Autumn Steam Weekend (9/12-9/13)


This event is sponsored by PLA and GGRM as a fundraiser to support the continued restoration if our historic artifacts and rail line.

Come out and enjoy the beautiful autumn weather with a ride on a historic Bay Area Steam Train, Southern Pacific 2472 on a segment of the original transcontinental railroad through scenic Niles Canyon. Seating in the newly refurbished and air-conditioned Art-Deco Lounge car and Southern Pacific Business Car "Oakland" are also available.


Seating Details

Coach Class Seating:

Unreserved seating is available in historic “Harriman“ coaches and family friendly open cars. Snacks and beverages will be sold on board.  Limited wheelchair seating is available.

First Class Seating (SP 2979):

Enjoy a complementary glass of wine, soft drink, or cold water as you relax aboard Southern Pacific club-lounge car #2979. These cars were used in premiere trains such as the Overland, the Lark, and the Cascade. The #2979 "Art Deco" club car has comfortable lounge seats with tables where you can enjoy spirits, a light meal, or a game of cards. In the center of the car is a circular mahoghany beverage bar, framed by etched glass and mirrors. It has been refurbished to its 1940's appearance and includes air conditioning. For pictures and additional information about SP 2979, see this link.  Handicapped access is limited.

Executive Class Seating:
Executive class service features complimentary hors d'oeuvres, wine, and soft drinks aboard Southern Pacific Business Car #141 "Oakland" which was built by the Pullman Company in 1927. For pictures and additional information about SP 141, see this link. Handicapped access is limited.
First Class is available for those 21 years of age or older.

All tickets will be distributed via "Will Call" at Sunol Station.

Name Sales End Price Fee
Saturday 10:30am - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Saturday 10:30am - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Saturday 10:30am - First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Saturday 10:30am - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Saturday NOON - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Saturday NOON - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Saturday NOON - First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Saturday NOON -Executive Class (SP141)   Ended $79 $2.57
Saturday 1:30pm - Adult Coach   Ended $25 $1.49
Saturday 1:30pm - Child Coach   Ended $10 $1.19
Saturday 1:30pm - First Class (SP2979)   Ended $40 $1.79
Saturday 1:30pm - Executive Class (SP141)   Ended $79 $2.57
Saturday 3:00pm - Adult Coach   Ended $25 $1.49
Saturday 3:00pm - Child Coach   Ended $10 $1.19
Saturday 3:00pm - First Class (SP2979)   Ended $40 $1.79
Saturday 3:00pm - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Sunday 10:30am - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Sunday 10:30am - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Sunday 10:30am -First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Sunday 10:30am - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Sunday NOON - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Sunday NOON - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Sunday NOON - First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Sunday NOON - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Sunday 1:30pm - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Sunday 1:30pm - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Sunday 1:30pm - First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Sunday 1:30pm - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Sunday 3:00pm - Adult Coach Ended $25 $1.49
Sunday 3:00pm - Child Coach Ended $10 $1.19
Sunday 3:00pm - First Class (SP2979) Ended $40 $1.79
Sunday 3:00pm - Executive Class (SP141) Ended $79 $2.57
Make a Donation to Support our Restoration Efforts! Ended Free

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