The Johnstown Heritage Association hosts their Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

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JOHNSTOWN Pa. (WTAJ) — The Johnstown Area Heritage Association invites you to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Western and Central Pennsylvania on their Ultimate Rail Fan Tour on Saturday, April 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Visitors will have an opportunity to visits sites that are put together to present a view of the railroad city during its prime in the 19th century. 

The schedule for the event includes the following. 

  • 8:30 am  –  Guests arrive at Johnstown Passenger Train Station for 9 AM train.
  • 10:00 am – Train arrives in Altoona and bus picks up passengers.
  • 10:30 am – Bus arrives at the Horseshoe Curve.
  • 12:00 pm —Depart Horseshoe Curve.
  • 12:15 pm –  Lunch at Cracker Barrel (not included in ticket price).
  • 1:45 pm —  Depart Cracker Barrel.
  • 2:15 pm –   Arrive at Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum.
  • 4:45 pm –   Depart museum and go to Altoona Railroad Station for 5:00 pm train.

For tickets, you can call 814-539-1889, or email, Tickets must be bought in advance. 

Ticket prices are $80 for JAHA Members; $85 for non-members. Children aged 2-11 are $55 for JAHA Members; or $60 for non-members. The cost of lunch is not included.

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