The 12th annual Ashland Train Day is railroad themed event for the whole family. Come visit us at the Ashland Train Station along the tracks for a day of fun and excitement. We have railroad music and songs, miniature children's train rides, children's hand pedal train, children's games and activities, lots and lots of model trains (Lego, wooden and electric), model train racing, memorabilia displays, a locomotive moon bounce, antique railroad equipment, a real caboose camper, area railroad organizations, our Train Day mascots, the Engineer Bears, plus on our CSX Stage sponsored by CSX Transportation, our premiere sponsor showcasing The Tender Band, the Virginia Tourism History Mobile and the Metro Richmond Tourism Van, and much, much more! We also have our real collection of Amtrak and CSX freight trains right out front passing by all day long. Make sure you wave to the engineers, they love the attention.
Please come dressed in your bib overalls, bandana and engineer hat. We'll be in our best train attire as well. Bring your camera. Photo opportunities are all day long and our mascots just love having their picture taken with the kids.
Ashland Train Day is FREE. Visit us on our website www.AshlandTrainDay.com, our Facebook page "Ashland Train Day"AshlandTrainDay" or on Twitter @AshlandTrainDay.
For more info call the Ashland Train Day HOTLINE: 804-412-7288
Location: 112 N. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA
When: Sat., November 1, 2014 10 am to 5 pm
Free trolley shuttles are available from the Ashland-Junction Shopping Center and Saint Ann's Church all day.
Parking is limited near the train station as N. and S. Railroad Ave. is closed for the day.