Interpretive Handcar Program
Welcome to the Interpretive Handcar Program
Students learn about the trials, tribulations and hardships associated with the heavy labor done by railroad workers. After a Railroad safety presentation students will experience pumping a handcar 200 yards on Railroad Museum tracks. .
Students will experience a 1/8-mile ride down the rails and back again, being pulled by a motor car. This program is designed to provide students with a safe experience while operating the most basic railroad equipment.
4th, 5th and 6th grades only
Wear tennis shoes. Program will be presented rain or shine.
10 person minimum with a maximum of 45.
1 adult for every 10 students
West of Railroad museum, near the river North of Passenger station.
Front and "J" Streets, Old Sacramento.
City parking lot, under I-5, enter from I street under the freeway. City parking charges apply.
Fees -- This Program must be paid for in advance
$150 flat fee paid by cash or check made payable in advance to CSRMF.
If you are unable to keep your reservation please call 916-323-9274. Groups cancelling 24 hours prior to visit will receive full refund of total fees paid less $25.00 processing fee. No shows and cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to program will forfeit all fees paid.