Signature Steam Train - Carson City to Virginia City, 24 Mile RT

Signature Steam Ride
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Rediscover Nevada’s rich history in mining and mills on the V&T Carson City-Virginia City route as you meander through tunnels, canyons and mining towns aboard a restored 1914 Pullman coach led by a 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 steam locomotive. This relaxing, all-day train excursion is fully narrated with historical facts and anecdotes. Departing from Carson City’s Eastgate Depot, the 24-mile roundtrip tour includes a fun 3.5-hour stopover in historic Virginia City, where you can stroll the boardwalks and explore restaurants, shops, saloons, museums, mines and more.




 The Details

Adult $55, Child $35, Senior $52 Carson City to Virginia City (and return). Departs Carson City Depot at 10:00am. Return trip departs Virginia City at 3:00pm. An 8% historic preservation fee is included in the ticket price.

Please arrive 1/2 hour before your train departure time. Schedule and equipment subject to change. We reserve the right to sell your ticket if you have not checked in twenty minutes prior to scheduled train departure. No cancellations. For group discounts of 20 or more riders or for Gift Certificates: call (775) 291-0208. Click Here for Group InfoNo dogs allowed except service dogs.

One-way tickets are available, please call: (775) 291-0208 or (877-724-5007)



 Directions

DIRECTIONS TO CARSON CITY DEPOT:

From Reno: Take the new HWY 580 heading South toward Carson City. As you arrive in Carson City, stay on the new highway and take “EXIT 39 - HWY 50 East Dayton/Fallon”. Turn left onto HWY 50 East (Williams Street) and drive East exactly 3.4 miles toward Dayton (passing Eagle Valley Golf Course on your left) to just where the center cement barricades end.  Turn right onto Flint Drive, go, exactly .3 miles, turn left onto Eastgate Siding Rd. following the signs to Eastgate Depot.

FROM CARSON CITY: From downtown (ARCO/ampm), corner of North Carson Street and Williams Street (HWY 50), drive East on Williams Street (toward Dayton) drive exactly 4.9 miles (passing Eagle Valley Golf Course on your left) to just where the center cement barricades end. Turn right onto Flint Drive, go, exactly .3 miles, turn left onto Eastgate Siding Rd. following the signs to Eastgate Depot.

FROM LAKE TAHOE: Take HWY 50 toward Carson City. At the bottom of the hill, turn left onto HWY 395 (S. Carson Street) and drive North for exactly 3.4 miles. Turn right onto Williams Street (HWY 50) and drive East (toward Dayton) exactly 4.9 miles (passing Eagle Valley Golf Course on your left) to just where the center cement barricades end.  Turn right onto Flint Drive, go, exactly .3 miles, turn left onto Eastgate Siding Rd. following the signs to Eastgate Depot.


Offered By: V & T Railway Rides

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