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Sept. 15-16 Diesel Days Train Rides
September 15 @ 10:00 am - September 16 @ 3:00 pm
Powerful diesel locomotives are the backbone of the modern railroad industry. From humble yard switchers to high-horsepower road engines, these locomotives have ruled the rails since their widespread introduction the 1940s. Don’t miss your opportunity to climb aboard these kings of the rails during Diesel Days at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum on September 15 and 16.
See, hear, and ride behind several kinds of restored vintage diesel locomotives. Your mile-and-a-half round-trip train ride disembarks at the museum’s restoration shop. Enjoy a self-guided tour of our unique exhibits as you visit New York State’s largest collection of historic trains.
Take a tour of the engineer’s cab and discover what it takes to make these massive machines move. Upgrade your ticket to a Cab Pass and ride up front with the engineer! Refreshments will be available for purchase, including a full grill menu. Our museum gift shop is stocked with many railroad souvenirs for any train buff.
Train rides depart every half-hour from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Advance ticket purchase is suggested.