Vintage passenger train passes by

Vintage passenger train passes by

There are 5 comments on the Oroville Mercury-Register story from Aug 21, 2010, titled Vintage passenger train passes by. In it, Oroville Mercury-Register reports that:

The silver Feather River Express passenger train zoomed through Oroville Friday afternoon on a rare chartered trip east to Portola by way of the Feather River Canyon.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Oroville Mercury-Register.

Wooo Wooo

Oroville, CA

#1 Aug 21, 2010
Very cool. It would have really been nice to know this was going to happen so we could have gone out and watched it go by. Does anyone have an estimated time of its return trip through Oroville on Sunday?
marty wilson oroville

Durham, CA

#2 Aug 21, 2010
I would love to go on a trip on the train for a day. Is there anyone who could give me info on who to get in touch with for this purpose? Let me know and i would appreiate this so much. Marty
Dustin Yates

Woodland, CA

#3 Aug 21, 2010
The train trip was run by Train Trips International and the info from the trip is on their website including the estimated train schedule. It is sold out, unfortunately, and has been for a while. I bought my ticket about four months ago and they were 50% full. I only rode on the way up there and we did indeed fly through Oroville. Was disappointed we didn't at least do a stop at the depot.

http://www.traintrips.biz/domes-to-railroad-d...

I would guesstimate it'll be through Oroville between 12-1 on the return trip. The detector said we had a hotbox on the way up and the air conditioning properly wasn't working in some of the vintage dome cars among other issues that could delay the train.

On the way down WP 2001 will be leading the train on the way back which will make it a very opportune photo opportunity. They'll be stopping somewhere in Oroville to remove that engine though it'll likely be in the yard south of town.
Basic

Gridley, CA

#4 Aug 21, 2010
Thank you for the web site and info.. I think it would really be a nice trip.
Yes

Fremont, CA

#7 Oct 23, 2010
Thanks

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Emeryville Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News King's legacy celebrated as Trump, Lewis duel l... 1 min no bitchassness a... 244
Abby Sunderland (Feb '13) 1 hr Stupid Christian ... 22
News The 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S. Are Mo... (Nov '10) 3 hr Dudley 20,771
News Doctor heads to court after online sex sting (Nov '06) 8 hr WhistleBlower 17,457
News Los Gatos man slain in East Oakland identified (Mar '16) 20 hr CBee 15
News Larry Minor to remain in public office after pl... (Feb '11) Jan 16 Classical liberel 32
Emeryville holiday parade nightmare Dec '16 Sue 1

Emeryville Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Emeryville Mortgages