Calera & Shelby Train Ride

Y’All Aboard! Locomotive with words Calera & Shelby Railroad

Experience a nostalgic trip back in time riding restored open-air and vintage enclosed railroad coaches pulled by a first-generation diesel-electric locomotive. The historic Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891.

What to Expect:

  • Dates: March through September
  • Departure Times: 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Boarding: Begins 15 minutes prior to each departure.
  • Ride Length: Approximately 75 minutes.
  • Cars and seats are unassigned.
  • Caboose and locomotive tickets may be available.
  • Purchase tickets in advance online.
  • Walkup purchases may be made at the Calera Depot prior to boarding on the day of the event, if tickets remain available.

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