Another Milestone for the Texas State Railroad

Rusk, Texas- This week, the Texas State Railroad gained another new freight customer.

Viper Rail has contracted with the TSRR to store empty tanker cars. Some of the cars were used for hauling oil and others for hauling methanol. They are currently stored on the line adjacent to the TSRR’s … Read More

The Streamliner Diner Is Coming To the Texas State Railroad

The Streamliner Diner Is Coming To the Texas State Railroad

Palestine, Texas- The Texas State Railroad is pleased to present its newest signature dining experience on the Piney Woods Excursion Train, the Streamliner Diner. Reminiscent of mid-century rail dining, guests are treated to a delicious meal and spectacular East Texas … Read More

Rail of Lights & New Year’s Train

Rail of Lights & New Year’s Train

jeffersonJEFFERSON- Step back in time as the Historic Jefferson Railway, an antique narrow-gauge train embraces old-fashioned Christmas in the country. Enjoy the lighted vignettes and hear the story of “Celebrations Around the World” aboard the train that circles the Piney Woods along the … Read More

Celebrate Christmas In Palestine

Celebrate Christmas In Palestine

PalestineBadgePalestine– Special events and activities planned now through Dec. 29 make this holiday season an ideal time to visit the City of Palestine.  The Polar ExpressÔ comes to life at the Texas State Railroad beginning on Friday, Nov. 15.… Read More

America’s 200,000 Orphans History To Be Retold In Marhsall

America’s 200,000 Orphans History To Be Retold In Marhsall

MARSHALL- History has numerous little-known stories; and one such tale will be center stage in Marshall, Texas June 26, giving old and young the chance to explore a bit of history they may have never known otherwise. Novelist and humanities scholar … Read More