A Little Christmas Magic!Christmas at the Station 2020 Herald

A New Christmas Experience!

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The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

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Fall Foliage Special

Red, Orange, Yellow and Green LeavesCalling Fall Leaf Lovers!

When the air becomes crisp and leaves swirl around to the ground and crunch underfoot, everyone in Alabama knows two things are coming: SEC football and fall foliage. This year, ride the rails of the old Alabama Mineral Railroad aboard the Calera & Shelby Railroad.

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Christmas at the Station

A New Holiday Experience at the Museum...

Enjoy an evening of family games and activities, drink some hot chocolate, visit a food truck, and be sure to write (and deliver!) your letter of Christmas wishes to jolly old St. Nick!

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.

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COVID-19 Response Update

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.

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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.

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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…