Source: San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society
The Central Coast Railway Club and the Pacific Locomotive Association announce the San Diego Steam Special-II, powered by former Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751. Our train will depart LAUS mid-morning, Saturday, May 1 and arrive in San Diego mid-afternoon. On Sunday, May 2, the train will return to Los Angeles, leaving San Diego mid-morning, arriving at LAUS mid-afternoon.Tickets packages are available for the steam train in one direction and Surfliner in the other, or steam train round trip (hotel not included)."
Passengers can ride from the Los Angeles area to San Diego, have a relaxed lunch and return on a scheduled Surfliner, or return the next day. The same itinerary is available the next day, Sunday, from San Diego. Ticket packages are available for the steam train in one direction and Surfliner return, or steam train round trip.
Our train will have two dome cars, Amtrak coaches and an open-door baggage car. A photo stop has been requested in each direction.
We have all approvals and schedules and fares are being negotiated. We plan to start ticket sales in December. For updates, go to www.goldenstate rails.com
See Also: San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society