Our World Famous "Run-A-Locomotive" program allows you, our visiting public, to rent a vintage diesel locomotive and operate it on the museum grounds, under the close supervision of your own private instructor. Relive a childhood fantasy! No experience required, just an adventurous mind. Income from locomotive rentals helps fund the restoration of our historic equipment. The "R-A-L program" has three basic & two special plans, all include private instruction from a qualified engineer.
Plan A - $225 for 1 hour
Switch Engine: SP 1100 (EMD TR6A).
Plan B - $250 for 1 hour
Road Engine: WP 917D (EMD F7) or SP 2873 (EMD GP9)
Plan C - $350 for two hours
Switch Engine for the first hour and Road Engine for the second hour.
*Please note that while advanced reservations are strongly encouraged, walk-ins will be taken on a time available, first come first served basis, weather, personnel, and locomotive availability permitting.
See our Full RAL Web Page
for more details.
For Further Rental Information and Appointments...
Call 530-832-4131 - Run-A-Locomotive Rental Information
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