Historic Jefferson Railway - Calendar of Events
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Historic Jefferson Railway

400 E. Austin

Jefferson, Texas

903-665-6400

866-398-2038

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2013 Calendar of Events

Dates, Events and Pricing are subject to change at any time.

Events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather

Revised 2-24-13



Enjoy a narrated day excursion or evening Ghost Train running along the Big Cypress Bayou.  See historic remains from the 1800’s and hear the history of Jefferson.



Spring Schedule Runs Every Saturday March 9, 2013 through June 8, 2013

Depot opens at noon

2:30 and 4:30 Narrated Day Tours

8:00 Free Ghost Stories in the depot

9:00 Ghost Train



Summer Schedule Runs Every Weekend June 14, 2013 through August 31, 2013

Depot opens at noon

2:30 and 4:30 Saturday Narrated Day Tours

8:00 Friday and Saturday Free Ghost Stories in the depot

9:00 Friday and Saturday Ghost Train



Enclosed Coach

Adults $15; Children under 12, $10; Lap Children are free

Open Air Coach

Adults $12; Children under 12, $8; Lap Children are free

Active Military & Senior 65+ receive 10% discount.

All Fares, plus tax.

(Schedule and pricing may be adjusted for special events)



March 16, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day Express

Depot opens at noon

2:30 and 4:30 Narrated Day Tours

8:00 Free Ghost Stories in the depot

9:00 Ghost Train

Celebrate the Green aboard the St. Patrick’s Day Express, an antique narrow-gauge train running along the scenic Big Cypress Bayou.  The historic depot will be decked out in green.



March 22-24, 2013

2nd Annual Route 49 Biker Rally

Live music, Diamond Don’s infamous BBQ for pre-registered guests, Poker Run, Biker Games and more – to be held at the Diamond Don RV Park (Cypress Bayou RV Park).
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March 30, 2013

Easter Egg Express

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  2:30 and 4:30

Come ride the Easter Egg Express, an antique narrow-gauge train running along the scenic Big Cypress Bayou.



April 18-21, 2013

Diamond Don’s 11th Annual AHRMA National Vintage Motocross

National Vintage Motocross which includes Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday,  Cross Country and Trials on Friday, Vintage Motocross on Saturday with Post-Vintage on Sunday.  Jim Gibson will be the weekend Legend. The weekend will be full of motocross legends.  Come out and see Gary Bailey, Marty Tripes, Brad Lackey, Danny LaPorte, Chuck Sun, Steve Wise, Trampas Parker, Billy Liles, and Trey Jorski.
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May 3-5, 2013

Special Schedule for Jefferson’s Civil War Weekend

The Great Locomotive Chase

The Andrews Raid Re-enactment

Friday Narrated Day Tours: 9:30, 11:30, 1:30

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  12:30, 2:30, 6:30

Sunday Narrated Day Tour:  11:30

Friday & Saturday, Free Civil War Themed Ghost Stories at 8:00, followed by Ghost Train at 9:00

Come ride an antique narrow-gauge train and experience the story of The Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story.  Come see the living history camps along the river, and the soldiers from the North and South re-enacting the “Great Locomotive Chase.”  Offering special pricing on May 3 for school and youth groups.



May 11, 2013

Mother’s Day Express

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  2:30 and 5:30

Saturday Free Ghost Stories at the depot at 8:00

Saturday, Ghost Train at 9:00

Mothers receive a 10% discount when accompanied by their children.



May 18-19, 2013

Jefferson Train Days

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  12:30, 2:30 and 4:30

Sunday Narrated Day Tours: 11:30 and 12:30

Additional Runs may be added depending on attendance

Jefferson’s 2nd Annual Train Days includes 4 Destinations, One Boarding Pass.  Jefferson Historical Museum and the Texas Pacific Train Depot & R.D. Moses train layout; Historic Jefferson Railway; Jay Gould “Atalanta” business car; and Model Train Displays at the Jefferson Transportation Center.
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June 14 & 15, 2013

Father’s Day Express

Friday and Saturday Free Ghost Stories at the depot at 8:00

Friday & Saturday evenings, Ghost Train at 9:00

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  2:30 and 4:30

Fathers receive a 10% discount when accompanied by their children.



July 5 & 6, 2013

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Friday and Saturday Free Ghost Stories at the depot at 8:00

Friday & Saturday evenings, Ghost Train at 9:00

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  2:30 and 4:30

The Historic Jefferson Railway will offer a special July 4th weekend with a celebration of flags along the Big Cypress Bayou as the history of Independence Day unfolds in the narrated day tours.  Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military. For our evening trains, we will have a fireworks show.



July 26 & 27, 2013

National Day of the Cowboy

Friday & Saturday evenings, Cowboy Train at 9:00

Saturday Cowboy Trains:  2:30 and 4:30

Historic Jefferson Railway recognizes pioneering men and women, known as cowboys, who helped establish America’s frontiers.  The cowboy and his horse are central characters in history.  Cowboy Train complete with Cowboys and Gunfights.



August 30 & 31, 2013

Labor Day Celebration at Historic Jefferson Railway

Friday and Saturday Free Ghost Stories at the depot at 8:00

Friday & Saturday evenings, Ghost Train at 9:00

Saturday Narrated Day Tours:  2:30 and 4:30

Celebrate Labor Day at The Historic Jefferson Railway.  Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military. Active Military personnel ride free.



October 5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 2013

Runaway Fright Train & Halloween Festival

This year, the Runaway Fright Train will feature “Invaders from Outer Space”.  As you ride through the dark woods, you’ll feel the monsters reaching out for you. The scenes and haunters along the track will keep you at the edge of your seat and give you a laugh now and then, too.  This event is a Halloween Theater on wheels for all ages.



Halloween Festival has free activities that include mini-maze, mini-haunted house, movies, children’s crafts and games.



November 28-30, December 5-8, 12-15, 19-22, 2013

Rail of Lights Christmas Train

Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Rail of Lights Christmas Train.  The unforgettable ride aboard an antique narrow-gauge train departs on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Thanksgiving through December 22.  (Closed December 1).  Passengers will enjoy lighted vignettes along the Cypress Bayou River as they hear about Celebrations Around the World.



December 27-28 & 31, 2013

Rail of Lights New Year’s Train

Blast into the New Year aboard the Rail of Lights New Year’s Train. Passengers will enjoy lighted vignettes along the Cypress Bayou River as they hear the tale of New Year's traditions, customs and superstitions from Around the Globe. Each of the trains will feature beverages, noisemakers and a simulation of the New Year’s Eve Ball dropping in Times Square followed by a fantastic fireworks show.

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