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These motorcar excursions are not open to the public.

The cars are privately owned and operated by members of NARCOA.

Apr 22&23 - OK - Farmrail RR

From Clinton, OK. Approx. mileage 200 plus, Oklahoma Railway Museum organized trip. Information HERE. Set-on fee of $70.  Operations on former Rock Island and Frisco lines. EC Drake Rice, 405-478-3225.


Apr 29 - IA - Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

First Iowa Division ride in Boone. 22 miles round trip and we'll ride this three times during the day and once at night. Cost is $30 per car plus current membership in the Iowa Railroad Historical Society ($25). EC for this ride is Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.


May 7 - TX - Texas State Railroad

Hosted by Railroad Partners Inc. 50 miles RT between Palestine and Rusk. Two RT's for 100 miles total for the day. Trip fee: $120, lunch for 2 included. Details HERE. EC Frank Glatzl, 512-484-4102.


May 12-14 - CO - Creede branch - Denver and Rio Grande

Rocky Mountain Division Work/Cleanup Session. Approximatly 40 miles (round trip) each day between South Fork Colorado and Wasson Wye Colorado. No fee. Details HERE Contact John Spiro or Al Rodi


May 13 - IA - Midwest Electric Railway

The First Iowa Division is hosting a new ride on the Midwest Electric Railway on the Midwest Old Threshers grounds in Mt. Pleasant, IA. This will be riding the trolley track which is one mile plus per loop. Cost is $20 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Frosty (660-341-7842). Details HERE.


May 30-31 - CO (Tentative) - Leadville,Colorado and Southern Railroad

The Rocky Mountain Division is hosting a ride as part of an RMD Colorado Tour. This ride will consist of 32 miles of travel over two days. Cost is $65 per car. EC for the run is Jerry G Geiger. (719 568 7966) Details HERE.


Jun 1-2 - CO - Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

Rocky Mountain Division run on the Creede Branch out of South Fork. Mileage over two days will be approximately 75 miles. Cost is $110 per car. Featuring a run over LaVeta Pass. EC Richard Reiff, 4364 Blueflax Dr., Pueblo, CO 81001. 719-543-7023. Details HERE.


Jun 3-4 - CO - San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad

Rocky Mountain Division event out of Alamosa. June 3 is a mandatory round trip test run to Antonito, June 4 will be round trip over LaVeta Pass. Optional early set on Friday afternoon. Total mileage for both days 182. Cost $185. EC Richard Reiff, 4364 Blueflax Dr., Pueblo, CO 81001. 719-543-7023. Details HERE. 25 car limit.


Jun 18 - KS - Midland Railroad

First Iowa Division is hosting an excursion on the Midland Railroad at Baldwin City, KS.  Details are still being completed so watch the FID website for further developments.  EC in training is Stuart Remmers.  Details HERE.










Jul 7 - 8 - IA - Iowa Southern Railroad

The First Iowa Division is hosting a ride on the Iowa Southern railroad, previously the Appanoose Copunty Railroad, in Centerville, IA. Mileage for this ride will be 65 miles. Cost is $40 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C) Details HERE.


Aug 4-6 - IA - Iowa Southern Railroad

The First Iowa Division ride in Centerville is a fund raising event for the local VFW by providing rides to the public. This is a non-NARCOA ride on the 5th with insurance provided by the VFW but the 4th and 6th are NARCOA-insured. EC Frosty Farrell. Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.


Aug 19 - IA - Iowa Northern Railroad

First Iowa Division is hosting a 1-day excursion on the former Rock Island mainline from Vinton, IA. We will run the line between Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, IA for a total mileage of about 104 miles. Carl Schneider is EC. Details HERE.


Oct 14 - MO - Columbia Terminal Railroad - COLT

The First Iowa Division ride in Columbia. 37 miles. We'll ride this twice for a daily total of at least 74 miles. Cost is $50 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.


Nov 4 - IA - Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

First Iowa Division ride in Boone. 22 miles round trip and we'll ride this three times during the day and once at night. Cost is $30 per car plus current membership in the Iowa Railroad Historical Society ($25). EC for this ride is Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.


Other Area Motorcar Excursions

Click HERE for the full NARCOA Schedule of Upcoming Excursions

Click HERE for the North American Railcar Operators Association (NARCOA) website