Thursday June 23rd Tour #1 - SOLD OUT
Grapevine Vintage Railroad Facility – General Electric Locomotive Manufacturing Facility
Bus will leave Hotel at 9 am and travel to Grapevine Vintage RR to tour repair shops, visit yard, depot and museum. Puffy vintage Stem engine will be in shops for overhaul. Bus will leave at 11:30 and stop somewhere for lunch. After lunch, tour will continue to Alliance facility of G.E. to tour manufacturing facility which will begin at 1:30. Tour will last for 90 minutes. Bus will be back to hotel by 4:00.
This tour will be limited to 35 people. Cost of tour is $30 if registered by 1st of May. Cost will be $35 after that. Because of security requirements at GE, no reservations will be accepted after 5/31/2016. Background checks will be made on each individual by GE.
Thursday June 23rd Tour #2
Six Flags railroad facility
This tour will be a visit to the Six Flags Steam RR facility. It will be an early morning tour. You will get to see the workers get the trains ready for operation for the day. This tour will be no charge and will last about an hour. We will car pool to the park as it is located close to the hotel. You will be given instructions and directions the day of the tour.
Friday June 24th Tour #3
Visit to the BNSF Network Operations Center and then a visit to the intermodal facility.
This tour will leave the hotel at 9:00 and will stop at the BNSF Operations Network Center to visit. The bus will leave O/C at 11:30 and stop at Haslet Park for a box lunch. Bus will then continue to the Alliance Intermodal Facility for a tour starting at 1:00. We should be back to hotel by 4:00
Cost of this tour will be $50 which includes a box lunch if registered by 1 May. Cost will be $60:00 after 1st of May. Because of security requirements no reservations for this tour will be accepted after 5/31/16.
NOTE: TICKETS FOR TOURS 1 AND 2 WILL NOT BE SOLD AFTER 31 MAY. NO SUBSTITUTIONS CAN BE MADE BECAUSE OF SECURITY REQUIREMENTS.