The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!


Locomotive with words Calera & Shelby Railroad

All Aboard the Calera and Shelby!

Take a ride back in time on the Calera & Shelby Railroad. Select a Saturday morning or Saturday afternoon train departure time.

Calera & Shelby Logo

 Man in western wear carrying young woman

Wild West Day!

July 27th & July 28th

Drawing of Pocket Watch with hands point at 1:00 O'Clock

Round Up the Young’ns

Kick up your boots and take a journey by train into the Wild West! Watch the onboard and outdoor Western theatre reenactment story about a runaway, a gang of ruffians, a father’s pursuit and see if law and order can be reestablished onboard the train!

Father's Day Express Logo and SW8 Locomotive

Father's Day Express

Treat Dad to a Nostalgic Train Ride Through the WoodsFather's Day Express Logo

June 15th

Create a family memory with Dad this Father's Day weekend on board the Calera & Shelby Railroad. His ticket is only $5 with the purchase of one or more regular-priced coach ticket. 

The words Stars and Stripes with an American Flag

Stars & Stripes Special

Honoring Our Heroes

July 6st

As our thanks, we are offering all active military and veterans a ticket to ride the Stars & Stripes Special for free when accompanied by at least one other passenger. Thank you all for your service. Please provide appropriate ID at the ticket window when picking up your order.

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Summer Sunset Date-Night!

August 23rd & 24th
Friday and Saturday Evenings

Gather with your bestie(s) under shaded oaks for lawn games, appetizers, iced cocktails, and chilled wines. Join us at the Ozan Winery and Distillery for this inspired Summer Sunset date night!

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What if The Weather's Bad?

Alabama weather is unpredictable… Rain, snow, sleet or hail, check here for our inclement weather policy…