Nearly 20 communities across North Carolina from Charlotte to Wilmington will host a variety of events in celebration of National Train Day on Saturday, May 10.
The celebrations will feature train-themed games, activities, music and refreshments. National Train Day offers a great opportunity to check out your local train station -many of which are housed in unique renovated historic buildings -and even climb aboard a train for a quick trip to a nearby destination.
Bring the kids, because on National Train Day, children between the ages of 2 and 12 ride for just $5 each way to and from any North Carolina destination. Use fare code V852 when buying a ticket. Seating is limited and all North Carolina trains require advanced reservations. Not valid with other offers.
A map of celebration locations and a complete list of events is attached. For more details, visit nationaltrainday.com.