July 24, 2016 - TRA Newswire

The Texas State Railroad  wants to help create lasting memories by offering three discounted train rides for families to enjoy this summer.  Sunday Funday Matinees are scheduled for  August 14 and September 18.

Trains depart at 11am from the Rusk Depot for a roundtrip ride through the East Texas forest country to Palestine and back.
Guests get one child’s ticket (ages 2-12) free for every adult ticket purchased. Children under age two are considered lap babies and ride for free.

Those using the promo code FUNMAT16 will get to upgrade to the next class of seating when booking tickets online or by phone.

Seating classes include:
• Open Standard: Adult $32 | Child $20
• Lone Star: Adult $65 | Child $40
• Diamond: Adult $85 | Child $60

Standard class guests have a concession stand available for purchasing snacks and drinks. Lone Star and Diamond Class guests receive complimentary snacks and drinks served by attendants.

The Daily Grind will be offering box lunches for sale. Advance orders can be placed by calling 903-683-1500. Box lunches can also be purchased the day of the train ride.

For more information go to www.TexasStateRR.com or follow the Texas State Railroad on Facebook.

Tickets can be booked online at http://www.texasstaterr.com/ride/sunday-fun-day-family-matinee/ or by calling toll free 877-726-7245 or locally at 903-683-3098.