LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad


category : Excursions
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad The Smoky Valley Railroad Association offers a unique chance to experience early American travel. You and your family can enjoy an educational adventure down the rails of history on an excursion train comprised of antique railroad equipment. Enjoy many original features along the tour which create a memorable outing for everyone!

* Gondola Car - Sit in the Missouri Pacific open air observation car and feel the fresh Kansas breeze.

* Steam Locomotive - See the historic Santa Fe 4-6-2 "Pacific" #3415 steam locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1919.

* Caboose - Experience a view for a special fare, from the Union Pacific Caboose that completes the train.

* Diesel Locomotive - Feel the power from the 1945 ALCO S-1, with its 660hp diesel engine that was originally designed for WWII submarines.

* Dinner Trains - Enjoy a relaxing "dinner in the diner" on one of Abilene and Smoky Valley's special dinner trains. Reservations required. Call for schedule and fares.

* Bridge - Catch the thrill as the train travels over the Smoky Hill River on the old, high, steel bridge.

* Acquire first hand experience by working on and operating the train through volunteer networks.


Admission: Fees vary
Hours: Call for schedule
Address: 200 SE Fifth Street
Phone: 785-263-1077
Our Email: asvrail@gmail.com
Our Website:www.asvrr.org

Departure Times - May, September & October
Saturday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Additional Trains Memorial Day through Labor Day
Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.
No operations on Mondays, except Memorial Day and Labor Day

Fares: Adults (12 & over),$8.50
Children (3 to 11), $3.50
Children 2 and under, No Charge

S.E. 5th at Buckeye
785-263-1077
1-888-426-6687

Come visit us in Abilene, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Greyhound Hall of Fame

Abilene, Kansas, also known as the Greyhound Capital of the nation, hosts the Greyhound Hall of Fame which offers the entire family a thorough and exciting introduction to the Greyhound, the sport, and its long and colorful history. The history of Greyhounds from 5,000

Abilene, KS Halls of Fame

Seelye Mansion and Museum

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the twenty-five room Georgian mansion was built in 1905 by A.B. Seelye, a patent medicine entrepreneur. Museum depicts turn-of-the-century medicine business.

Winner of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Architecture!!

Abilene, KS Famous Homes


Russell Stover Factory Outlet

10,000-square-foot factory outlet store, has a video that plays all the time, to show you how the candy is made.

Abilene, KS Factory Outlets

Abilene Civic Center

The restored 1928 U.P. Depot is home to the Kansas Visitor Information Center and 150 person meeting room.

History Of The Abilene Civic Center

California architect, Gilbert Stanley Underwood designed Abilene'

Abilene, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do Excursions near Abilene, KS