This admission-only event will offer socially distanced train rides, vintage steam locomotive no. 765 operating for the enjoyment of attendees, historic railroad displays, and locally-owned food trucks. Tickets will only be available via pre-sale on our website.
The Autumn Railroad Festival will also feature two exclusive experiences with steam locomotive no. 765: Throttle Time, which will allow visitors to run the historic icon at its maintenance facility, and The 765 Experience, a hands-on, behind-the-scenes tour of what it takes to maintain and operate a 1940s steam locomotive.
All Pumpkin Train tickets are $8.00 and include admission to the event and one pumpkin per ticket. General Admission tickets are $5.00. 765 Experience tickets are $284.00 and Throttle Time tickets are $150.00. All train rides will be diesel-powered. Tickets will go on sale on September 2nd at 6:00 PM. Member pre-sales will begin on September 1st.
In concert with the Allen County Health Department, the Society will operate all trains at a reduced capacity and manage attendance with pre-sale tickets. Additional precautions for COVID-19 are available at fortwaynerailroad.org/covid-19.