Lone Star and Eastern Railroad

The Lone Star and Eastern Railroad, more commonly known as the Texas State Railroad, is an excursion train that connects to the Texas and Eastern Railroad. This line offers passenger events onboard the vintage steam and diesel locomotives across the celebrated rails of the Piney Woods Route between the East Texas towns of Palestine and Rusk, TX. The events this service offers include daily trips as well as special events that change with the seasons! One of the most popular events during the year is our Polar Express train during the holiday season. For more information and to book your excursion, be sure to check out the Texas State Railroad.



Location Contact Details

535 Park Rd. 76 Rusk, TX 75785

Excursion Events

Maydelle Turntable Run

Palestine Diesel Roundtrip

Palestine Steam Roundtrip

Dogwood Days Brunch Train

Wines in the Pines

Pints in the Pines

The Polar Express

Holiday Events May Very

Manager of Passenger Operations

Tosha Marks

Director of Commercial Development

Amy Parady