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2019 Fall Color Tours

Train in fall color
Clay Saren

Trains return to Tecumseh

The event runs weekends in October. The October 12-13 runs are in the middle of the Tecumseh Appleumpkin Festival.

More changes in 2019!

Fall Color Tours has long been overwhelmed with riders, and has a way of selling out in midsummer.

Now for 2019, we expect to be reinventing the Fall Color trains again, based on the lessons we've learned. This year, we are thinking a lot about how those trips will be designed. Rest assured, we know how important it is that you be able to get seats, and also have a rewarding train ride. And we need to have a schedule that is kind to our volunteer crews.

This much for sure: we're running out of Tecumseh again!

As we have for several years, you will "book the car you actually ride" and the open-air car will continue to be refundable for weather. Or you can reserve in the historic interurban coach, Chicago South Shore #1. You can also book the entire Memorial Caboose exclusively for your party. The caboose seats about 18 at windows, plus another dozen or so seats which are not at windows.

Buy tickets here!

Tickets will appear on your credit card statement as Fareharbor, a company which makes online ticketing possible for us. No depot in Tecumsh. For "Will-Call" or any ticket check-in, see the train conductor.


Everything about this event is TBD.

DATES: October 5, 6, 12*, 13*, 19, 20, 26, 27
*These dates leave amidst the Appleumpkin Festival.

TIMES: To Be Determined

TRAIN FARES: TBD, expect $20-24 for longer trains, $12-16 for shorter, kids about 40% off.
Includes service fees for online advance purchase. Walk-up tickets lower; phone purchase slightly higher.

SEE ALSO: the TECUMSEH AUTUMN TURN, our alternate fall train.




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