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Friday August 24, 2018 10:30 AM
Lakefront Express
Departing from Duluth Depot

A short one-hour excursion ride to the edge of Duluth and back, designed for the family trip looking for a short ride, and maybe a museum tour afterwards.

This excursion brings you through downtown Duluth, a little way up the North Shore, through Congdon Park, to the neighborhood of Lakeside, where the train stops to turn around. The perfect standard trip for you and your family, lasts about 1 hour, covering about five miles each way.

First Class Option: Ride in the Dome Car and enjoy the unique upstairs viewing area, with an attendant designated just for you. Space is limited to just 24 passengers per trip, but you have the entire Dome Car (including the downstairs lounge) to yourself. Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks while you experience the spectacular views from above in the Dome Car. Note: Due to the historic nature of the traincar, First Class seats are not wheelchair accessible. Children ages 0-13 must purchase tickets for first class (in coach, 2 and under are free), and must be supervised at all times while on the train for the courtesy of other passengers.

Coach Seats: Ride in one of several historic coaches. Some have open windows, some have air conditioning/heat, it is up to you! All seats are general boarding, so you are free to explore the train for the perfect seat. A concession car is also available to enjoy that has large open-air doors. Children ages 2 and under are free and do not need tickets for coach.

Reservations are strongly recommended but not required for this excursion. Tickets may be purchased up to 30 minutes prior to departure. This train can sell out, so it is recommended to pre-purchase your tickets.

This train is Wheelchair Accessible most days, but there are no wheelchair accessible restrooms (and first class is not accessible).  Wheelchairs are lifted into the concession/open car. Pets are not allowed. All tickets are round-trip.

Children: Ages are 3-13 in Coach. Ages 2 and under are free in coach and do not need a ticket/reservation. All passengers in First Class (ages 0+) must purchase a ticket.

Doors close 2 minutes prior to departure for safety checks. Any passengers who arrive after this time will not be permitted to board and will not receive a refund.

This train is wheelchair accessible in the concession car (no restrooms available). 
  Coach First Class  
Adult $15.00 $30.00  
Child (ages 3-13) $6.00 $30.00  
Adult Musem $6.00 $6.00  
Child Museum (ages 3-13) $3.00 $3.00  
Additional Items
Railroad & Museum Guidebook: $15.00 The entire collection of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, as well as the trains used on the North Shore Scenic Railroad all featured in this color 84 page book. Information on the rail line, by mile-post, is also included!

Add this book on, and pick it up with your tickets when you arrive on the day of your excursion. Sales tax is included in the $15 price.

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Wheelchair assistance requested
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