The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Sweetheart Special

Train, Wine & Sweets Pairing!

A rail excursion to the Ozan Winery & Distillery!


Sweetheart Special

Train, Wine & Sweets Pairing!

A rail excursion to the Ozan Winery & Distillery!


Mardi Gras inspired Feature image

Mardi Gras Limited – Bourbon & Beignets

Update: 2 trains added for Sunday!

Mardi Gras inspired Jesters HatLaissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

Due to high demand this year, we have added 2 departure times on Sunday night! Don't miss out on this exciting evening!

Saturday February 4th & now Sunday February 5th

Mardi Gras was actually born in Mobile, Alabama! So, the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum and the Ozan Winery   Distillery are bringing up a little bit of the cuisine, music and fun that reminds you of the biggest party in the South!

Passenger cart at station

Sweetheart Special

A Romantic Train Ride, Wines & Pairings!drawing of 2 glasses of red wine

Boarding begins at the Calera Depot 15 minutes before scheduled train departure. Limited availability. Advance purchase required. Ages 21+ only. ID required.

Saturday February 11th & 12th
EMD SW8 Locomotive and passenger cars.

Opening Day Calera & Shelby Train Ride

"All Aboard!" for a new year of trains and fun at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum! Join as our vintage diesels kick off our 2023 operating season!

Calera & Shelby Logo

Looking into the interior of the Frisco passenger

Which Car Should I Ride?

The cars on the train change periodically, based on each event. Please refer to each event's ticket page for car availability for that event.