Our World Famous "Run-A-Locomotive" program allows you, our visiting public, to rent a vintage diesel locomotive and operate it on the museum grounds, under the close supervision of your own private instructor. Relive a childhood fantasy! No experience required, just an adventurous mind. Income from locomotive rentals helps fund the restoration of our historic equipment. The "R-A-L program" has three basic & two special plans, all include private instruction from a qualified engineer.
Plan A - $175 (until 7/1/17 then $225) for 1 hour
Switch Engine: SP 1100 (EMD TR6A).
Plan B - $200 (until 7/1/17 then $250) for 1 hour
Road Engine: WP 917D (EMD F7) or SP 2873 (EMD GP9)
Plan C - $300 (until 7/1/17 then $350) for two hours
Switch Engine for the first hour and Road Engine for the second hour.
*Please note that while advanced reservations are strongly encouraged, walk-ins will be taken on a time available, first come first served basis, weather, personnel, and locomotive availability permitting.
ALL RAL certificates PAID IN FULL before July 1st, 2017 will be honored at the current rates. Use the paypal buttons to purchase your gift certificate or call the museum to purchase by credit card.
See our Full RAL Web Page
for more details.
For Further Rental Information and Appointments...
Call 530-832-4131 - Run-A-Locomotive Rental Information
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