Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

March 2nd, 2024 - September 28th, 202410:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Trains depart Saturdays March - September* 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.  except during special events. 

Before and after your trip, enjoy learning about the history and importance of railroads in Alabama and our Nation. 

  • Visit our working signal garden, our unique collection of rail cars and locomotives in Clark Yard.
  • Peruse our gift shop for something to remember your trip by!
  • Climb aboard our Shelby & Southern Narrow Gauge Steam Railroad for a trip behind an authentic steam locomotive!
  • Museum Admission and Parking are Free*!

*Ticket purchase required to ride the trains.

    Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

    Visit Us

    Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
    • 1919 9th Street
    • Calera, AL 35040


    To reach the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, take I-65 to Calera exit #228. Drive .6 miles south on Alabama Highway 25 and turn left on 9th Street, at the Sav-Mor Food Outlet. Proceed 1 block to the parking area on the right. The museum address is: 1919 9th Street, Calera, AL 35040


    Calera is located in the Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Area of the Central Alabama Region


    $15 Coach (Ages 2-64) / $14 Veterans, Seniors (Ages 65+) / Caboose ($28) / Locomotive ($38)

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