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1993

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS!!

2023

RIDE THE RAILS OF
KANSAS HISTORY!

THRIVING AT 30!!

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Excursion Trains

Ride through the Smoky Hill River Valley on track built by the Rock Island Railroad in 1886! Learn how railroads built Kansas, as you ride in vintage passenger cars pulled by steam or diesel locomotives.

Dinner Trains

Some of America’s finest cuisine was once served on American railroad dining cars. We’ve revived this tradition with our dinner trains featuring good ol’ Kansas home cooking from area restaurants.

Special Trains

Celebrate Abilene’s days as a town of the wild west! Or look for the Great Pumpkin at Halloween! Or make Christmas special on our Cowtown Santa Express!

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School Trains

The Abilene and Smoky Valley is a living history museum, dedicated to teaching about railroads and their impact in building Kansas and the U.S. We run special school charters where kids can learn while they ride our historic rails!

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Charter Trains

Create your own train! For a unique way to celebrate weddings, receptions, reunions, family gatherings, birthdays, or any occasion, charter a trip on the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad!

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RIDE WITH US
September 2023
Sat, Sept 30

  10am
$24 to $219
September 2023
Sat, Sept 30

  2pm
$24 to $219
September 2023 October 2023 October 2023 October 2023
Sat, Oct 07

  10am
$24 to $219
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NEWS

"ONE OF THE 7 TOP STEAM TRIPS IN THE US"

- Saturday Evening Post

2022 Trip Advisor Top Site

Our 1887 Rock Island Depot and our 1919 Santa Fe Baldwin Steam Locomotive are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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