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Niles Canyon Railway Steamfest

Saturday, June 7, 2014 through Sunday, June 15, 2014

On the weekends there will be five operating steam locomotives, Quincy Railroad #2, Robert Dollar #3, Clover Valley #4, PLUS visiting locomotives Mason County #7, and Santa Cruz Portland Cement #2 ("The Chiggen"). Two "Daylight Limited" trains will be operating on our regular schedule and a third "Hearst Flyer" train will run from Sunol to the end of track with hourly departures at 10:40AM, 11:40AM, 12:40PM, 1:40PM, 2:40PM, and 3:40PM.

On Saturdays, Hearst Flyer trains will be powered by Mason County #7, and Sunday Hearst Flyer trains will be powered by Santa Cruz Portland Cement #2 ("The Chiggen").

During the week, special railfan/photographer's trains will be operating. Save $40 with our Railfan/Photographer Discount Package that includes tickets for all three Steamfest railfan events on June 9, 12, and 13th.

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