, steam locomotive No. 765 will operate trips to the Delaware...

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Ticket sales begin for Indiana and Ohio trips

On May 13th at 6PM (EDT), tickets for steam locomotive no. 765’s first trips of the year will arrive at fortwaynerailroad.org or by phone at 1-888-718-4253. Prices and additional details for each trip are available here. Tickets for the Erie Limited between Buffalo and Corning New York and the Lehigh...

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Norfolk Southern features No. 765 in 2015 excursion season

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – World-famous steam locomotive No. 765 and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society will once again partner with Norfolk Southern Corporation to operate a series of special passenger excursions in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York as part of Norfolk Southern’s 21st Century Steam Program. No. 765...

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