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 …

Pumpkin Express 2021

Tickets for our 2021 Pumpkin Express trains are on sale now! Take the family on this one hour and thirty minute journey (across our 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge, and the Des Moines River Bridge) to the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s pumpkin patch. Once at the patch, children will be able to …

Here comes Thomas!

Following up on our last “What’s It? Wednesday”, the item pictured is the headlight of Thomas The Tank Engine. We didn’t think the day would ever come, but now we can officially announce that Thomas The Tank Engine will be returning to Boone, Iowa in September, and that tickets are on sale! Our 2021 Day …

Weekend Getaway

Looking for a fun family outing? The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s 2021 season is now underway! Our trains operate Thursday through Sunday (Closed Monday through Wednesday), now through October 31. Admission to the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum is included with most train tickets. The museum is also open Thursday through Sunday through October …