All Aboard the Mile One Express!

An essential part of the B&O Railroad Museum experience, our Mile One Express Train Ride gives the visitors the chance to take a train ride along the nation’s first mile of commercial railroad! Tickets for the train ride can be purchased on-site here at the Museum.

The Saturday 1 PM and Sunday 12:30 PM train rides include the opportunity to stop at the First Mile Stable. With the inclusion of this stop, the train ride is 40 minutes roundtrip. This stop is a working mounted unit, therefore schedules can change day of without notice. Please check with admissions staff on the day of your visit.

Mile One Express Train Ride

Mile One Express Train Ride Schedule: 

May 8November 24, 20242nd Wednesdays: 11:30 AM
Thursday & Friday: 11:30 AM
Saturday: 11:30 AM & 1 PM
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Sunday: 12:30 PM

Additional Train Rides:
Memorial Day: Mon, May 27 @ 12 Noon
Juneteenth: Wed, June 19 @ 12 Noon
Labor Day: Mon, Sept. 2 @ 12 Noon
Veterans Day: Mon, Nov. 11 @ 12 Noon
December 2024Check back for our 2024 Holiday Train Rides!
Please check our calendar of events to confirm the train ride schedule on the date of your visit. Due to limited space, train ride tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. Roundtrip train rides are approximately 20 minutes.
Saturday 1 PM and Sunday 12:30 PM train rides include a stop at the First Mile Stable and are 40 minutes long. This stop is a working mounted unit, therefore schedules can change day of without notice. Please check with admissions staff on the day of your visit.
* Saturday, September 7 train rides will be at 10:45 AM & 1:30 PM for the First Responders Showcase.

Mile One Express Train Ride Tickets

Train ride tickets for the Mile One Express are available for purchase on-site at the Museum. 

Adults$5 
Kids (Ages 2-12) $4
B&O Members*FREE
Due to limited space, train ride tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. * Learn more about B&O Membership and its benefits here! 

Observation Car Train Ride Tickets  

Upgrade your Mile One Express Train Ride experience by riding in our first class car! Observation Car train rides offer visitors the chance to ride in the historic 1948 Royal Blue lounge car, enjoying light refreshments and an immersive train ride experience.

Adults$12
Kids (Ages 2-12)$8
B&O Members$6
Due to limited space, Observation Car tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis.
Please note that Observation Car train rides are not offered during Polar Express in November/December. 
Royal Blue Observation Car

Upcoming Events at the B&O

2024

Monthly Tours

Tour the B&O No. 7701 “Dreamland Sleeper”

August 14, 17 & 18

The Polar Express™ Train Ride

Nov. 29-30 & Dec. 1, 6-8, 12-15 & 18-22

July 1-31

Submit your creation!

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 3: July 22-26

July 28 & August 11

12-1 PM

August 17-24

Workshops & More!

September 7

10 AM – 3:30 PM

Diesel Days are Back!

September 21 @ 12 – 2 PM

September 28

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Tails on the Rails

October 27 @ 2 – 5 PM

WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

Janet F.
Morgantown, WV

As you moved through the roundhouse it felt like you were following a cohesive storyline through the early history of the railroad.

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