Special Events Trains

A Unique View of History

Rediscover Nevada’s rich history in mining and mills on the V&T Railway Carson City-Virginia City route as you meander through tunnels, canyons and mining towns aboard a restored 1914 Pullman coach led by a 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 steam locomotive. This relaxing, all-day train excursion is fully narrated with historical facts and anecdotes. Departing from Carson City’s Eastgate Depot, the 24-mile round-trip tour includes a fun 3.5-hour stopover in historic Virginia City, where you can stroll the boardwalks and explore restaurants, shops, saloons, museums, mines and more.


Stars & Stripes Train

July 5, 6 & 7, 2019

Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with a diesel train ride along the historical V&T Railway and enjoy a day in Virginia City where you will feel you have been transported back in time.  Free holiday goodie bag for every passenger.

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150th Anniversary Kick-Off Train

Every Friday from August 16th through October 11th

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Virginia & Truckee Railway every Friday from August 16th through October 11th with an onboard performance and re-enactment of 1800’s banker and business man William T. Sharon, famous for his influence on the founding of the railroad in 1869.

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