WELCOME RETURNING AND FUTURE BERLIN PASSENGERS!

 

 

Extraordinary Private Rail Getaways

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

As of 06-20-2021

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

Your health and safety are our highest priority! 

We are following the guidance of industry experts by following guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

A significant number of Americans will have the COVID vaccine by August 2021.  We will require vaccination to provide the highest degree of protection when combined with current CDC COVID prevention strategies.

Our team is implementing additional technologies that go beyond these requirements as part of our new

Beyond Ordinary Care Program. 

PRE-BOARDING

  • -Pre-departure health questionnaire with confirmation of successful COVID vacccination status
  • -Wear masks during travel to Station
  • -Health screening at Station prior to embarkation

 
ON BOARD

  • -HEPA filters and UV-C light provide double protection to clean the air of microbes on   board
  • -Electrostatic sprayers sanitize spaces and surfaces with a powerful, EPA-approved, hospital-grade sanitizing solution
  • -Increase frequency of cleaning public spaces and high-touch points

 

 

 

SAVE THESE DATES in 2021!

 

2021 Trip #1 -SOLD OUT - Thank You!

Chicago to Denver Round Trip   August 11 - 19, 2021

 

 

2021 Trip #2

Chicago - St Louis - Kansas City - Chicago Triangle Trip

September 3-4-5, 2021

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN

This 3 day weekend triangle excursion is a great getaway that includes a visit to the St. Louis Museum of Transportation and the magnificent St. Louis Union Station complex. No need to check into hotels as we overnight on the railcars!  Excellent views of the Missouri River on Amtrak's Missouri River Runner.

FARE: $1,699/person, double occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination

SOLO TRAVELER FARE: $3,250/person, single occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination
 
NOTE: We are also keeping a list of Solo Travelers that would be willing to room with another Solo Traveler (of same gender) to keep the price point lower than traveling alone. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.
 

For the full three day trip itinerary, click here: Trip #2 Itinerary


 

 

2021 Trip #3

Denver - Sacramento - Denver Round Trip

including California State Railroad Museum & Hotel

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN

September 10-14, 2021

or

2021 Trip #3a

Denver - Emeryville (San Francisco) - Denver Round Trip

including Emeryville hotel accommodations

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN

September 10-14, 2021

Denver - Sacramento - Emeryville - Sacramento - Denver

Ride one of the most popular routes in the United States, as we climb the scenic Front Range out of Denver on the route carved through the mountains by David Moffatt's Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad.  Enjoy spectacular daylight views of the Rockies & Sierra Nevada Mountains in both east and westbound directions. We will have a full day to explore the world renowned California State Railroad Museum.  Please make plans to join us on this fabulous & scenic five day adventure.

FARE: $4,999/person, double occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination

SOLO TRAVELER FARE: $9,720/person, single occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination
 
NOTE: We are also keeping a list of Solo Travelers that would be willing to room with another Solo Traveler (of same gender) to keep the price point lower than traveling alone. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.
 

For the full five day trip itinerary, click here: Trip #3 Itinerary

 

 

2021 Trip #4

Chicago - Grand Rapids Trip

September 18-19, 2021

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN

This 2 day weekend overnight trip is designed as an introduction to private rail travel at an affordable price point. Experience sleeping on a Pullman car!  Enjoy the pleasing scenery and fine dining on a route not often traveled by private cars.

FARE: $899/person, double occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination

SOLO TRAVELER FARE: $1,750/person, single occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination
 
NOTE: We are also keeping a list of Solo Travelers that would be willing to room with another Solo Traveler (of same gender) to keep the price point lower than traveling alone. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.

 

For the full two day trip itinerary, click here: Trip #4 Itinerary

 

 

2021 Trip #5

AAPRCO Autumn Trip

All Private Passenger Car Special Train

September 23 to October 3, 2021

Chicago - Albany - Bennington - Bellows Falls - Burlington - Albany - Chicago

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN 

Positioned rearmost on the CHI-ALB & ALB-CHI segments !

We are delighted to participate in the American Association of Private Railcar Owners (AAPRCO) all private car train through the scenic Northeast during the height of the fall foliage season.  Please make plans to join us on this fabulous scenic eleven day adventure.

FARE: $5,500/person, double occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination

SOLO TRAVELER FARE: $10,750/person, single occupancy with proof of full COVID vaccination
 
NOTE: We are also keeping a list of Solo Travelers that would be willing to room with another Solo Traveler (of same gender) to keep the price point lower than traveling alone. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.
 

For the full eleven day trip itinerary, click here: Trip #5 Itinerary

 

 

2021 Trip #6

Chicago to Albuquerque Round Trip

TRIP PENDING - October 7-14, 2021

with private cars FRANK THOMSON & BERLIN to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

and Cumbres & Toltec Steam Railroad.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. We are evaluating interest in this trip for 2021, assuming that COVID restrictions are lifted by then. Please contact us if you would want to travel to Albuquerque for the Balloon Fiesta and to ride the C&TSRR..

 

 

 

 
2021 Trip #7
Ride the BERLIN in the
2021 AUTUMN COLORS EXPRESS
October 21-24, 2021
www.autumncolorexpress.com
 
 

The Autumn Colors Express takes you on a day-long journey through the New River Gorge, at the peak of the fall foliage season. The round trip from Huntington, WV to Hinton, WV lets you experience this beautiful area of West Virginia in a way few do. This special passenger train pulled by Amtrak is comprised entirely of privately-owned vintage rail cars from all over the nation, assembled exclusively for this event.

For ticket info see www.autumncolorexpress.com 

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