North Pole Limited Tickets Sold Out

big-newsThanks to you, all twelve of our North Pole Limited trains are now sold out!  The continued success of the North Pole Limited trains is not only due to the dedication of not only our 100% volunteer staff, but also to all of you, many of whom are returning for yet another holiday season at the Museum.  We look forward to seeing all of you at Campo in the coming weeks.

No more North Pole Limited trains or tickets will be released this year.  For early notification and exclusive early access to tickets for next year’s North Pole Limited trains, please consider becoming a member of the museum so you don’t miss out!  Becoming a member has other great benefits, including free tickets aboard our regularly scheduled Golden State Limited excursion trains to Division, discounts on all merchandise purchased in the gift shop, the opportunity to become a volunteer at our Campo and La Mesa Depot facilities, and much more!  All of the benefits of membership are listed in the membership benefits area of the become a member page.

Ride Santa’s Toddler Train!

NOTE: Due to the success of the ticket sales for this trip, an additional departure has been added for December 14th at 3PM in addition to the 1PM departure.

New to the holiday train lineup, Santa’s Toddler Train has been designed especially for those younger children who many not be able to stay up late enough for our famous North Pole Limited trains.  Highlights include snacks served onboard, a visit with Santa (and plenty of time for pictures) and a scenic train ride through East County’s high desert.

Tickets are on sale now, so don’t delay in reserving your space for this special, young-family-oriented holiday experience.  Please visit our Excursion Calendar and the Toddler Train Webpage for more information.

Golden State Trains Return to Normal Schedule

SD&A 7285The schedule for our weekend Golden State Limited vintage passenger train journeys returns to its spring schedule on Saturday and Sunday, January 3rd & 4th. These leisurely 12-mile, one-hour trips down the mountain to Tunnel 4 and return will depart historic Campo depot at 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. each weekend. Reservations are not required (NOTE: members always ride the Golden State Limited for free.  For more information about becoming a member, click here).

Limited opportunities are also available to ride in the vintage diesel locomotive with the engineer and help blow the engine’s horn. Seats are limited for this opportunity and advance reservations ARE required. Click “cab ride” on the calendar for the date and time you wish to ride. For groups larger than two, switching is available (for up to four people) at no extra charge.  Did you purchase a coach ticket on the Golden State and want to upgrade to a locomotive cab ride?  No problem!  Just ask the ticket agent at the Campo Depot about upgrading your coach ticket.