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Latest Rider Experiences

Mother/Son trip

This was a Mother/Son trip and we really did enjoy it, it was Amazing! We rode in the Presidential car and was very nice and so was all of the staff even the Conducter was friendly! We loved both depot’s and the lunch and snacks were great. We can’t stop talking about our experience and can’t wait to come back to ride in New Presidential car and bring friends with us! Thanks so much for your awesome service and outstanding hospitality, it was a blessing to us!!!

Sharra Allen

From Waco, Texas on 08/18/18


We rode the steam train to Palestine yesterday and had a wonderful time. We were lucky enough to have Ms. Joyce as our train car host. She danced with my son and made our experience wonderful. The two train engineers and conductor were super friendly and answered all the questions my son had. Thank you TSR for a wonderful trip!

Brittani Nevarez

July 26 Train Ride

We were there July 26, 2018 – had a wonderful time … Everyone was very helpful and super nice. We were in the presidential car loved it …  loved the observation deck.

Kathy Paine

From Yantis, Texas on 07/26/18


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Because of special, incidental or consequential situations that may be out of our control, Texas State Railroad reserves the right to adjust our operation between the date of your booking and the day of departure. These changes could include (but not be limited to): locomotive power for the day, passenger car assignments, layover and/or meal time during the four-hour ride and departure and/or arrival times. Thanking you in advance for your consideration.