From the Museum Mailbag

Fall Brakeman Class Sept 8 and 14

It’s that time of year again; the next Brakeman Class at the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum is less than two months away and there are still seats available! This two-day hands-on class is offered twice a year and is the first step for those interested in becoming a volunteer for our weekend excursion train operations. The class will be held on September 8th (date changed from September 7th) and 14th. See the brakeman class webpage on our website for more information and to sign up. Museum membership is the only prerequisite. More info at and also at

Train Service Change 7/6

Due to circumstances out of our control, we will run the Valley Flyer caboose train Saturday, July 6 only starting around 11:30. You can read more about the Valley Flyer at


Our regular Golden State train schedule will resume on Sunday, July 7 with trains at 11:00, 1:15, and 3:00. Thanks for your understanding.

Exciting Train Ride Opportunity in Mexico

As part of the 100th birthday celebration for the San Diego and Arizona Railway, the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association and Baja California Railroad are teaming up for a fundraiser to benefit PSRMA.  This one-time-only event includes a train ride from Tijuana to Garcia, a barbecue lunch, and other activities.  More information is available at