Sacramento Events

Weekend Excursion Train Ride


Aug 3, 2013 – 11:00 AM

(on various days)

125 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 Map

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Where: Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot (On Front Street between J and K Streets); Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Time: Departing hourly from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All aboard for the California State Railroad Museums popular excursion railroad -- the Sacramento Southern Railroad -- as it officially returns to operation for its 30th consecutive season Train ride guests delight in the sights, smells and sounds of an authentic, working locomotive as it rolls along the levees of the Sacramento River for a six-mile, 40-minute roundtrip excursion. Appealing to all ages, the experience offers guests with the chance to enjoy train travel from an earlier era. The train features a combination of vintage closed coaches with comfortable seats, and open-air gondolas with bench style seating. Same-day general admission weekend excursion train ride tickets are available in-person on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:30 a.m. the day of the train ride at the Sacramento Southern Railroad ticket office, located on Front Street between J and K Streets in Old Sacramento. Tickets to ride the first-class El Dorado are available to book in advance online at and groups interested in reserving the El Dorado for a regularly scheduled ride should call 916-322-7112. For More: 916-445-6645 or

$10; $5 children

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