The weather is warming up, and so are our locomotives -- "All Aboard!" for a new year of trains and fun at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum!
Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends to ride the rails with you on the first trains of the new season!
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.
The train ride lasts approximately 1 hour, so bring your sunglasses, a smile and the whole family!
Saturday March 21st
Departure Times: 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM Central
Boarding begins 15 minutes before scheduled train departure.
Tickets may be purchased one hour before train departure at the Calera Depot.
The Calera & Shelby Opening Day train ride lasts approximately 1 hour.
PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 1 HOUR PRIOR TO YOUR DEPARTURE TIME TO:
- Pick up your tickets at the Calera Depot
- Use the restrooms at the Gift Shop
- Check out the Depot Museum exhibits
- Tour our collection of railroad equipment in Clark Yard
- Visit our working Signal Garden
- Take photos
- Shop the Gift Shop, and
- Get in position to board the train.
Tickets available for purchase one hour before train departure at the Calera Depot.
|Family||2 Adults and 2 Children||$40 (Save $8!)|
|Military||Present Military ID||$12|
|NRHS||Present Membership Card||$12|
Ride in the Caboose with the Brakeman!
Ride in the cab with the Engineer!
|2+ yrs. *||$35|
*Locomotive and Caboose riders ages 2 yrs.-12 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult age 21 yrs. or older ticketed at the same class.