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Now taking reservations for school year 2018
Age specific narration aboard the train
Book now for Civil War Living History
Each trip is tailored to suit your specific age group; narration can be focused on a particular subject (Jefferson history, steamboats, trains, eco-habitat, The Civil War, etc.)
Flexible scheduling options:
Start a day in Jefferson with a morning train ride, or have a pleasant afternoon trip. Time of departure is up to you.
Each train ride departing from the depot will include an educational discussion and viewing of the gators at Diamond Don Gator Pit.
Lunch facilities with clean restrooms at the heated and air conditioned depot. Bring your own sack lunch, we can accommodate small groups – either before the train or after.
When your group rides the train, we can assist you with tour booking at Turning Basin Riverboat Tours, Lone Star Carriage rides, Jefferson Historic Museum, Museum of Measurement and Time, The General Store, Jefferson Fudge Company, and other attractions in Jefferson. Leave the footwork to us – we make it easy for your students to experience these destinations. We will require separate checks for each attraction.
Train Group Pricing for gas locomotive (call for pricing for steam train):
Tiered pricing – The larger the group, the better the price.
Less than 70 students = $6 per ticket ($350 minimum)
70-100 students = $5 per ticket
Above 100 = $4 per ticket
There is a 50% security deposit required at time of booking. No cancellations within seven days of event. Special events require 21 day cancellation.
Payment in full for groups is required prior to boarding train.
Access for Physically Challenged Persons
There are two steps leading into the front lobby of our depot. There are also three steps leading to the upper area and to the bathrooms. We do have a ramp that can be accessed at the back of the depot which gives entry to the upper depot level and the bathrooms. We do have handicapped parking for vehicles on the street near the train. There are several steps up to our First Class coach. Some physically challenged persons may have difficulty accessing this coach. As we are a narrow gauge train, the width of our First Class coach will not accommodate handicapped conveyances. Some seats in this car face forward and some face backward. If you have a problem with motion sickness, please call to advise a depot agent so that we can re-arrange the assigned seating to meet your needs. We can accommodate a wheelchair or similar conveyance in the handicapped area of our open coach. However, this area must be reserved ahead of time, so please contact a Depot Agent if you need special accommodations.
In case of inclement weather situations or mechanical issues where the train DOES NOT RUN (late runs and delayed starting do not apply), passengers may receive the calculated refund value in the form of an exchange voucher valid for future Historic Jefferson Railway events OR passengers may receive the calculated refund value in the form of cash, check or credit to credit card depending on the form of payment that was used for the ticket(s) being refunded.
For refund of individual tickets, less a 10% refund service charge, cancellations must be made more than 3 days in advance. Within 3 days, you will receive a 50% refund. There will be no refunds the day of the event. No portion of the ticket convenience fee will be refunded.
Group tickets are non-refundable.
Cancellations will not be honored unless you speak directly with a depot ticket agent or receive a direct reply to an email. We will not accept cancellations via phone messages or email for which you have not received a confirmed reply. It is your responsibility to follow up to be sure that we have received your message.