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Calera & Shelby Train Ride

Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera AL

Calera & Shelby Train Ride

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County.

Note: Masks are required while aboard all Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (HODRRM) trains and also while on museum property. This requirement is in compliance with an

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Departure Times: 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM Central
Boarding begins 15 minutes before scheduled train departure. Please arrive at least 1 hour prior to your departure time.

$15 Adults
$15 Children (ages 2-11)
$14 Seniors (ages 65+), Veterans
$38 Locomotive Tickets
$28 Caboose Tickets

Contact: 205-668-3435


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Additional time info:

Expect to depart the Calera Depot promptly on schedule. Please plan to arrive on the Museum grounds at least 60 minutes prior to your selected ticket time in order to pick up your tickets from the Depot, do the activities on the grounds, and utilize the restrooms at the Gift Shop. Boarding will occur approximately 15 minutes prior to each scheduled departure.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

1919 9th Street, Calera, AL 35040

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