All Aboard for the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad!

June 29th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas and Missouri RailroadStep back to a slower, gentler time with a ride aboard beautifully restored, turn-of-the-century cars on the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad!

In today’s hectic, fast-paced world, it can be difficult to find the time to slow down and take it all in. One great way lessen that pace and get some much needed down-time is aboard the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad.

The Arkansas and Missouri Railroad offers special, passenger train services that allow you a chance to experience a bygone era. Travel over the Boston Mountains in turn-of-the-century passenger train cars. Cross over high trestles with stunning views and through the depths of the quarter-mile long Winslow tunnel.

The Arkansas and Missouri Railroad is one of the only commercial lines in the country still offering both freight and passenger services. Your journey will take you to the top of the scenic Boston Mountains and down into the historic Arkansas River Basin on regular working rails. Yet, you’ll enjoy the ride in the leisurely elegance of refurbished antique passenger and parlor cars.

Arkansas and Missouri Railroad Excursion Schedule

Springdale to Van Buren
Springdale to Van Buren is a day-long, 134 mile round trip. A 3-hour layover in historic, downtown Van Buren provides an opportunity for lunch and a chance to explore historic downtown buildings.
Departs 8am and returns between 4:30pm and 5:30pm. Springdale Depot: 305 E. Emma Avenue, Springdale AR 72764

Van Buren to Winslow
Van Buren to Winslow is a three-hour, 70 mile round trip. The excursion goes through the rugged Boston Mountains of the Ozarks, over three valley trestles, and through the 1700-foot long Winslow tunnel. This train journey offers some of the most breathtaking scenery you will ever see in Arkansas.
Departs 11am from the Van Buren Depot: 813 Main Street, Van Buren AR 72956

Arkansas and Missouri Railroad

Visit www.amrailroad.com for tickets and more information. You can also visit them on Facebook. 800-687-8600

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