Updated            Sept 24, 2017     12:40 AM

Rail Festival 2018  will be on June 23 & 24, 2018 at Carillon Park, Dayton, OH.        It is always the weekend after Father’s Day.       Start making your plans now to attend and mark your calendar.

The next 2018 Rail Festival Committee meeting will be held Nov 08, 2017 at 7 PM in the Carillon Park main building.

The NEXT CPR&SS public train run will be Oct 7, 2017 from 1 to 4 PM.    Train rides are $1 per person per ride.  Note that access to Carillon Park is still separately required, either by paid admission or is free for  Dayton History  members.

The information below is for the 2017 Rail Festival but the info for 2018 will be similar.


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Below is a YouTube link to a live steam locomotive running at Carillon Park on October 2016.   It is a 1/8th scale miniature locomotive that the engineer running it built himself.

Visit CPRSS.org to learn more about the Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society train club and our public passenger train run schedule for 2017.

Please contact Joe Mock at 937-829-9135,   joe.mock@gmail.com   for any questions or constructive comments that you may have.