Exhibit Train also celebrating Amtrak’s 45th anniversary
BOSTON – The Amtrak® Exhibit Train, a traveling museum showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, will roll into Brunswick Station for free tours as part of Brunswick Train Day.
The Exhibit Train is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Amtrak with a colorful timeline showing the milestones in the history of Amtrak since its operations began on May 1, 1971. Interactive displays include railroad horns, trivia questions, workable signals and an engineer’s stand.
Brunswick Train Day is Saturday, June 11, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Brunswick Visitor Center and Train Station, 16 Station Avenue and will include an array of free activities. In addition to the Amtrak Exhibit Train, the event will include a model train display by the Maine 3-Railers, a railroad-themed kids activity area, samples of Maine Made products from the Amtrak Downeaster, train merchandise, giveaways and more.
Amtrak has also partnered with The National Park Service in celebration of their centennial. A special National Park Service passport stamp has been created to commemorate this milestone. It will be available at all Exhibit Train stops. For more information about the Exhibit Train and tour dates, please visit The All Aboard America Tour.
To make getting to the event more fun, the Amtrak Downeaster is offering a Buy-One-Get-One Free special on tickets to Brunswick Station for those interested in riding the rails to Brunswick Train Day. Simply reference Promo Code V489 when making reservations. A three-day advanced reservation is required.
For a complete Downeaster schedule and to make your reservation, click here.
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