Events and Excursions

We operate and host a variety of steam-powered vintage passenger excursions and special railroad events throughout the year. From exciting, mainline trips behind steam locomotive events to local events at our restoration site in New Haven, Indiana, families, passengers and visitors of all ages and backgrounds can go back in time with us.

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Many events and excursions are typically announced each Spring.


Unless otherwise noted, all events and excursions are open to the public.

2022 Indiana Rail Experience | July – October

The Indiana Rail Experience will bring a number of distinct train rides, community events, and special occasions to families, railroad fans, and people of all ages in the region. Over...

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08 July 2022

2022 Members Day Event


We’re pleased to invite our Members Day event at the Indiana Rail Experience! On August 26th, Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society members will enjoy an exclusive evening with steam locomotive...

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26 August 2022

6th Annual Pumpkin Train


Ticket sales begin September 28th. The perfect fall event for families and train lovers on Saturday, October 8th, and Sunday, October 9th. Tickets are $8.00 and each ticket includes one...

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08 October 2022

20th Annual Santa Train


Ticket sales begin November 9th. Explore Santa's railroad workshop and climb aboard his red caboose! This year, the 20th Annual Santa Train will return one week earlier on November 26th...

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26 November 2022