St. Louis Iron Mountain
& Southern Railway


SUBJECT TO CHANGE
2016 Train DEPARTURES

REGULAR SCHEDULE (April - December)

This year marks our 30th anniversary
and we will be celebrating our history with
one train each month devoted to music, costumes
and events from the past.

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.


2016 SCHEDULE




2016

April

NOTICE: Please call, check our web site or Facebook page before traveling to visit us on April 9.
The Missouri Highway Department will be replacing the main crossing sometime this weekend (weather permitting).
Tickets, Gift Shop, Museum Caboose, and Restrooms will be open at the station?
The train will board from Lee Ave. on the south side of the intersection behind Rhodes Gas Station.

Leave Station
02 30th Anniversary Opening Celebration 30th year Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
09

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

16

All Aboard for the 1890's

Passengers are invited to come in costume for the 1890's and enjoy music and entertainment from this era during the train ride.

1890 Dollar Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
23

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
30 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

30 Evening

Murder Mystery Dinner Train -
Till Death Do Us Part

Farmer Cletus Crookshank wants to marry off his reluctant son, Jim Bob, to the daughter of his neighbor,Albert Willis. Imajean Willis is not the greatest catch because she is past her prime and very cantankerous, but she really wants a husband. Something is bound to spoil the happy occasion. Come join us for the country wedding of this mismatched couple. It's a wedding day you won't forget. Dress up if you like - overalls and bluejeans are appropriate attire. No gifts requested.

For information or reservations, please call
573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, April 27.

murder mystery

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


2016

May

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07
All Aboard for the 1920'

Ragtime, flappers and gangsters will be aboard this 1920's train. Come in costume and join in the fun. Can you dance the Charleston?

1920 dollar
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
14

Chocolate Express -National Train Day

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 Express
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
21
Afternoon

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
21
Evening

Murder Mystery Dinner Train-
Till Death Do Us Part

Farmer Cletus Crookshank wants to marry off his reluctant son, Jim Bob, to the daughter of his neighbor,Albert Willis. Imajean Willis is not the greatest catch because she is past her prime and very cantankerous, but she really wants a husband. Something is bound to spoil the happy occasion. Come join us for the country wedding of this mismatched couple. It's a wedding day you won't forget. Dress up if you like - overalls and bluejeans are appropriate attire. No gifts requested.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, May 25.

murder mystery
Leaves station at 5:30pm and returns at 8:00pm
28

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

2016

June

Leave Station

04

All Aboard for the 1930's

Enjoy the music and fun of the 1930's during this two-hour trip into the past.

 

1920 dollar Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

11

Cowboy UP! - Boots & Hats

Cowboy Train - Hey partners, put on your hats and boots and watch our cowboys do rope tricks. Sharpshooter contest at the village with rubber band guns and a cow pattie toss.

cowboy rope trick
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
18
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
18
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction

The citizens of the Junction will welcome passengers on the train for a cowboy dinner at the village. There's an adventure awaiting as the evening unfolds with these colorful 1880's characters. Join us for an evening of laughter and fun in the outdoors. ride to the village in the comfort of our air conditioned train couch and enjoy a full ride at the end of the night. Bonfire optional. 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. Passengers will be notified appropriately.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, June 15.

Adult tickets $35 - Children 12 and under $25. Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns approximately 8:30pm.

 

Junction crew
Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm
25 Dinosaur Train - Learn about dinosaurs and take part in a dig for dinosaur bones. Dinosaurs Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

2016

July

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02

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

09

All Aboard for the 1940's

For all the early baby boomers- step into the 1940's for some great music and entertainment. Dress up and have fun with this one.

 

Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
16
Afternoon
James Gang is in the area this week. Be on the lookout for robbers. wanted poster  

16
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction

The citizens of the Junction will welcome passengers on the train for a cowboy dinner at the village. There's an adventure awaiting as the evening unfolds with these colorful 1880's characters. Join us for an evening of laughter and fun in the outdoors. ride to the village in the comfort of our air conditioned train couch and enjoy a full ride at the end of the night. Bonfire optional. 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. Passengers will be notified appropriately.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, June 15.

Adult tickets $35 - Children 12 and under $25. Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns approximately 8:30pm.

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

23

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. Entertainment by a barbershop quartet and other groups as we get in the spirit of summertime. Face painting and balloon animals for the kids.

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

 

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

30

Treasure Hunt - Can you find the hidden coins throughout the train and locate the hidden treasures. Just follow the clues to solve the mystery and you will be rewarded.

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

2016

August

Leave Station

06

Hobos/Train Robberies/Iron Mountain Baby

Ride Thru the Past on our history train. Learn about the history of hobos, train robberies, and the Iron Mountain Baby.

iron mountain baby
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
13

All Aboard for the 1950's

Rock and roll was born in the 1950's and we will be celebrating this decade with lots of great music and costumes.

1950 dollar Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm


20
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
20
Evening

Chuck Wagon Dinner at Iron Mountain Junction

The citizens of the Junction will welcome passengers on the train for a cowboy dinner at the village. There's an adventure awaiting as the evening unfolds with these colorful 1880's characters. Join us for an evening of laughter and fun in the outdoors. ride to the village in the comfort of our air conditioned train couch and enjoy a full ride at the end of the night. Bonfire optional. 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. Passengers will be notified appropriately.

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, August 18.

Adult tickets $35 - Children 12 and under $25. Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns approximately 8:30pm.

Junction crew Leaves station at 6:00pm and returns at 8:30pm
27

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

2016

September

Leave Station

03

All Aboard for the 1960's

Take a ride back to the 1960's and enjoy the wonderful music, unforgettable movie and TV characters.

 

1960 dollar
Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
10

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
17
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
17
Evening
Murder Mystery Dinner -

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

Murder Mystery
Leaves station at 5:30pm and returns at 8:00pm
24 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

2016

October

Leave Station

01

Pumpkin Patch Express

pumpkin patch Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
08

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
15

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

Murder Mystery Dinner -

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, October 12.

Murder Mystery Leaves station at 5:30pm and returns at 8:00pm
22

Let's All Be Pirates!

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

Halloween Express

We will have a costume contest, Auction just for kids, Face painting, Balloon animals, pumpkin decorating, Halloween pictures to color, Halloween story, and special treats. Kids in costume receive a discount on their ticket price.

Halloween Express Leaves station at 1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm
29

NEW 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.

Meet at station at 6:00pm


2016

November

Leave Station

05

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
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

Murder Mystery Dinner Train -

For information or reservations, please call 573-243-1688 Reservations required by Wednesday, November 11.

murder mystery
Leaves station at 5:00pm and returns at 7:30pm
19

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

2016

Santa Express

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Santa2015

Santa Express:

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 5:00 PM and then returns to Jackson for approximately 2 hour trip.
Departs Jackson station Saturday 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 6:30 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 reads the book: "Polar Express aloud over speaker system. Then each child is given time to sit on Santa's lap.

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

Price is free for 2 years old and younger
$11.00+tax for ages 2-12 and $18.00+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 5:00pm and returns at 7:00pm

SATURDAY:
First train leaves station at
1:00pm and returns at 3:00pm

Second train leaves station at 4:00pm and returns at 6:00pm.

Nov. 25 Santa Express - An Evening With Santa
Our passengers are welcome to bring their evening meal to enjoy on the train during the ride.
Leaves station at 5:00pm
Nov. 26 Santa Express Leaves station at 1:00pm

Nov. 26
Santa Express Leaves station at 4:00pm

Nov. 26
Santa Express Leaves station at 6:30pm
n
Nov. 27
Santa Express Leaves station at 1:00pm

Nov. 27
Santa Express Leaves station at 4:00pm
Dec. 02 Santa Express - An Evening With Santa
Our passengers are welcome to bring their evening meal to enjoy on the train during the ride.
5:00PM

03

Santa Express 1:00PM

03

Santa Express 4:00PM

03

Santa Express 6:30PM

04

Santa Express 1:00PM

04

Santa Express 4:00PM
09 Santa Express - An Evening With Santa
Our passengers are welcome to bring their evening meal to enjoy on the train during the ride.
5:00PM
10 Santa Express 1:00PM

10

Santa Express 4:00 PM

10

Santa Express 6:30 PM
11 Santa Express 1:00PM
11 Santa Express 4:00PM
16 Santa Express - An Evening With Santa
Our passengers are welcome to bring their evening meal to enjoy on the train during the ride.
5:00PM

17

Santa Express 1:00PM

17

Santa Express 4:00 PM

17

Santa Express 6:30 PM

18

Santa Express 1:00 PM

18

Santa Express 4:00 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 2016, 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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