trains

Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad Museum, you’re missing a treat. Located inside one of the former Cotton Belt Railroad shops, …
One of my favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of fall color in Arkansas is by rail, where you can let the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad do the driving while you do the gazing. Ride in style on the meticulously restored antique passenger cars, ranging from the 1920s to the 1950s, while conductors enhance the …
This Saturday, May 11, Arkansas communities will join communities across America to celebrate the importance of trains to their town during the sixth annual National Train Day. Here is a quick roundup of the interesting options taking place around the state. In Little Rock, Mayor Mark Stodola will be on-site at the Amtrak Little Rock …
According to an article by Hope Star editor Ken McLemore, Amtrak has announced that passenger rail service on its Amtrak Texas Eagle will begin in Hope on April 4 with the arrival of the westbound Train 21. The westbound Texas Eagle, Train 21, is scheduled to depart Hope at 5:09 every morning, with arrivals that …
December is a lively and festive month and the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville joins in the fun with its Gardenland Express. This family event features garden-scale trains in a winter wonderland setting. The trains, owned and operated by the Sugar Creek Train Club and the Northwest Arkansas Garden Railway Society will chug …