Easter Egg Express Adds New Activities


All aboard … for the Texas State Railroad’s annual Easter Egg Express event.  

Trains depart from the Rusk Depot on Saturday March 19; Sunday, March 20; Good Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, the day before Easter Sunday. Departure times are 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day.

Guests ride a half hour to the Easter Egg Patch, then disembark from the train for an hour and a half of family fun at the site including Easter Egg hunts for ages 0-6 and 7-12; a hay ride; numerous games and other activities and photos with the Easter Bunny. A food vendor will be on site. The ride back to the depot is also a half hour.

Children are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets for the egg hunt.

For more information, go to www.TexasStateRR.com or follow the Texas State Railroad on Facebook. Tickets can be booked online or by calling 903-683-3098.

The Texas State Railroad is a historic passenger railroad and a true Texas treasure. It was named the official railroad of Texas in 2003 by the 78th Legislature. 

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