WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – The Rail Excursion Management Co., a national leader in railroad excursions and charters, today announces the second installment of the Autumn Colors Express (website: acewva.com) on October 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2020.
The Autumn Colors Express continues the 50+ year tradition of transporting passengers on vintage railcars to Hinton’s Railroad Days Festival, held the same weekend. This year there will be four days of train excursions, originating in downtown Huntington, WV, and for the second year in a row, stopping in Charleston, WV to pick up passengers.
The Autumn Colors Express consist will be comprised of 25-30 privately-owned vintage railcars, with meal service provided on board to every passenger, as part of their ticket price. The round-trip train ride will feature on-board entertainment and historic narration. Lunch is available from the many food vendors in Hinton. The train will lay over in Hinton for approximately three hours while guests enjoy the annual Hinton Railroad Days Festival.
Strong 2019 ticket sales indicate an increased demand for 2020’s train, and Railexco has added a fourth day of Autumn Colors Express for 2020, with a train departing for Hinton on Thursday the 22nd of October.
To read the full press release including quotes from ACE local and non-profit partners see below:ACE_2020_Release_1_27_2020_