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Jefferson Railway
400 East Austin
Jefferson, TX 75657
 
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General: 866-398-2038
 
Jefferson Railway
400 East Austin
Jefferson, TX 75657
 
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Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 

 

 HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER

 

 

RUNAWAY FRIGHT TRAIN AND RAIL OF LIGHTS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S TRAINS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

The owners of Historic Jefferson Railway will be taking some personal time off this winter so the Runaway Fright Train and Rail of Lights Christmas and New Year’s Trains have been cancelled.  Please see our 2018 schedule. 

2018 Calendar of Events 

Last Revised 9-2-2017

 

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

Events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather or maintenance

 

Enjoy a narrated day excursion running along the Big Cypress Bayou. 

See historic remains from the 1800’s, native wildlife and hear the history of Jefferson and ecology of the area.

The regularly scheduled day trains include a stop at Diamond Don Gator Pit to view our daily feeding of live alligators.  (weather permitting). 

 

March Spring Break Special, $10 train rides, plus tax.  Under 6 free

March 15 & 16, 2018

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

2:30 Narrated Historical Day Tour

 

March 17, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Celebrate the Green aboard the St. Patrick’s Day Express and drink green punch.  The historic depot will be decked out in green.

 

March 31, 2018

Easter egg Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Come ride the Easter Egg Express and participate in an Easter Egg Hunt for children under 12

 

April 12-15, 2018

Diamond Don’s 16th Annual AHRMA International Vintage Motocross

International Vintage Motocross which includes Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday,  Cross Country and Trials on Friday, Vintage Motocross on Saturday with Post-Vintage on Sunday.  100cc Revenge races on Saturday and Sunday.  The weekend will be full of motocross legends from around the world.  Come out and see Brad Lackey, Steve Wise, Trey Jorski, Guy Cooper and event legend Tom Benolkin. 

www.DiamondDon.com

 

 

 

May 4, 2018

Civil War Living History, “Day of Learning”, complete with a gunboat and cannons

9:00 – 2:30 at Diamond Don RV Park

The Great Locomotive Chase/The Andrews Raid

Train departs from Diamond Don RV Park

Friday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Additional trains may be added depending on demand

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

 

 

May 5-6, 2018

Train departs from downtown Jefferson Depot

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours, scouting probes and skirmishes: 11:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 5

Sunday Narrated Historical Day Tours, scouting probes and skirmishes:  11:30 and 1:00

Come experience the story of The Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story.  See the living history camps along the river, and the soldiers from the North and South re-enacting the Great Locomotive Chase and the Naval Battle of Port Jefferson, complete with cannons and gunboat.

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

 

May 12, 2018

Mother’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30 and 2:30

Mothers receive a 10% discount when accompanied by their children. Come ride an antique STEAM TRAIN. 

 

May 19-20, 2018

Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30 and 2:30

Sunday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  2:00

Jefferson’s 7th Annual Train Days & Model Train Show.  Enjoy rough and ready cowboys, from Lonely West Gun Show, complete with cannon, gunfights and a train robbery, on every train.  Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations:  Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway.  Tickets available at each venue during event weekend.

info@jeffersonrailway.com

www.JeffersonTrainDays.com

 

May 20, 2018

Sunday Social and Shoot-Out

Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show

12:00-2:30

Come join an old fashioned Sunday Social at the General Store on Austin Street in downtown Jefferson.  Purchase a root beer float, nostalgic candy and one-of-a-kind souvenirs.   Gunfights in the street; strolling musicians, Riverport Ambassadors in period dress and a band make this an event you will want to see.  There will be plenty of time to participate in the Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show.  Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations:  Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway.  Tickets available at each venue during event weekend.

info@jeffersonrailway.com

www.JeffersonTrainDays.com

 

May 26, 2018

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Memorial Day Celebration at Historic Jefferson Railway

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Celebrate Memorial Day at the Historic Jefferson Railway as we begin our summer season.  Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military.  Active Military personnel ride free. 

 

June 16, 2018

Father’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

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

 

 

October 4-7, 2018

34th Lake O’ Pines Norton Owners Association Rallye and Bike Show

The rallye draws more than 300 people displaying over 150 of the finest vintage motorcycles anywhere in the country.  Join us at Diamond Don's Motorsports & RV Park which is just one mile outside of Jefferson, Texas.  Participate in Friday's Field Events, display your bike in Saturday's bike show and ride in the Rolling Concours.  Come enjoy a weekend full of great entertainment and fun.

http://www.ntnoa.org

Dennis@ntnoa.org

214-402-1436

 

 

 

 

 

 HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER

 

 

RUNAWAY FRIGHT TRAIN AND RAIL OF LIGHTS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S TRAINS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

The owners of Historic Jefferson Railway will be taking some personal time off this winter so the Runaway Fright Train and Rail of Lights Christmas and New Year’s Trains have been cancelled.  Please see our 2018 schedule. 

2018 Calendar of Events 

Last Revised 9-2-2017

 

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

Events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather or maintenance

 

Enjoy a narrated day excursion running along the Big Cypress Bayou. 

See historic remains from the 1800’s, native wildlife and hear the history of Jefferson and ecology of the area.

The regularly scheduled day trains include a stop at Diamond Don Gator Pit to view our daily feeding of live alligators.  (weather permitting). 

 

March Spring Break Special, $10 train rides, plus tax.  Under 6 free

March 15 & 16, 2018

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

2:30 Narrated Historical Day Tour

 

March 17, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Celebrate the Green aboard the St. Patrick’s Day Express and drink green punch.  The historic depot will be decked out in green.

 

March 31, 2018

Easter egg Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Come ride the Easter Egg Express and participate in an Easter Egg Hunt for children under 12

 

April 12-15, 2018

Diamond Don’s 16th Annual AHRMA International Vintage Motocross

International Vintage Motocross which includes Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday,  Cross Country and Trials on Friday, Vintage Motocross on Saturday with Post-Vintage on Sunday.  100cc Revenge races on Saturday and Sunday.  The weekend will be full of motocross legends from around the world.  Come out and see Brad Lackey, Steve Wise, Trey Jorski, Guy Cooper and event legend Tom Benolkin. 

www.DiamondDon.com

 

 

 

May 4, 2018

Civil War Living History, “Day of Learning”, complete with a gunboat and cannons

9:00 – 2:30 at Diamond Don RV Park

The Great Locomotive Chase/The Andrews Raid

Train departs from Diamond Don RV Park

Friday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Additional trains may be added depending on demand

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

 

 

May 5-6, 2018

Train departs from downtown Jefferson Depot

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours, scouting probes and skirmishes: 11:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 5

Sunday Narrated Historical Day Tours, scouting probes and skirmishes:  11:30 and 1:00

Come experience the story of The Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story.  See the living history camps along the river, and the soldiers from the North and South re-enacting the Great Locomotive Chase and the Naval Battle of Port Jefferson, complete with cannons and gunboat.

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

 

May 12, 2018

Mother’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30 and 2:30

Mothers receive a 10% discount when accompanied by their children. Come ride an antique STEAM TRAIN. 

 

May 19-20, 2018

Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30 and 2:30

Sunday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  2:00

Jefferson’s 7th Annual Train Days & Model Train Show.  Enjoy rough and ready cowboys, from Lonely West Gun Show, complete with cannon, gunfights and a train robbery, on every train.  Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations:  Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway.  Tickets available at each venue during event weekend.

info@jeffersonrailway.com

www.JeffersonTrainDays.com

 

May 20, 2018

Sunday Social and Shoot-Out

Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show

12:00-2:30

Come join an old fashioned Sunday Social at the General Store on Austin Street in downtown Jefferson.  Purchase a root beer float, nostalgic candy and one-of-a-kind souvenirs.   Gunfights in the street; strolling musicians, Riverport Ambassadors in period dress and a band make this an event you will want to see.  There will be plenty of time to participate in the Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show.  Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations:  Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway.  Tickets available at each venue during event weekend.

info@jeffersonrailway.com

www.JeffersonTrainDays.com

 

May 26, 2018

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Memorial Day Celebration at Historic Jefferson Railway

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

Celebrate Memorial Day at the Historic Jefferson Railway as we begin our summer season.  Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military.  Active Military personnel ride free. 

 

June 16, 2018

Father’s Day Express

  Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting)

Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours:  12:30 and 2:30

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

 

 

October 4-7, 2018

34th Lake O’ Pines Norton Owners Association Rallye and Bike Show

The rallye draws more than 300 people displaying over 150 of the finest vintage motorcycles anywhere in the country.  Join us at Diamond Don's Motorsports & RV Park which is just one mile outside of Jefferson, Texas.  Participate in Friday's Field Events, display your bike in Saturday's bike show and ride in the Rolling Concours.  Come enjoy a weekend full of great entertainment and fun.

http://www.ntnoa.org

Dennis@ntnoa.org

214-402-1436

 

 

 

 

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We welcome well behaved pets on our trains.

Historic Jefferson Railway ♦ 400 E. Austin ♦ Jefferson, Texas 75657 ♦ 866-398-2038


Historic Jefferson Railway ♦ 400 E. Austin ♦ Jefferson, Texas 75657 ♦ 866-398-2038