Extraordinary Private Rail Getaways
SAVE THESE DATES in 2020!
Your health and safety are our highest priority!
Rest assured, we are closely monitoring the ever changing status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and we are following the guidance of state and federal health agencies. Our Facebook page (Berlin Sleeping Car) and website will be updated regularly as more guidance becomes available.
Trip #1 - AAPRCO Special Convention Train
to 43rd Annual Convention
September 22 to October 1, 2020.
AAPRCO is working with Amtrak on a convention special train departing Chicago on September 22, with activities at several intermediate locations prior to arriving in Burlington on September 27, where the AAPRCO 43rd annual convention will be held September 28-30, 2020. After the convention activities conclude at Burlington, the special train will operate to Albany-Rensselaer and terminate there on October 1st. Those who participated in the 2017 convention at Burlington know that Vermont has much to offer visitors. Vermont Rail System currenty permits open vestibule and platform riding. The last week in September is at the peak of VT Fall Foliage Colors. AAPRCO Associate memberships can be purchased to meet the liability requirements for riding this special train.
Check here at a later date as we will update this web page when more information becomes available.
Trip #2 - Chicago to Albuquerque Round Trip RESCHEDULED to 2021
with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
and Cumbres & Toltec Steam Railroad October 6, 2020 to October 12, 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 2020 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. We plan to make this trip in 2021, assuming that COVID restrictions are lifted by then. Dates will be announced when they become available. Hope to see you in 2021 !
Trip #3 - Ride the BERLIN in the
2020 AUTUMN COLORS EXPRESS
RESCHEDULED to 2021
The Autumn Colors Express takes you on a day-long journey through the New River Gorge, at the peak of the fall foliage season. The round trip from Huntington, WV to Hinton, WV lets you experience this beautiful area of West Virginia in a way few do. This special passenger train pulled by Amtrak is comprised entirely of privately-owned vintage rail cars from all over the nation, assembled exclusively for this event.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 2020 AUTUMN COLORS EXPRESS. We hope you can make this trip in 2021, assuming that COVID restrictions are lifted by then. Dates will be announced when they become available.
For ticket info see www.autumncolorexpress.com