A “Day Out with Thomas” Returns to Virginia City

Virginia & Truckee Railroad Hosts Thomas & Friends
Tickets on Sale Now for October 20–22 and 27–29

Thomas the Tank Engine in Virginia City NevadaBack for another year, “Thomas & Friends” return to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad in historic Virginia City, Nevada, for a Day Out With Thomas™. Tickets are on sale now for the Thomas train ride and the “Friendship Tour 2017,” scheduled for this Oct. 20 – 22 and 27 – 29.

Tickets for a Day Out With Thomas™ include a 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and the chance to meet Sir Topham Hatt™. The Imagination Station Caboose, the Coloring Caboose, dining at the P. B. & J. Pullman car and many other Thomas-themed activities will be available throughout the day.

The family can enjoy anything from motor car rides to putt putt golf at Sudor Island. Children have the opportunity to collect a Thomas tattoo, an engineer license and have their passport stamped. There is time to listen to expert storytelling and watch the latest Thomas videos in the V & T’s 1870 waiting room.

Thomas visits Virginia CityDeparture Times- Rain or Shine
Friday, Oct. 20: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.; 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 27: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.; 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 29: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 12 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.
*More trains may be added.

Tickets are now on sale online starting at $19 plus taxes and fees, or by phone at 1-866-468-7630. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Depot, located at 165 F Street in Virginia City, Nevada.

The Virginia & Truckee Railroad operates daily from May through October with 35-minute roundtrip rides from Virginia City to Gold Hill. Theme trains and special events can be found online. For more information, call 775-847-0380 or visit VirginiaTruckee.com.

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