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Ohio Rail Experience Announces 2020 Excursions

March 15, 2020

The Ohio Rail Experience has announced its trip lineup for 2020.

Tickets are now on sale for the Lima Limited of May 16 and 17, a full day excursion that will operate on each date between Springfield and Lima on the former Detroit, Toledo & Ironton.

Tickets are also on sale for the May 23 and 24 trips from Leipsic and Blissfield, Michigan, and return.

These trips will follow the former DT&I to Riga, Michigan, where the train will turn west on the

Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road (former New York Central Old Road).

There will be a two-hour layover in Blissfield.

On Sept. 5 the Blue Ash Flyer will board in Bond Hill and travel north through Norwood, Silverton and Blue Ash to the end of the line in Brecon.

The train will then reverse direction and make a two-hour stopover in Blue Ash.

Tickets for this excursion are expected to go on sale in late spring.

On the Sept. 6 the fireworks train will operate to the WEBN Cincinnati Bell Labor Day

Fireworks show that has been an end of summer tradition in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for more than 40 years.

The train will board at the Norwood Eagles Station and run down the former Pennsylvania Railroad’s Oasis Branch to the Montgomery Inn Boathouse where passengers can disembark for several hours to enjoy Riverfest and the Fireworks at 9 p.m.

After the fireworks the train will return to the Norwood Eagles Station. Tickets will go on sale in late spring.

LM&M Sets Ohio Excursions in Cincinnati

May 1, 2017

The Lebanon, Mason & Monroe Railroad in southwest Ohio is sponsoring excursion trips on Sept. 2 between Cincinnati and Blue Ash, Ohio.

The Blue Ash Flyer will depart Bond Hill in Cincinnati at 9:30 a.m. on a rare mileage journey over the Oasis Subdivision to the Indiana & Ohio Railway’s McCullough Yard.

From McCullough Yard the train will reverse and travel to Blue Ash via the Blue Ash Subdivision, going to the end of track near Fields Ertel Road in Sycamore Township.

The train will then lay over in Downtown Blue Ash for a lunch break.

The train will have Lackawanna coach class seating and a first class seating option. An open air car will not be available.

Coach tickets are $25 per person.

During the layover for the Blue Ash Flyer there will be another excursion between Blue Ash  and Silverton. Tickets will go on sale for that event on July 1.