the 7 most enjoyable rail journeys that Texas has to offer


Forest Park Miniature Railroad

The 1950s Forest Park Miniature Railroad runs a five-mile loop around Fort Worth's Trinity Park, over six bridges. 


Grapevine Vintage Railroad

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad takes travelers on a Cotton Belt Route in 1920s Victorian coaches. 


Zilker Eagle

Get Zilker Eagle tickets. Despite being 60 years old, the miniature bullet train Zilker Eagle appears futuristic. It zips through Zilker Park and is community-driven. 


Heartland Flyer

Amtrak's Heartland Flyer runs daily between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, for lengthier rides.


Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad's rebuilt antique train car excursion between Palestine and Rusk will delight history aficionados.


Historic Jefferson Railway

Enjoy history and whimsy on the Historic Jefferson Railway. The 1910 Plymouth Locomotive gas-powered train travels through Jefferson, including Big Cypress Bayou.


Austin Steam Train

Austin Steam Train's HZRX Diesel 3134 engine offers many unique rides. It offers excursion coach, first-class coach, first-class lounge, and adults-only first-class lounge on most routes. 

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