Texas State Railroad announces spring season

Texas State Railroad sets spring events. COURTESY

Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad, which runs between Rusk and Palestine, has announced its spring schedule.

Fun-Day Matinees will take place on the last Sunday of every month. The trains will depart from the Rusk depot at 1 p.m. Children ages 2 to 11 ride free with adults.

The Dogwood Special Brunch Train is set for April 2. It will depart from the Palestine depot at 10 a.m. and return at 1 p.m. Riders will be able to view dogwoods blooming in their native, wooded habitat.

Easter Egg Express excursions are scheduled for April 8-9 and 14-15. They will depart at 10 a.m. from the Rusk depot.

The train takes riders to the Easter Egg Patch where children can hunt eggs, go on a hay ride and take a photo with the Easter bunny. The train returns at 1:30 p.m.

For more information or to book tickets, go to TexasStateRR.com or call 903-683- 3098.

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