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One Way - $269
Round Trip -$350
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Go Loco

Ride along with crew to experience railroading from the past!

Spend the day in one of the Napa Valley Wine Train’s historic Canadian FPA-4 ALCO engines. Tickets are available on lunch or dinner trains, one-way or roundtrip! Experience the Napa Valley in a way that very few people get to: 14 feet up and pulling 760 tons of American steel.

Watch the Conductor and Engineer at work, get first-hand information on what it is like to operate a short-line railroad, enjoy a relic of America’s mechanical era. No computer component boards in sight!

Go Loco One Way: $269 Includes lunch or dinner one way: Gourmet Express. Ride in the cab northbound and eat in a Pullman dining car southbound; or eat in a Pullman dining car Northbound, and ride in the cab Southbound.

Go Loco Round Trip: $350 Round trip in the cab with a gourmet meal to go. No meal preferences allowed.

The ALCO FA was a family of B-B (two identical trucks, or wheel assemblies under the locomotive) diesel locomotives designed to haul freight trains. Our locomotives were built in Montreal Canada at Montreal Locomotive works, the Canadian equivalent to the American Locomotive Company (ALCO). NVR70 was built in 1958 and 71,72 & 73 were built in 1959. They are dual passenger-freight versions of a Cab Unit design. Geared to operate at over 90 mph, they were originally equipped with steam generators for heating passenger cars. The steam has been replaced by our Head End Power (HEP) units that provides electricity for the passenger cars.

Go Loco guests will be riding in the cab of a working passenger train and will have to follow several rules.  Click here to read through the Go Loco rules and restrictions.