Upcoming Events

North Pole Express
Friday, November 16 - Sunday, December 16, 2018
Steam Railroading Institute
Owosso, MI
Doors open 5:00 PM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10AM
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 5PM
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Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 10AM
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Friday, November 23, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 10AM
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Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 5PM
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Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 10AM
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Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 10AM
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Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5PM
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Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 10AM
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Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10AM
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Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5PM
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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 10AM
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Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 5PM
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Friday, December 14, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10AM
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 5PM
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 10AM
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 5PM
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Ride the North Pole Express, behind the Pere Marquette 1225, for a four hour adventure to the Village of Ashley's Country Christmas! During this round trip excursion, you will step off the train into a Classic Christmas experience. Be sure to dress for weather conditions, as there will be walking outside from activity to activity.
Train departure times are prompt, please arrive at least 45-60 minutes ahead of trip departure time to get checked in and seated.
All Sales are FINAL no refunds, unless Refund Protection Insurance is purchased before sale is completed. (Refund Protection Insurance will allow for a full refund up to 72 hours before event.)
Steam Railroading Institute reserves the right to change out motive power or rolling stock at any time. All firearms (concealed or Open Carried) are Prohibited on the property or on any Locomotive car or equipment of the Steam Railroading Institute.
Train Ride
Santa Express
Friday, December 21 - Saturday, December 22, 2018
Steam Railroading Institute
Owosso, MI
Doors open 5:00 PM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, December 21, 2018 at 6PM
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Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11AM
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Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2PM
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Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 5PM
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Depart from the Steam Railroading Institute on a ROUND TRIP train-ride behind the Pere Marquette 1225 to search for Santa Clause and have a chance to meet him yourself! Along the way, enjoy a variety of activities on-board the train; from games to caroling in hopes to help guide Santa through the Michigan winter-weather. During the trip north passengers will be treated to hot cocoa and a special cookie.
**Train departure times are prompt, please arrive at least 45-60 minutes ahead of trip departure time to get checked in and seated. All Sales are FINAL no refunds, unless Refund Protection Insurance is purchased before sale is completed. (Refund Protection Insurance will allow for a full refund up to 72 hours before event.) Steam Railroading Institute reserves the right to change out motive power or rolling stock at any time. All firearms (concealed or Open Carried) are Prohibited on the property or on any Locomotive car or equipment of the Steam Railroading Institute.**
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