NOTE: The train will be closed November 7th, 14th, and 21st, 2020
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November 27-28, 2020
December 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2020
Historic Jefferson Railway
Christmas Express (gas powered antique locomotive)
Narrated Day Trains will depart at 12:30 and 2:30
Depot opens at 11 am
Step back in time as the Historic Jefferson Railway, an antique gas-powered narrow-gauge train, embraces an old-fashioned Christmas in the country. Enjoy the vignettes along the track and hear about “The Wonder of Christmas” aboard the train that circles the Piney Woods along the Big Cypress Bayou. The ride departs each day at 12:30 and 2:30. Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Christmas Express Train. Tickets $12, plus tax; lap children free.
If you email, text or leave a voicemail regarding tickets, your tickets WILL NOT be confirmed unless you have a reply from one of our depot agents. Just sending along the message DOES NOT reserve your tickets. You must be at the depot 30 minutes before departure in order to pick up your boarding passes. We will consider your tickets cancelled if they are not picked up within 10 minutes of boarding and we will sell the tickets to our stand by passengers.
Due to the First Class Coach being enclosed, we are not able to maintain social distancing. Therefore we will only be using our open air cars. If you have already purchased tickets for the First Class coach, a depot agent will be reaching out to you or you may call 903-742-2041.
All train rides will run at capacity that complies with Governor Abbott’s orders. Tickets will sell out fast so please contact us for reservations. Ride at your own risk. We are not responsible for illness or injury.
When riding the train, we ask that you maintain a social distance 6-feet from other people outside your party. We strongly recommend wearing face masks to ride the train for everyone 10 years and older, but they are not required if you maintain social distancing. We do not provide face masks so please bring your own.
Your health and safety are important to us. Our staff has a heightened sense of awareness of the importance of maintaining hygienic standards to meet CDC, TDSHS, and OSHA requirements
Pursuant to Governor Abbott’s reopening plans. please self-screen before coming to this event. If your are sick or have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19, please stay home.
Pet friendly for friendly pets. Dogs and children must be controlled at all times. Parents and dog owners are personally liable for injury or property damage.
Saturday 11am – 4pm