The popular Excursion Train Ride, sponsored by Heart of the Heartlands Railroad Club, is coming back to Hutchinson on Saturday, April 18. This train will make two, 3-hour round trips from Hutchinson to Yoder on the K & O’s former Missouri Pacific line. Passengers will enjoy an hour-long ride to Yoder, where they will then have an hour in Yoder to shop and/or eat, and then take the train back to Hutchinson. Boarding will take place at Main St. & Avenue C in Hutchinson. Departure times include: 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Excursion Train Ride tickets on sale starting Monday, March 30. Cost is $20 a ticket, with one child nine years old and younger allowed to ride for free with each paying passenger. Only 210 tickets will be sold and are first come, first serve.
Tickets will be available for purchase in person at all three Hutchinson Recreation Commission locations: Downtown Office at 17 E. 1st; Elmdale Community Center at 400 E. Ave. E; and Dillon Nature Center at 3002 E. 30th. Ave.