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2021 Excursion Train

Railtown 1897 , Jamestown, CA

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All Aboard For Family Fun In the Gold Country!
Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Days and Hours of Operation

April through September:
Saturdays and Sundays
10:30a.m. 12:00p.m. 1:30p.m. & 3:00p.m.

Ticket Pricing Information
Tickets are sold per person. Please select the appropriate quantity of tickets you need for each age range of passengers. 

Coach Class:

All train tickets include park admission.


Members ride free or at reduced cost based on their membership level.

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