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History: Father's Day Train


Where:  Grapevine Vintage Railroad
705 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
When:  Jun 17
1pm.
Price:  $26 first class; $18 touring class.
Phone:  817/410-3185
Web:  gvrr.com
Map:  Click for map
On Sunday, June 17, shower dad with extra affection on this family-friendly outing on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

This excursion departs from Grapevine at the Cotton Belt Depot at 1pm. It will arrive in the Fort Worth Stockyards at approximately 2:20pm. You'll have roughly an hour and half to treat dad to lunch or buy him something fun at the many shops in the Stockyards.

The train will re-board at approximately 4:05pm and depart at 4:15pm returning to the Grapevine station at approximately 5:45pm.

During the outing, passengers can expect some extra fun moments on the train including a few special giveaways for some lucky dads.

The railroad is serviced by two Victorian-style locomotives, including Puffy, the 1896 steam locomotive, the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and Vinny, a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive.

Most weekends throughout the year, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards.

The 21-mile trip rolls at a leisurely pace and is perfect for the entire family. First class: $26 (coaches are heated and air-conditioned with cushioned seats.) Touring class: $18.
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