Join the National Train Day Fun Online with #AmtrakNTD

Tomorrow more than 300 communities from across the country will be celebrating National Train Day!

It’s a free event dedicated to the communities, kids and kids at heart that we serve throughout our national railroad system.

Join us tomorrow at a National Train Day celebration near you and share your experience online using the hashtag #AmtrakNTD. We’ll be tweeting and training all day!

As part of the free nationwide event, 14 communities will have special activities: Albuquerque; Cary, N.C.; Chicago; Emeryville, Calif.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Kansas City, Mo.; McComb, Miss.; New York; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.; Rutland, Vt.; San Antonio; Seattle and Washington, D.C., will feature special partners including hit Disney Junior show Chuggington and Dovetail Games, which will offer a free train simulator app.

In many locations, you’ll also get the opportunity to walk through Amtrak rail cars and privately owned luxury train cars. Specific information on the train equipment displays are available at

If you want to celebrate National Train Day on actual rails, Excursion Train Trips will be available in Chicago at 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m.; in Washington at 11:35 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:05 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. and in Rutland, Vt., at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Those tickets can be purchased in advance for Chicago at and
Washington at Best part? Tickets for kids start at $2.50.