The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Ride the Calera and Shelby!

Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends for a Railroad Adventure!


Ride the Calera and Shelby!

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Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends for a Railroad Adventure!

 

Narrow Gauge Locomotive Pulling Passenger Coaches

The Shelby & Southern Railroad is ready for your family!

Enjoy the sights and sounds of a bona fide steam locomotive pulling special built coaches on a round trip of adventure!

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Photo of SW-8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

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.

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Mask Wearing is Required

This is a Federal Mandate

Masks are required while aboard all Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (HODRRM) trains and also while on museum property. This requirement is in compliance with an Emergency Order issued on March 1, 2021 by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Federal Railroad Administration Logo

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.

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…