Labor Day Steam Weekend with SP 2472
Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 10:00 AM - Monday, September 5, 2011 at 3:00 PM (PDT)
This event is sponsored by Golden Gate Railroad Museum and the Pacific Locomotive Association as a fundraiser to support the continued restoration of historic artifacts and rail line.
Grab your friends and family and come out for
a ride behind a vintage steam locomotive, Southern Pacific No. 2472, as
the train travels through scenic Niles Canyon. It's a perfect way to get away from it
all. Plus, a special stop will be made in the canyon to watch and
photograph the steam train going by. It will be memorable event for the
whole family as the steam train rushes by before coming back to pick you
up to return you to Sunol.
C L A S S E S O F S E R V I C E
A trip in Coach Class on a Golden Gate Railroad Museum excursion is a great way to enjoy your journey. Grab a spot in one of the open-air cars and sit back, relax and feel the wind in your hair as you travel through beautiful Niles Canyon. Coach Class is excellent option for families as well as there is plenty of seats to sit together as an entire family. Child tickets are available for childen 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. For Safety children must not run through the train.
COACH CLASS SERVICE INCLUDES:
Unreserved seating in
family-friendly open-air cars or in historic "Harriman" coaches
Snacks and beverages
available for purchase
Great option for groups with various ages
Handicapped access is limited
Travel in style in First Class on a Golden Gate Railroad Museum excursion. This car, No. 2979, the Neil M. Vodden, has been refurbished to its 1940’s appearance and features air conditioning and a circular mahogany beverage bar framed by etched glass and mirrors. View details about this vintage car here.
FIRST CLASS SERVICE INCLUDES:
At-seat service provided in a classic atmosphere
Complimentary glass of wine, soft drink or water
Handicapped access is not available.
For a truly exceptional experience, book your next ticket in Executive Class and travel aboard the former Southern Pacific Business Car No. 141, the Oakland built in 1927 by the Pullman Company. No minors, adults only. No handicap access. View details about this historic car here.
EXECUTIVE CLASS SERVICE INCLUDES:
At-seat service in an elegant atmosphere
Selection of tempting hors d’oeuvres prepared freshly onboard by our chef
An array of complimentary beverages including wine and soft drinks
Handicapped access is limited. Executive Class is available to those 21 years of age or older.
You can find the Golden Gate Railroad Museum
You can find the Niles Canyon Railway and Pacific Locomotive Association
When & Where
Golden Gate Railroad Museum
This museum event is presented to supoort the projects of the Golden Gate Railroad Museum.
We are sincerely grateful for all of our supporters who help our non-profit, tax-exempt, living history museum continue to operate and grow.
The Golden Gate Railroad Museum (GGRM), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, and the interpretation of railroad history in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Check us out on the web at www.ggrm.org