Texas State Railroad
The Texas State Railroad, established 1881, is truly a “Texas Treasure!”
This historic railroad offers steam 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 depot in Rusk, where southern hospitality is the norm. Perfect trip for friends, families, groups, schools, and more!
In 2003 Texas State Representative Chuck Hopson lead the way in proclaiming a resolution from the 78th Legislature of the State of Texas, designating the Texas State Railroad as the Official Railroad of Texas. Please join us in helping to maintain this important piece of Texas heritage by taking a ride on the Texas State Railroad, truly a "Texas Treasure!"
The Texas State Railroad offers The Polar Express™, Peanuts™ The Great Pumpkin Ptach Express, Peanuts™ The Easter Beagle Express, Peanuts™ The Valentine Express and The Lone Ranger® Train Robbery Tour.