Ohio Rail Experience
Historic Train Rides
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2018 Tour Schedule

Our Excursions

All Aboard for a family friendly adventure

The following are trips offered by the Ohio Rail Experience. Please note that each trip is unique. Pay close attention to each excursion's specific departure location, departure time, parking information, and pricing. Online ticketing for all excursions is provided through a partnership with The LM&M Railroad and Vendini Inc.

FALL 2018 EXCURSION SCHEDULE

Oasis by Daylight

Bond Hill, OH - Cincinnati, OH - Reading, OH

SEPTEMBER 1
Departs: 10AM

Here is a unique opportunity to ride over the entire Oasis Subdivision from Reading to the end of track in Cincinnati. A portion of this line is used in the evening by the Cincinnati Dinner Train. This is your chance to see this stretch of urban railroad in the daylight. The train will stop for lunch on the Ohio Riverfront near the Theodore M Berry International Friendship Park. Trains depart from the Green Sales Company, the Cincinnati Dinner Train's boarding location. Parking is in the gravel lot to the right of the building.

Trip Duration: 5 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

Adults: $20
Children (2-17): $18
Seniors (62+): $18
Deluxe Class: +$10

Departure Location:    

Green Sales Company
2172 E Seymour Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45237

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Cincinnati Limited Excursions

cincinnati, OH - FAIRFAX, OH

SEPTEMBER 8
Departs: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM

Ride along the Ohio Riverfront and the Duck Creek. Trains depart from the Cincinnati Riverfront at the Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park. These short round trips are ideal for a family outing.

Trip Duration: 1.5 Hours

Layover: No

Pricing:

Adults: $20
Children (2-17): $10
Seniors (62+): $15
Deluxe Class: +$5

Departure Location:  

International Friendship Park
1135 Riverside Dr,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 15


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LIMA LIMITED - FALL COLOR EDITION

SPRINGFIELD, OH - LIMA, OH

OCTOBER 13
Departs: 8:30AM

View the fall colors along the DT&I Middle Subdivision from Springfield, OH to Lima, OH. The excursion will include crossing the high bridge over the Great Miami River in Quincy, OH. This 140 Mile Round Trip is currently our longest scheduled ride of the year. We will stop for lunch at Lincoln Park in Lima, OH. There passengers can enjoy touring a display of historic railroad artifacts. This all day trip will be enjoyable for passengers of all ages as we meander through the Ohio countryside.

Trip Duration: 9.5 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

Adults: $55
Children (2-17): $35
Seniors (62+): $45
Deluxe Class: +$10

Departure Location: 

Snyder Park
Park St
Springfield, OH 45504

TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 15


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Fireworks Train

Norwood, OH - cincinnati, OH

SEPTEMBER 2
Departs: 5PM

Take a train ride to the riverfront and back to view the Cincinnati Bell WEBN Fireworks! Avoid the traffic and arrive in style with the Ohio Rail Experience and the LM&M Railroad for a night of fun!

Trip Duration: 7.5 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

Adults: $30
Children (2-17): $25
Seniors (62+): $25
Deluxe Class: +$30

Departure Location:  

TBD

SPIRIT OF URBANA - FALL COLOR EDITION

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, OH - URBANA, OH

OCTOBER 6
Departs: 8AM

Enjoy the beginning of the fall colors on the south end of what remains of the former Detroit Toledo & Ironton Railroad between Washington Court House, OH and Springfield, OH. Additionally this train will follow the old New York Central Railroad and Erie Railroad to Urbana, OH.

Passengers will be allowed to disembark the train to visit Urbana’s many shops and restaurants: http://www.urbanaohio.com/

Trip Duration: 10.5 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

Adults: $55
Children (2-17): $35
Seniors (62+): $45
Deluxe Class: +$10

Departure Location: 

Washington Park
110 Eyman Park Dr
Washington Court House, OH 43160

TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 15


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SAINT PARIS SPECIAL - FALL COLOR EDITION - CCPA FUNDRAISER

ST PARIS, OH - QUINCY, OH

OCTOBER 14
Departs: TBD

Take a short round trip from St Paris to the famous Quincy High Bridge. After crossing the bridge trains will return to the boarding location.

These excursions are a fundraiser for the Champaign County Preservation Alliance.

Trip Duration: 2 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

TBD

Departure Location:  

TBD

TICKET ARE SOLD BY CCPA


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REDS EXPRESS

BOND HILL, OH - cincinnati, OH

SEPTEMBER 9
Departs: 10AM

Take a train from Bond Hill to the Cincinnati Riverfront to see a Red's baseball game. Shuttles will be available from the train to the stadium. Your game ticket is included with the train ticket.

Trip Duration: 8.5 Hours

Layover: Yes

Pricing:

Adults: $55
Children (2-17): $35
Seniors (62+): $45
Deluxe Class: +$10

Departure Location:

Green Sales Company
2172 E Seymour Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45237

TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 15


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SOUTH CHARLESTON ROCKET

SOUTH CHARLESTON, OH - SPRINGFIELD, OH

OCTOBER 7
Departs: 10AM, 12:30PM, 3PM

Enjoy a scenic train ride through Springfield's Snyder Park. These short round trips are ideal for families.

Trip Duration: 2 Hours

Layover: NO

Pricing:

Adults: $28
Children (2-17): $20
Seniors (62+): $25
Deluxe Class: +$5

Departure Location:  

South Charleston Train Station
147 W Mound St
South Charleston, OH 45368

TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 15


I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going.
— Anna Funder