Kansas Railfest
 
September 2017
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Sat, 9/16/2017 - Sat, 9/16/2017
Categories
Excursions, Model Railroad, Museum Event, Open House, Operating Exhibit, Railroad Days
Location
Great Plains Transportation Museum
700 E. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67202
United States
Times
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday
Admission Fees
$10.00 for 13 and over. 12 and under are free. Admission grants you access to all events except the train ride.
Description
Kansas Railfest will feature music, shopping, food, vintage vehicles, activities for young and old, and of course - TRAINS! Lehigh Valley Coal Company #126, nicknamed "Sadie," will be on site and operating for Railfest. Due to the costs associated with bringing in the locomotive and its operation, there will be a separate charge to ride the steam locomotive.
Ride tickets are :
$10 for ages 13 and up
$5 for ages 3-12
2 and under are free when not occupying a seat. CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES - Railroad themed scavenger hunt,Farmer's Insurance Kid's Depot, Operation Lifesaver goodie bags, Wichita Toy Train Club, 1880s replica steam locomotive, Garden Railway layout and more! Union Pacific's one of a kind Diesel-Electric Locomotive #1982!  - Painted to commemorate the Missouri Pacific Railroad. ??The "Mo-Pac" was a significant contributor to the growth of Wichita since it's arrival in 1883.
Additional Information
None
Directions
The event will take place at the combined sites of the Great Plains Transportation Museum and Union Station. Each side of the 700 block of East Douglas in DOWNTOWN WICHITA
Contact Information
Great Plains Transportation Museum
700 E. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67202
+1.316.263.0944
Vendor coordinator:
Meshagh Hall
Meshagh@occmgmt.com
Attraction coordinator/ volunteers/ general info:
Drew Meek
drew@gptm.us
 
 
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