Tickets on sale now for Pumpkin Express trains October 7, 14, and 21!
Experience elegant dining on the rails as it was during the golden age of rail travel. This enchanting ride through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley features historic 1950’s passenger cars used on the Union Pacific Railroad’s famous “City of Los Angeles” and “City of San Francisco” streamliners, which traveled between Chicago and the west coast. This train crosses the 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge, as well as the Des Moines River, on its journey through the river valley.
Schedule and Prices
Tickets are $90 per person regardless of age
Dates of Operation
Friday Evenings (6/2/22 through 10/27/23)
Saturday Evenings: (5/6/23 through 11/11/23)
Boards at 5:00 pm
(4:30 pm in Feb., Mar., Apr., Nov.)
Arrives back in Boone at 7:45 pm
(7:15 pm in Feb., Mar., Apr., Nov.)
Prepaid reservations are required
Please arrive one hour prior to departure time
Answers to common questions may be found in the Dinner Train section of our FAQ Page