Cincinnati Scenic Railway offers rare mileage excursions in southwest Ohio

RELATED TOPICS: STEAM/PRESERVATION | RAILFANNING | MIDWEST
Trains Industry Newsletter
Get a weekly roundup of the industry news you need.
By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine. View our privacy policy.
CINCINNATI – The nonprofit Cincinnati Scenic Railway is offering rare mileage excursions in southwest Ohio through its new Ohio Rail Experience operation. The first trip operates on the former Detroit, Toledo & Ironton main line from Springfield to Lima on May 19.

Additional trips will cover former Baltimore & Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad trackage now operated by various Genesee & Wyoming properties on May 20 and Sept. 2-3.

“In our part of the country, passenger trains are slipping further into the history books and that’s a shame. It can be difficult to properly interpret this kind of history in a static museum. Trains are monstrous, loud, and kinetic. They are something that needs to be experienced firsthand to be remembered," General Manager Will Gawin says. "For that reason, our team honestly believes what we are doing is important for historic preservation. Our goal is to deliver an experience worth remembering to communities that might have forgotten how enjoyable a train ride can be."

Cincinnati Scenic Railway also operates the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad in Lebanon.

For more information, go to www.ohiorailexperience.com.
NS3170UniopolisOH
Norfolk Southern SD40-2 No. 3170 powers a 2015 Cincinnati Scenic Railway excursion on the former DT&I through Uniopolis, Ohio.
Randy Olson

NEWSWIRETrains News Wire

  • Previous Day
  • March 27, 2018
  • Next Day
Leave a Comment
Want to leave a comment?
Only registered members of TrainsMag.com are allowed to leave comments. Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes.

Login or Register now.
Please keep your feedback on-topic and respectful. Trains staffers reserve the right to edit or delete any comments.
0 COMMENTS
Big Boy

Big Boy

All about the world's biggest locomotive

SEE INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Learn more about the stories and photos in this months issue

Newsletter Sign-Up

By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine.Please view our privacy policy
Subscribe Up To 54% off the newsstand price!
Subscribe To Trains Mag Today
+