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Fall Train to Appomattox Railroad Festival

October 14, 2023

Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2023, as we travel by bus and train to Appomattox, VA. We will pick passengers up at various locations and take them to the train boarding platform in Roanoke. We will board the Amtrak train for our scenic excursion. We will arrive at the historic train station in Lynchburg, VA. The bus will then take us to the former N&W Depot in Appomattox. This is the center of the railroad festival. There will be many vendors, live music, and many food vendors available. We will also visit the Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park. We will visit the park grounds, the visitor center, the
store, and the historic buildings in the village.

PRICE PER PERSON: $79. Full amount is due when reservation is made.

PRICE INCLUDES: Roundtrip motor coach transportation, ticket to ride Amtrak train from Roanoke to Lynchburg, sightseeing tour of Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park, bus transportation from Appomattox back to your boarding location, and a tour host.

DEPARTURE TIMES AND LOCATIONS: The bus will depart at  7:25 a.m. from Valley View Mall, Roanoke, VA (meet in the overflow parking area which faces I-581 and is in front of the Belk store.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The trip is based on a minimum amount of paid participants by September 14, 2023. If we cancel the trip, a full refund will be given. If you cancel before September 14, a refund less $35 will be given. After September 14, there will be no refunds.

RESERVATIONS: Call Roanoke Parks and Recreation at (540) 853-2236 or register online at www.playroanoke.com. Go to the tab for Day Trips and click on this trip.


October 14, 2023