St. Louis Iron Mountain
& Southern Railway


SUBJECT TO CHANGE
2017 Train DEPARTURES

REGULAR SCHEDULE (April - December)

This year marks our 31th anniversary.

Schedule and trains may be subject to change.


Most trains leave the station in Jackson, MO at 1pm
and return to the station in Jackson
around 3pm each Saturday afternoon.

Note: Evening Dinner trains are separate from
our afternoon trains which do not include dinner.

We reserve the right to change train equipment,
 schedules, and/or fees without advance notice.
Departure times are approximate.

Train Rates:
(rates do not include tax – which we have to collect)
 

Regularly Scheduled
Afternoon Events

Single
Price

**Group Rates 
20 or More

Adults

$17.00+Tax
16.00+Tax

Children (2-12)

$10.00+Tax
$9.00+Tax

Children (1 & under)

Free

Free

Dinner Trains
Reservations with a Master Card or Visa are required on all Dinner trains, Murder Mystery trains, and Santa trains. You may choose to pay however you like upon arrival, but if you do not cancel one week prior or do not show up at all we will have to charge you half to cover costs.

Adults

$32.50+Tax

Children (2-12)

$22.00+Tax

Children (1 & under)

Free

 

Murder Mysteries with Dinner Train
Reservations with a Master Card or Visa are required on all murder mysteries. You may choose to pay however you like upon arrival, but if you do not cancel five days prior or do not show up at all we will charge you half.

Adults

$40.00+Tax

Children (2-12)

$28.00+Tax

Children (1 & under)

Free

Locomotive Cab Ride

Per Person (limit 2 passengers per trip)
(Children must be accompanied by an adult )

$30.00+Tax

Group Rates Available for 20 or more on our regular day time excursions.

Charter to your specification and time available any time that does not interfere with our regular schedule.
2-hour private charters are available starting at $800.00 for non-profit groups
2-hour private charters are available starting at $800.00+tax for first 75 and $10+tax each for over 75 for all other groups.

  • Special Events - Birthdays, Anniversaries, and/or other parties available.

A party booked on our regularly scheduled train can be fun and easy.
Let us do the work for you.
We will include a 1/4 sheet birthday cake, decorations, balloons, napkins, plates, and forks. We will gladly mark your space reserved so you can be easily found. All of this for $45.00 and price of a ticket. For ½ sheet cake and all of the above for $55.00 and the price of a ticket.

For an anniversary party, we offer a cake, bottle of non-alcoholic bubbly, and balloons for the price of $55.00 + Tax and the price of a ticket.

Please advise agent of special needs.
573-243-1688

All pricing subject to change without notice.
Please call to verify current pricing information if you have questions.
Contact the station master by E-mail

Reservations suggested for all trips.
Tax rate as of June 2015 is 7.225%

Facilities are handicapped accessible.


2017 SCHEDULE




2017

APRIL

Leave Station
01

31st Anniversary Opening Celebration

Whistle Stop Depot 4 p.m.
After the train, join us at the Whistle Stop Depot for a Bluegrass Music Jam Session. It's FREE and we know you will enjoy the great music!

31st year Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
08

All things chocolate For the chocolate lovers. All you can eat cupcakes, cookies, candy, fudge and more.

Look out for the James Gang. Those robbers love steeling chocolate.

 

chocolate

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

15 Easter Train easter eggs Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
22 Afternoon

James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

 

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

22 Evening

SOLD OUT
Murder Mystery Dinner Train -
Last Train to Storybook

A group of Storybook characters have been cast out of their home by the Wicked Witch and forced to live in the real world for two years. Now the spell is broken, and this band of misfits must return to their home by riding this train. Not all of them want to go back, and one might do anything to prevent that, even murder.

For information or reservations, please call
573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, April 19.

murder mystery

Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm

Thursday
April 27

Field Trip Day Thursday

Smaller schools or classes are welcome to join us on Field Trip Day and experience a two hour ride on a moving history train.

Special prices for this day only.

For information or to make a reservation please call our depot at 573-243-1688.

Field Trip Day
Leaves station at 10:00am and returns at Noon
29

Junior Engineers and Conductors

Learn all about the jobs of engineers and conductors from our own crew. You can earn your own personalized engineer's hat if you pass the test. Great for kids of all ages.

Also Operation Life Saver presentations

chocolate
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
29

Whistle Stop Depot  6:30 p.m.
We Love Rock n' Roll!
Come for the train, stay for dinner and the show at 6:30 p.m. at the Whistle Stop Depot. Southern Harmony and the IC Choristers will charm you with their rock 'n roll music, plus a great dinner from Hickory House. Tickets $20. Reservations required. 573-243-1688.

sock hop

No Train

Activities in the Depot

  The Super Sunday Train special, scheduled for Sunday, April 30 has been moved to May 7 due to the threat of severe weather and flooding in the area this Sunday.    

2017

May

Leave Station
CANCELLED

Treasure Hunt

Details to be announced later

Holmes Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
CANCELLED

Super Sunday Train Join us for a train load of fun after church. Meet the James Gang when they hold up the train. We will have live musical entertainment on board. Plus a treasure hunt to challenge your brain. Bring your church bulletin for a dollar off your ticket price. It's going to be a fun afternoon!

Leaves station at 2:00pm and returns at 4:00pm
CANCELLED

Bonnie & Clyde Train Robbery

Set back in time with us as the notorious Bonnie & Clyde make an appearance on the Iron Mountain and attempt to rob our train.

Antique cars will be on display.

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
CANCELLED

ZOO TRAIN

Lazy L. Safari Park will be bringing small animals aboard the train for an educational program for children and adults about zoo animals. Kids will be able to visit with the animals up close and learn all about them. http://www.lazylsafari.com

Lazy L Safari Park logo
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

CANCELLED

Murder Mystery Dinner-

Murder on the Petulant Express - In the 1930's a group of famous socialites have been invited to accompany the fabulously wealthy Peter Petulant on this ride. Petulant is the designer and owner of the Petulant Express. Tragedy is sure to strike before the ride is over.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, May 17.

murder mystery
Leaves station at 5:30pm and returns at 8:00pm

27

To be determined based on track repairs.

CHOCLATE EXPRESS

All things chocolate For the chocolate lovers. All you can eat cupcakes, cookies, candy, fudge and more. Look out for the James Gang. Those robbers love steeling chocolate.

  Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

2017

June

Leave Station

03

Dinosaur Train

Details to be announced later

Learn about dinosaurs and take part in a dig for dinosaur bones.

Dinosaurs Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
03 Blue Grass Jam Seesion at the Whistle Stop Depot - FREE bluegrass 4:00 PM

10
Afternoon

CHOCLATE EXPRESS

All things chocolate For the chocolate lovers. All you can eat cupcakes, cookies, candy, fudge and more. Look out for the James Gang. Those robbers love steeling chocolate.

And since we know how much the James Gang loves chocolate, be on the lookout for robbers.
chocolate Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
10
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction and Gee Haw Show

Chuck Wagon Dinner will feature our own version of Hee Haw with lots of good music and crazy fun. Dinner will be served in the Whistle Stop before boarding the train for show at Iron Mountain Junction Village.
In the event of rain the dinner and show will be held on the train. It's the perfect early gift for Father's Day. Make some new memories.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, June 07.

Adult tickets $32.50
Children 12 and under $22. 00

 

Junction crew
Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm
17 Afternoon

Good Ole Summertime Train

Join us for a Picnic Box Lunch which you can purchase on the train (by reservation and $7. We'll serve lemonade and watermelon to make your picnic complete.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, August 16.

 

 

Good Old Summer Time
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

17 Evening


We Love Rock n' Roll!
With Dinner at the Whistles Stop.
Come for the train during the afternoon, then stay for dinner and the show at 6:30 p.m. at the Whistle Stop Depot. Southern Harmony and the IC Choristers will charm you with their rock 'n roll music, plus a great dinner from Hickory House. Tickets $20. Reservations required. 573-243-1688.Whistle Stop Depot  6:30 p.m.

sock hop

No Train

Activities in the Depot

24
Afternoon

Wizards and Magic

If you love Harry Potter, this is your train.
Come dressed as your favorite character.

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm`
24
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction

Chuck Wagon Dinner will feature our own version of Hee Haw with lots of good music and crazy fun. Enjoy a delicious dinner served in the Whistle Stop before boarding the train for show at Iron Mountain Junction Village.
In the event of rain the dinner and show will be held on the train.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, June 07.

Adult tickets $32.50
Children 12 and under $22. 00

 

Junction crew
Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm

2017

July

Leave Station
01

Liberty Express

Special musical entertainment and activities.
W e will have a musical tribute to the states and challenge our passengers with USA Trivia.

Mayberry Gang Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

08

Summertime Games

Check our Facebook page for details

https://www.facebook.com/stlimrr/

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
15
Afternoon
James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.
wanted poster Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

15
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction / Gee Haw Show

Join us for a chuck wagon dinner at the depot before we depart on the Train for Iron Mountain Junction Village where our guests will enjoy our own version of the Hee Haw Show. Great music and lots of fun. Make some memories with your family.

Because this is planned primarily as an outdoor event, we reserve the right to reschedule or hold the event on the train in case of rain. Bonfire optional.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, July 13.

Adult tickets $32.50
Children 12 and under $22. 00

GEE HAW Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm

22
James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.
wanted poster Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

29

Native American Day

Details to be announced later

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

2017

August

Leave Station

05

1960's Hippie's Train

Details to be announced later

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
05

At the Whistle Stop--= Murder Mystery Luau -

Houligan's Island. Come dressed casually for an adventure on Houligan's Island as the shipwrecked passengers are rescued by a passing ship. Will they all return to their homeland? Enjoy a great dinner/luau and lots of fun. Tickets $20 per person. Reservations required. 573-243-1688.

castaway 6 p.m. This event will take place in the depot, not on the train.
12
Afternoon

James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm


12
Evening

 

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction / Gee Haw Show

Dinner will be served in the Whistle Stop before boarding the train for show at Iron Mountain Junction Village where our guests will enjoy our own version of the Hee Haw Show. Great music and lots of fun. Make some memories with your family.

Because this is planned primarily as an outdoor event, we reserve the right to reschedule or hold the event on the train in case of rain. Bonfire optional.

Adult tickets $32.50
Children 12 and under $22. 00

GEE HAW
Dinner starts at the station at 5:30pm and returns at 9:00pm
19

ZOO TRAIN - Lazy L. Safari Park will be bringing small animals aboard the train for an educational program for children and adults about zoo animals. Kids will be able to visit with the animals up close and learn all about them.

http://www.lazylsafari.com

Lazy L Safari Park logo
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
26

Celebrating Train Day

Details to be announced later

 

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

2017

September

Leave Station

02

James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns about 3:00pm
09

Junior Engineers and Conductors

Learn all about the jobs of engineers and conductors from our own crew. You can earn your own personalized engineer's hat if you pass the test. Great for kids of all ages.

Also Operation Life Saver presentations

chocolate
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
16

Civil War Days

We will remember the history of the Civil War and the part the Iron Mountain Railway played. Meet characters from that time period on the train and find out if the Yanks or the Rebels will rob the train.

 civil war
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
23
Afternoon

James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
23
Evening

Murder Mystery Dinner -

Details to be announced later

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, September 14.

Murder Mystery
Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm
30

James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

wanted poster
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

2017

October

Leave Station

07 Super Heros and Princesses Train

Come dressed up like your favorite super hero or princess and join us for a fun ride.
Prices for the best costumes.
super hero
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
14

Chocolate Express- All things chocolate For the chocolate lovers. All you can eat cupcakes, cookies, candy, fudge and more.

Look out for the James Gang. Those robbers love steeling chocolate.

chocolate Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
21

Let's All Be Pirates

pirates

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

27

GHOST DINNER TRAIN
Cemetery Walk-Wine Tasting-Dinner Train*

You will love this totally unique experience!. It begins with a walk in the Jackson Cemetery, where you will visit the graves and encounter the ghosts of those who took part in an actual murder and hanging in Jackson in 1898-99. Then take part in a wine tasting on the train before we leave the station. Dinner will be served during our ride and the ghosts will join us for an exciting evening full of surprises. Limited seating on this train, so make your reservations early. This event will last approximately 3 hours.

Adults $40. Call 573-243-1688.


For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, October 24.

Murder Mystery Meet at station at 6:30pm
28
Afternoon

Halloween Train

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
28
Evening
Haunted Train Ride Leaves station at 7:00pm and returns at 9:00pm

2017

November

Leave Station

04


James Gang is in the area this week.
Be on the lookout for robbers.

wanted poster Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
04
Evening

Murder Mystery Dinner -

More details later

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, November 01.

Murder Mystery
Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm
11

USO Canteen Train. It's the 1940's and the troops are being entertained and fed at USO Canteens all across the country. Join us for this special Veteran's Day remembrance event... big band sounds, barbershop singers and our volunteers in costume. Every veteran will be recognized for his service. Join us in saluting our veterans.

USO Train Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
18


Chocolate Express- All things chocolate
For the chocolate lovers. All you can eat cupcakes, cookies, candy, fudge and more.

Look out for the James Gang. Those robbers love steeling chocolate.

chocolate 1-Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

 

SANTA EXPRESS TRAINS


Santa2015

 

Reservations are required and must be paid for at the time of the reservation request. Tickets will then be mailed immediately.

Departs Jackson station Friday evening at 6:00 PM and then returns to Jackson for approximately 2 hour trip.
Departs Jackson station Saturday 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 6:00 PM then returns to Jackson for approximately 2 hour trip.
Departs Jackson station Sunday 1:00 PM, and 4:00 PM then returns to Jackson for approximately 2 hour trip.

Santa boards the train and each child is given time to sit on Santa's lap. Then Santa reads the book: "Polar Express" to all the children and aloud over speaker system.

Cookies, chips, soda and Hot Chocolate are sold during the trip. There is no meal provided.

Price is free for children under 2 years old.
$15.00+tax for ages 2-12 and $20.00+tax for 13 and up.

NOTE: No group rates or discounts for Santa Express.

 

Please check in with the ticket agent at least
30 minutes before departure.

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY:
Train leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:00pm

SATURDAY:
First train leaves station at 12:00pm and returns at 2:00pm

Second train leaves station at 3:00pm and returns at 5:00pm.

Third train leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:00pm.

Nov. 24 Santa Express 6:00pm
25 Santa Express 12:00pm
25 Santa Express 3:00pm
25 Santa Express 6:00pm
26 Santa Express 1:00pm
26 Santa Express 4:00pm
Dec. 01 Santa Express 6t:00PM

02

Santa Express 12:00PM

02

SOLD OUT Santa Express 3:00PM

02

Santa Express 6:00PM

03

Santa Express 1:00PM

03

Santa Express 4:00PM
08 Santa Express 6:00PM
09 Santa Express 12:00PM

09

SOLD OUT Santa Express 3:00 PM

09

SOLD OUT Santa Express 6:00PM
10 Santa Express 1:00PM
10 Santa Express 4:00PM
15 Santa Express 6:00PM

16

Santa Express 12:00PM

16

Santa Express 3:00 PM

16

Santa Express

6:00 PM

17

Santa Express 1:00 PM

17

Santa Express 4:00 PM

22

Santa Express 6:00PM

23

SOLD OUT Santa Express 3:00 PM
     
 

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all our passengers and friends.
Your support throughout the year helps keep railroading history alive. We are blessed with and truly appreciate your support.

 
     
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New Year's Eve Express - Our final murder mystery dinner train for 2017, departing at 8:00 p.m.  Celebrate the New Year with us. Fireworks at midnight. Credit Card Reservations Required

8pm-12:30am
$50.00+tax/adult
$28.00+tax/child
 

*All Dinner Trains, Murder Mystery Trains must be secured with a credit card. You may cancel one week prior but if you fail to do so or do not show up we will have to charge you half price to cover the costs.

 

The St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway reserves the right to substitute locomotive and/or equipment without notice as may be required due to operating conditions, acts of God, volunteer crew availability, or other conditions beyond our control.

Please call 573-243-1688 to verify current pricing and scheduling information.
or

Contact the station master by E-mail at: slimrr1@gmail.com

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