On Saturday, January 30th, customers can take a train ride with their family and help someone in Haiti at the same time! One hundred percent of the proceeds from the tickets sold on this date will be given to the American Red Cross in their efforts to help Haiti.
The diesel train excursion will depart from the Rusk Depot at 11:00am and return at 3:30pm. Customers will enjoy a lunch layover at the Palestine Depot. Ticket prices start at $19 for children ages 3-11 and $36.50 for adults 12 & over. Infants 2 and under ride free. Climate Controlled Seating & Diesel Engine Cab Ride Upgrades available. Special $10 Local Appreciation Rate applies to customers from Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Freestone, Henderson, Houston, Leon, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Rusk & Smith Counties. Tickets are available online at www.TexasStateRR.com or by calling 1-888-987-2461.
“The Texas State Railroad and our parent company American Heritage Railways wanted to do something to help with the recent devastation in Haiti”, said Marketing Manager, Lori Pennington. “Every little bit that the Red Cross collects will help save lives and we want to contribute.”
The Texas State Railroad is also challenging other businesses to join our efforts and match the funds that are raised. Businesses interested can contact Lori Pennington at (903) 683-3087.