Opening Day!

Opening Day!

Get on board for Calera & Shelby Tickets in 2021!

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Opening Day!

Get on board for Calera & Shelby Tickets in 2021!

Get Tickets

The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Graphic of Museum's Waiting Areas

COVID-19 Measures

Our team is being careful to follow the guidance of the CDC and our local health departments and will continue to do so throughout this evolving situation. In addition to all safety measures already in place, we wanted to share with you some of the actions we are taking.

Photo of pretty lady wearing mask in front of rail

Mask Wearing is Requested

Your safety is our highest priority. We kindly insist that all passengers wear a mask at this time. Thank you for your respectful consideration of those around you.

Narrow Gauge Locomotive Pulling Passenger Coaches

The Shelby & Southern Returns to Service

Take a trip back to the days of steam! Enjoy the sights and sounds of an authentic steam locomotive pulling its coaches on a round trip full of adventure! See "Shiner's Holler" and listen as the engineer blows a low mournful whistle as we pass the grave of Casey Jones.

Photo of SW-8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

All Aboard!

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

Snowy railroad tracks

What if The Weather's Bad?

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

Looking into the interior of the Frisco passenger

Which Car Should I Ride?

The cars on the train change periodically, based on each event. Please refer to each event's ticket page for car availability for that event.