The ‘Queen of Steam’ is headed towards Goshen ahead of excursions
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - In Thursday’s good news here at home the Queen of Steam is one step closer to being ready for excursions.
It left the Star City Thursday morning and is heading towards Goshen where excursions are set to begin next month.
The Queen of Steam will take to the rails in southwest Virginia again. This after a several-year hiatus.
“Goshen is not that far away about an hour hour and a half. So, it’s great for the local people as well as those who want to travel to the area,” said the Virginia Transportation Museum Executive Director Mendy Flynn. “Riding on the 611 excursion is a unique experience. So, it’s something a lot of people don’t want to miss.”
The “Shenandoah Valley Limited,” will depart at 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM on the following weekends:
- October 6-8, 2023
- October 13-15, 2023
- October 20-22, 2023
- October 27-29, 2023
- November 2-5, 2023
Tickets will be available in four options including coach, coach plus, premium, specialty, and group seating:
- Coach: $99 (concessions available for purchase)
- Coach Plus: $119 (bi-level passenger car; concessions available for purchase)
- Premium: $189 (complimentary drink and snack provided)
- Specialty and Group Seating: $189-$1,134 (includes dome, sleeper, and private suites; complimentary drink and snack provided)
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