Interpretive Handcar Program

4th, 5th and 6th grades only

Railroad safety presentation and actual experience of pumping a handcar 200 yards on Railroad Museum tracks.

Experience a 1/8-mile ride down the rails and back again, being pulled by a Fairmont Speeder.

Wear tennis shoes.

Reservation required and must be made at least 7 days in advance with ReserveAmerica.

Group Size
10 person minimum with a maximum of 50

Adult Supervision
1 adult for every 10 students

West of Railroad museum, near the river.
Front and "J" Streets, Old Sacramento.

City parking lot, under I-5, enter from I street under the freeway. City parking charges apply.

$100 flat fee paid by cash or check made payable to CSRM; Please bring payment with you on the day of visit.


Toll Free
866-240-4655 School and Youth Groups
866 361-5111 Tour Operators

Operating Information

9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 1:00pm.

Wednesday and Thursday March through mid-May.

Allow 1 hour.

Park Information

Travel Region

Gold Country



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