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2023 Excursion Train - Diesel Wednesdays

Railtown 1897 , Jamestown, CA

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All Aboard For Family Fun In the Gold Country!

Diesel Wednesdays in June and July are pulled by a historic diesel from the Parks roster.

Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic 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

Wednesdays - June 8th - July 26th

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.

Trains are typically pulled by steam locomotives on Saturdays, however, motive power is subject to change without notice.

All sales are final.