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Ticket sales begin for Indiana and Ohio trips

By | Excursions, News

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.

Wabash Cannonball (July 18th and 19th)
between Fort Wayne and Lafayette, Indiana

Standard Coach (Adult) – $119.00
Standard Coach (Child) – $99.00
Deluxe Coach – $149
First Class – $249
Dome Class – $349
Hollywood Beach Class – Waitlist?
Dover Harbor Class – Waitlist

Astabula Special (July 25th and 26th)
between Youngstown and Ashtabula, Ohio

Standard Coach (Adult) – $99.00
Standard Coach (Child)- $79.00
Deluxe Coach – $129
First Class – $199
Dome Class – $299
Hollywood Beach Class – $299
Dover Harbor Class – Waitlist

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Prices and additional details for each trip are available here.

Tickets for the Erie Limited between Buffalo and Corning New York and the Lehigh Gorge Special between Allentown and Pittston, Pennsylvania will go on sale June 1st at 9AM (EDT). Prices and additional details for these trips are forthcoming.

All trips are daily round-trips departing in the morning and returning each night and include standard coach, deluxe coach, first class, dome, and specialty classes.

Additional operations with the 765 are also being planned, including the 765’s appearance at Steamtown’s Railfest and trips to the Nicholson Viaduct in September.

Due to the locomotive’s busy summer and fall schedule, the Society’s Annual Open House is now scheduled for June 13th and 14th, allowing visitors and future passengers the opportunity to experience No. 765 up close.

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Norfolk Southern features No. 765 in 2015 excursion season

By | Excursions, News

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 will operate several round-trip excursions originating of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Youngstown, Ohio; Buffalo, New York; as well as Allentown and Scranton, Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the 765 will operate one round-trip per day. There are no no overnight trips.

Additional information including times, ticket prices, accommodations, boarding sites, and other details about each trip will be available on the event calendar. All excursions are round-trips operated once per day between the departure and arrival cities unless otherwise noted.

Tickets for the excursions will be available for purchase online at fortwaynerailroad.org and over the phone by calling 1-888-718-4253 this summer. Norfolk Southern employees can arrange for tickets through the company portal.

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Society members will receive information and advance ordering instructions in the mail.

July 18th & 19th
FORT WAYNE – LAFAYETTE, INDIANA

July 25th & 26th
YOUNGSTOWN – ASHTABULA, OHIO

August 1st & 2nd
BUFFALO – CORNING, NEW YORK

August TBD
ALLENTOWN – PITTSTON, PENNSYLVANIA

September 12th & 13th
SCRANTON – NICHOLSON, PENNSYLVANIA

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