The Texas State Railroad will be running a Steam Engine on its Piney Woods Steam Excursions out of Palestine, and a diesel on its Piney Woods Train Excursions departing from Rusk. Stay tuned to this web site and our Facebook page for updates.


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April 24, 25 & 26 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Friday, April 24 - Wine Tasting & Photo Train
Saturday, April 25 – High Tea & Whiskey Tasting
Saturday, April 25 – Victorian Dinner Train & Absinthe Tasting
Saturday, April 25 – Steampunk Festival
Saturday, April 25 – Steampunk Performance
Sunday, April 26 – Victorian Brunch Train.

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The Texas State Railroad,
established in 1881,
is truly a “Texas Treasure!”

Take a relaxing train ride through the pineywoods of East Texas, enjoy fun special events with your family, or experience an evening dinner train!

This historic railroad offers train excursions that travel 25 miles through the scenic piney woods and hardwood creek bottoms of East Texas amidst a backdrop of rolling hills, nature and wildlife.

Passengers board excursion trains at the beautiful Victorian-style depots in Palestine andRusk, where southern hospitality is the norm. Perfect trip for friends, families, groups, schools, and more!

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