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The the Rockton, Rion and Western Railroad, Ticket Office, Gift Shop and Gallery are only open
on the dates listed below from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

The the Rockton, Rion and Western Railroad is not open Sunday through Friday
unless otherwise noted in the Special Events section on this page.

-Summer Operating Season 2014: The Summer Operating Season has ended.
Please see the Special Events section below for the remaining 2014 schedule.

Train Rides with Santa 2014: Saturdays: November 29, December 6 and 13

Come join us for train rides with Santa who rides each train.
And don't forget to bring your letters for Santa before he heads back to the North Pole!!

Train trips departing at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 2:00 PM.

Regular ticket prices apply.

Please click here to print a Train Rides with Santa flyer.

Twilight Santa Express: Saturday December 6 and December 13 at 5:30 PM ONLY!!!

Take a special Holiday evening excursion on the Rockton Rion & Western!
Have your picture taken with Santa and enjoy cookies and hot chocolate aboard the Dining car for part of the ride.
Listen to a Christmas story in a historic passenger coach for the other part of the trip.

Trains depart at 5:30 PM Only!!!

Special ticket price applies. Ticket price is $20.00 all ages. Seating is limited.
Only 80 tickets available each evening for this special event!!!

Please click here to print a Twilight Santa Express flyer.

**Please note that some special events as noted above may have different pricing that the prices listed below.


We currently offer two types of charter service: The Group Coach Charter or the Dining/Lounge Car Charter.
Private train charters are available anytime during non operating times. All charters are operated on the Museum's railroad only.

For making charter arrangements, please contact the Charter Coordinator at 803-318-7086 or charters@scrm.org or write:
Attn: Charter Coordinator, The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, S.C. 29202-7246.



First Class**: $20 per passenger all ages Ride with style in the Dining car with large picture windows, seating at tables for four, a drink and snack, and heat/air conditioner. Limited tickets based on a first come/ first serve basis. First class car will not be available during special events.
Coach: $12 for adults

$9 children ages 2 to 12
Ride in our historic 1952 passenger cars which includes bench seating along open windows and a narrated tour.
Caboose: $12 per passenger all ages Enjoy a relaxing trip in a 1940 Nickle Plate Railroad caboose and get great pictures on the return train trip as the first car. For $1 extra per passenger, ride in the upper cupola for the trip (only 4 seats, based on very limited availability.) Caboose may not be available during special events.
Open Air Car: $15 per passenger all ages Have the best view of the line and the countryside. Please note: this car will run rain or shine and is open to the sun and other elements, please dress accordingly. Open air car will not be available during special events.
Discounts: Senior $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Ages 65 and up with ID.
Military $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Active or retired individual with Military ID.
Cash, personal checks, debit, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted

You can still purchase tickets before the scheduled trip at our ticket office (Saturdays only)

Business Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.
110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro, SC 29180

Mailing Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, SC 29202-7246

Business number 803-712-4135 or call 803-635-9893 (prerecorded)

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