Earn your Railroading Merit Badge at the B&SVRR

Do you belong to a Boy Scout Troop that would be interested in earning their Railroading Merit Badge this summer? At this time, two classes are available at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad: Saturday, July 9 and Saturday, August 13 Contact us at (515) 432-4249 or info@bsvrr.com for more information.

JHAM Speaker Series continues with Dr. Rudy Daniels

Dr. Rudy Daniels presents Steam Glory 101, Saturday, February 19th at 2 pm via ZOOM or attend live-in person, at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum in Boone, Iowa.Rudy’s free program will trace the evolution of the steam locomotive from its earliest experiments to the spectacular speedsters of the twentieth century. He will show how …

Valentine Dinner Trains have sold out

All Valentine Dinner Trains for our 2022 season have sold out. As an alternative, perhaps you would like to try our popular Sunset BBQ Dinner Trains operating in March and April. Prepaid reservations are required for all trains. Check availability and purchase tickets at bsvrr.com/tickets, or call (515) 432-4249.

Bill Greenley to speak at the James H. Andrew RR Museum January 15

Bill Greenley – Iowa Railroad Depots – Sat. Jan. 15, 2022 at 2 pm, ZOOM and Live-in person at museum Bill Greenley will highlight rare and unusual Iowa railroad depots from the Chicago & North Western, Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern as well as the Rock Island. Bill, with help from friends Jim Rueber, …

Today’s (12/11/21) trains operating as scheduled

Today’s (12/11/21) Santa Express trains are operating as scheduled. Please arrive at the depot one hour prior to departure. Don’t miss the train — it departs promptly at the advertised departure time. All aboard!

All Santa Express Trains for 2021 have sold out

All of this year’s Santa Express Trains have sold out. Our next special event will be February’s Valentine Dinner Trains. Ticket for those trains will go on sale January 3, 2022. We hope to see you next year!

2021 Santa Express tickets on sale November 1

Tickets for our 2021 Santa Express trains will go on sale November 1 (online at midnight, or via phone at 9 AM). For a complete look at departure dates, and additional event information, visit bsvrr.com/events. To purchase tickets when they go on sale, visit bsvrr.com/tickets, or call (515) 432-4249.

2021 Regular Season Winding Down

Our full schedule ends on Sunday, October 31, but there are still opportunities for you to take a train ride with us. Tickets still remain for our Fraser Trains on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There are still seats available on our final Pumpkin Express train on Saturday morning. And, you can still take a …

Ticket availability update

A limited number of tickets remain for Pumpkin Express Trains on Sunday, October 17, and Saturday, October 23. Otherwise, all Pumpkin Express Trains have sold out. Also, a VERY limited number of tickets remain for the 1:30 PM Fraser Excursion Train on Saturday, October 9. With the 1:30 PM train filling up, look for tickets …