Easter Lunch Train

Join us for our Easter Lunch Train where you will enjoy a 4-hour round-trip journey through the Piney Woods of East Texas.  We will depart from our Palestine, TX Rail Depot and traverse the tracks through the Piney Woods over to our Rusk, TX Rail Depot. We will deboard the train at the Rusk Rail Depot and have a savory Easter lunch on the beautifully decorated grounds.  

We will offer 5 different seating classes on this excursion. Guests in each class on the Easter Lunch Train will be served complimentary appetizers onboard, with some classes also receiving a complimentary champagne/cider toast upon departure.  A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 

Lunch will be served on the grounds of our Rusk TX Rail Depot and is included in the price of your ticket.        

This is NOT a steam event.

ADA-Compliant Car Available– Please contact our Reservations Desk directly at 855-632-7729.

A $3.00 Historical Preservation Fee will be added to the individual ticket rate at checkout.   This fee goes directly towards, our depots and the railroad and is used to protect, enhance buildings, places and objects of historical and cultural significance. 

Caboose

$950 flat rate (up to 8 people)
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Exclusive private car with a capacity of up to 8 guests.   Features comfortable individual seating, cupola seating for a birds-eye view and private outdoor viewing platform.  In addition, this car is temperature controlled and features a private restroom.  A personal car attendant will serve a complimentary Champagne or Sparkling Cider toast and freshly prepared appetizers to each guest upon departure.  A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.   This car is NOT ADA-compliant. 

Presidential Car 1511

Adult Ticket - $131
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The nostalgic Car 1511 is an ADULT ONLY car that features comfortable seats, intimate table service, large picture windows and a private outdoor viewing platform. In addition, this car is temperature-controlled and has a restroom.   Upon departure, a personal car attendant will serve a complimentary Champagne or Sparkling Cider toast and freshly prepared appetizers to each guest.  A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks are available for purchase.  This car is NOT ADA-compliant.  

Presidential Car 42 Couches

Adult Ticket - $131
Child Ticket (2-12yr) - $101
Adult with Lap Child Ticket (under 2yr) - $136
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Art Deco inspired, Car 42 features comfortable COUCHES with intimate table service and large picture windows.   In addition, this car is temperature-controlled and has a restroom.   Upon departure, a personal car attendant will serve a complimentary Champagne or Sparkling Cider toast and freshly prepared appetizers to each guest.  A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as well as snacks are available for purchase.  This is a family friendly car, and all seating is assigned.   Parties with an odd number of guests may share a COUCH with a non-party guest.  It is recommended for parties of more than 4 (Four) to book a combination of both types of seating (Couches and Tables) to sit across the aisle.  Booking both COUCHES and TABLES will require separate reservations when booking online.   This car is NOT ADA-compliant.   For assistance with booking please call 855-632-7729.

Presidential Car 42 Table w/Chairs

Adult Ticket - $126
Child Ticket (2-12yr) - $96
Adult with Lap Child Ticket (under 2yr) - $131
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Art Deco inspired Car 42 Table w/Chairs for 2 (Two) includes intimate table service and large picture windows.  In addition, this car is temperature controlled and has a restroom.  A personal car attendant will serve a complimentary Champagne or Sparkling Cider toast and freshly prepared appetizers to each guest upon departure.   This is a family friendly car, and all seating is assigned.   Parties greater than 2 (Two) will be seated front to back at 2 (Two) or more tables.   Parties with an odd number may share a table with a non-party guest.   It is recommended for parties of more than 4 (Four) to book a combination of both types of seating (Couches and Tables) to sit across the aisle.  Booking both COUCHES and TABLES will require separate reservations when booking online.  This car is NOT ADA compliant.  For assistance with booking please call 855-632-7729.

Dome

Adult Ticket - $121
Child Ticket (2-12yr) - $91
Adult with Lap Child Ticket (under 2yr) - $126
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The exclusive glass-top dome car features booth-style seating for 4 (Four) on the upper level with a steep, narrow stair passageway on both ends.  The unobstructed birds-eye view is something everyone should experience. In addition, this car is temperature-controlled and has a restroom. Upon departure, a personal car attendant will serve a complimentary Champagne or Sparkling Cider toast and freshly prepared appetizers to each guest.   This is a family-friendly car, and all seating is assigned.   Parties not divisible by 4 (Four) will be assigned a booth front to back or across the aisle and may share a table with non-party guests.  This car is NOT ADA-compliant.

First Class

Adult Ticket - $111
Child Ticket (2-12yr) - $81
Adult with Lap Child Ticket (under 2yr) - $116
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Comfortable booth-style seating for 4 (Four) with table service and large windows.  Restroom(s) are available on our First-Class cars and are temperature-controlled.  Car attendant(s) will serve light appetizers and 1 (One) bottled water to guests upon departure.  First-Class is family-friendly and all seating is assigned.   Parties not divisible by 4 (Four) will be assigned a booth front to back or across the aisle and may share a table with non-party guests.  This car is NOT ADA-compliant. 

ADA-Compliant Car

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Please see further details in our FAQ section. This car must be booked by calling our reservations desk directly at 855-632-7729.

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