Springtime Arrives at Texas State Railroad
Palestine, TX – Spring is right around the corner, and Texas State Railroad is preparing to kick off it’s 2019 excursions! These vintage train engines are warming up their cold engines just in time for Spring Break!
With spring comes fresh air and the burst of nature’s own vivid art! Reserve your seat early for The Dogwood Days Brunch Train departing March 24 at 1 p.m. at the Palestine depot. Passengers aboard Texas State Railroad will savor a scrumptious 3-course meal and a front row seat to the Dogwood Days springtime show. Ride throughout late March and early April to capture the beauty of luminous white and pink dogwood blooms outside your large window as you traverse through the Piney Woods of East Texas.
Both April 13 and April 20 are sure to have you hopping onboard! A very special guest will be egg’cited to see all the children and families join for the Easter Egg Express. Kids can roam the grassy hills in search of colorful eggs filled with candy and prizes and get a great photo taken with the Easter Bunny. A variety of food and drink specialties will be available for purchase. There’s no better way to celebrate springtime than with candy, photo-ops and lots of entertainment with this silly hare! These popular trains fill quickly, reservations are recommended.
Steam week is when the big machines of Texas State Railroad’s early days are on display at the Palestine depot. Come out Memorial Weekend May 24 through 26 and take the moment of a lifetime to see this display of notable steam and diesel engines showcased for photo opportunities. The property will be open to guests at 8:00 a.m. and the train will depart the Palestine depot at 11:00 a.m. Be sure to reserve your ticket for this Memorial Weekend’s event at Texas State Railroad!
Let this new year be the reason you reserve your seat aboard Texas State Railroad! With comfortable seating, pampering service, and picture size window views, it’s a unique opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Be sure and visit www.TexasStateRailroad.net to stay up to date on all 2019 train excursions, perfect for family, corporate meetings, reunions, and even those romantic date nights. New Season, New Reason to Ride!