Woodford County: Woodford tourist train adds a second passenger coach

October 17, 2012 

The a second first-class passenger coach, once used in Amtrak Service, has been acquired by the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum in Versailles for its tourist train operation.

The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum in Versailles has acquired a second first-class passenger coach to add to its tourist train operation.

The stainless steel coach was built in 1939 and was once used in Amtrak service. The all-weather coach features individual plush reclining seats.

The Bluegrass Railroad offers train rides each weekend through October and is now preparing for its Halloween "Haunted" trains at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Oct. 25, 26 and 27, and the Santa Claus trains at 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 16, 22 and 23. Go to Bluegrassrailroad.com for more information.

The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of railroading in Central Kentucky. Volunteers are welcome.

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