The James River Rambler | Old Dominion Chapter NRHS

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Journey into the heart of Central Virginia and relive the bygone days of the Old Wild West aboard the James River Rambler, a vintage diesel-powered railway train.

Hop aboard the Rambler from the old-fashioned Dillwyn Station and enjoy the sights and sounds of Old Dominion’s wild side. Enjoy breathtaking views of rolling hills, deep forested landscapes, and the majestic James River. Even witness re-enactments of battles between cowboys and Indians as you learn the fascinating story of Central Virginia’s past. Perfect for family outings and picnics!

Choose from a 1 ½ hour or 3 ½ hour trip in the morning or afternoon on selected dates. See website for schedule


3 ½ hour trip to New Canton: Adult $25; Child (2-12 yrs) $13

1 ½ hour trip to Johnson: Adult $14; Child (2-12 yrs) $8

Booking your tour:

Advanced reservations are recommended. Fill up the mail order form found here or call the Old Dominion Chapter at 1-800-451-631 (outside Richmond area) or 804-231-324 (Richmond Metro Area).


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Buckingham Branch Railroad Station, 1043 Main Street, Highway, U.S. 15 Dillwyn, VA 23936

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