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We are Happy to announce Railyard Productions Steam Train Excursion to the Clare Irish Festival March 14th 2015. Get Tickets Click Here!

 Pere Marquette 1225 “Return to Clare” Excursion
Railyard Productions is excited to present Pere Marquette 1225 Return to Clare Excursion.
This is a one day excursion  March 14th 2015.  Tickets are $124.00 per person for coach seats. You may like to ride in an authentic caboose ( Very Limited Seating $149.00 ).  We will depart Owosso Mi at 9:00AM and arrive at Clare Mi 11:30AM We will have a 3hr layover in Clare so passengers can partake of the Irish festival which will coincide with our excursion. The train then departs Clare at 2:30 running back to Owosso to finish up around 6:00PM. Please note that these times are subject to change. We will have at least one photo run-by  so be sure to bring your camera.   Subscribe to our newsletter -Don’t miss important news and event information!  We will never share your personal information! If You have any questions or You want to PAY BY Check please click the email link below and we will get back to you quickly.

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Robert Teed – Railyard Productions – 5142 Ann dr – Bath Mi 48808- 517-648-0628

 

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Dining:

If you are staying near Lansing we recommend: Clara’s Lansing Station

Clara’s is set in the old  ”Union Depot” which began passenger service for the Michigan Central and Pere Marquette Railroads in 1902. Fabulous architectural setting, great food (huge menu) and service, and you can choose to eat in a real  Pullman  dining car, and indeed watch trains glide by you on adjacent track.

Clara’s Lansing Station

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Address: 637 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912 Phone:(517) 372-7120 Hours: Monday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

If you need lodging plan on staying in Okemos or Flint. There may be some rooms in Owosso or Durand but we know that Hotels/Motels  fill up fast.

Durand is about 12 miles from Owosso.

Okemos about 30 miles and Flint about 32 miles.

 

 

Fun Fact: The “REAL” Polar Express. The Pere Marquette 1225′s blueprints were the prototype for the locomotive image, and its sounds were used in the 2004 film The Polar Express. The film was based on the Caldecott Medal winning book of the same name. The children’s book was written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, who grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and as a child attended every home football game at Michigan State, next to which this engine was on static display.