North Pole Express



2013 North Pole Express tickets are on sale NOW! Get your tickets early for this year's North Pole Express.

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DVD/Program




Relive the once in a lifetime TrainFestival 2009 in your home. Purchase a DVD or Souvenir Program today.

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If you are looking for a leisurely train ride back in time, then check out our schedule of events and order your ticket today.

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Diesel Excursions



Throughout the year, the Steam Railroading Institute offers special excursions that use Diesel powered locomotives. This reduces the cost of the excursion making an all-day excursion more economical.
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Steam Excursions



The Steam Railroading Institute is best known for All-Day Steam powered excursion all over Michigan. Excursions are offered throughout the year. The North Pole Express is a favorite of many.

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Tickets for all of our excursions are available online or by calling (989) 399-7589. Order yours today!

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View the Train Schedule

Updates to the Schedule will be posted here. Check back periodically as we expect additional events/excursions to expand the schedule.

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Steam Excursions

The Steam Railroading Institute is best known for their all-day steam excursions. Every year trips are scheduled and carry thousands of passenger around Michigan behind one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States. What are you waiting for? Hop aboard for a trip back in time when life was a little simpler!

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Diesel Excursions

Throughout the year diesel locomotive powered excursions are being offered. Take a look at our schedule to book the trip that is right for you.

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DVD

Official DVD Video of TrainFestival 2009

Purchase a copy of history. The Steam Railroading Institute is offering this high-quality 55 minute DVD of the Historic TrainFestival 2009 for sale. This video was shot from 5 high-definition cameras from many different views of the event including helicopter, cab footage, pacing, interviews, grounds, vendors and much more. Our cameras had VIP access to the festival that no other production company had.

The Official Video is being directed and edited by award winning film director Kelly Lynch and will be broadcast nationally when complete.

When you purchase this piece of history, you are helping preserve steam locomotives for generations to come. Thank you for your support.

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