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 an approximately 20-minute 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 12 PM train rides may 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: 

January 2024Saturday: 11:30 AM & 1 PM
Sun, Jan. 7 & 14: 11:30 AM & 1 PM
Sun, Jan. 21: 12:30 PM

Sun, Jan. 28: 11:30 AM
Additional Train Rides:
2nd Wednesday: Jan. 10 @ 11:30 AM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Mon, Jan. 15 @ 12 Noon
February 2024– Sat, Feb. 10 @ 1 PM
Presidents’ Day: Mon, Feb. 19 @ 12 Noon
B&O Birthday: Sun, Feb. 25 @ 11 AM & 1 PM
April-May 2024 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 11:30 AM 
Saturday: 11:30 AM & 1 PM

Sunday: 12:30 PM
Additional Train Rides:
Memorial Day: Mon, May 27 @ 12 Noon
June-November 24, 2024Thursday & Friday: 11:30 AM
Saturday: 11:30 AM & 1 PM

Sunday: 12:30 PM
Additional Train Rides:
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.

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

B&O Unlocked: Behind-the-Scenes Access Inside the Collection

March 13, 16 & 17: SEH No. 4 “St. Elizabeth”

Games with Trains

Saturday, March 2 @ 10 AM – 7 PM

Wine & Vine at the B&O

Friday, March 22 @ 6:30 PM — Adult-only Evening!

Spend your Spring Break at the B&O!

Mon-Fri, March 25-29

Easter Weekend at the B&O

March 29-31

Screen Painting Exhibit & Workshop

April 29 – May 5

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28

WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

Geoffrey Morrison
CNET

The B&O Railroad Museum is easily one of the best railroad museums in the country, if not the world.

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