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News as of 07/14/2008

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Day Out with Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of Thomas' Railway.

Each of the events offers visitors a fresh and unique experience that distinguishes host U.S. railroads. Different forms of entertainment - from petting zoos and pony rides to face-painting and magic shows - make each Day Out with Thomas event special. In addition, every location includes a special viewing station for Thomas & Friends videos, story time and temporary tattoos of the Island of Sodor friends.

Further information about a specific event is available only from the host railroad. Look for a Day Out with Thomas event in your area!

Click here to view a Day Out With Thomas.

 
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Join us in putting Thomas the Tank Engine "on the track" to the National Toy Hall of Fame!

We need your help to bring everyone's favorite #1 engine to the National Toy Hall of Fame.  To send Thomas, please fill out your name and city on a card and drop it into the Thomas Toy Chest at your local Day Out With Thomas event.  We hope to collect 1 million names this year!

Thank you for helping Thomas go full steam ahead!


June 2008
June 6-8 & 13-15

On Sale Now!
Midland Railway
Baldwin City, KS
www.midland-ry.org
June 6-8 & 13-15

On Sale Now!
Black Hills Railroad
Hill City, SD
www.1880train.com
June 11-15

On Sale Now!
National Railroad Museum
Green Bay, WI
www.nationalrrmuseum.org
June 13-15

On Sale Now!
Durango & Silverton RR
Durango, CO
www.durangotrain.com
June 20-22 & 27-29

On Sale Now!
Whitewater Valley Railroad
Connersville, IN
www.whitewatervalleyrr.org
June 13-15 & 20-23

On Sale Now!
Edaville USA
Carver, MA
www.edaville.com
June 14-22

On Sale Now!
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com
Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
June 27-30 & July 4-6

On Sale Now!
Mt. Hood Railroad
Hood River, OR
www.mthoodrr.com
June 27-29 & July 4-6

On Sale Now!
Kentucky Railway Museum
New Haven, KY
www.kyrail.org
June 27-29 & July 4-6

On Sale Now!
Prairie Dog Central Railway
Winnipeg, MB
www.pdcrailway.com

July 2008
July 11-13 & 18-20

On Sale Now!
Northwest Railway Museum
Snoqualmie, WA
www.trainmuseum.org
July 11-13 & 18-20

On Sale Now!
Conway Scenic Railroad
N. Conway, NH
www.conwayscenic.com
July 18-20 & 25-27

On Sale Now!
Elgin County Railway Museum
St. Thomas, ON
www.ecrm5700.org
July 18-20 & 25-27

On Sale Now!
Fremont & Elkhorn Valley RR
Fremont, NE
www.fremontrailroad.com
July 25-29 & 31-Aug.3

On Sale Now!
Great Smoky Mts. Railway
Dillsboro, NC
www.gsmr.com
July 25-27 & Aug. 1-3

On Sale Now!
Boothbay Railway Village
Boothbay, ME
www.railwayvillage.org
July 25-27 & Aug. 1-3

On Sale Now!
Roaring Camp Railroads
Felton, CA
www.roaringcamp.com
Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not

August 2008
Aug 1-3 & 8-10

On Sale Now!
Tumbleweed Express
Lakeville, MN
www.thetumbleweedexpress.com
Aug. 1-3 & 8-10

On Sale Now!
RR Museum of New England
Thomaston, CT
www.rmne.org
Aug. 15-17 & 23-24

On Sale Now!
IL Railway Museum
Union, IL
Aug. 15-17 & 22-24

On Sale Now!
Huckleberry Railroad
Flint, MI
www.geneseecountyparks.org
Featuring Bob the Builder and Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
Aug. 15-17 & 22-24

On Sale Now!
Ottawa Central Railway
Ottawa, ON
www.dowtottawa.ca
Aug. 30-31 & Sept. 6-7

On Sale Now!
Tennessee Central Railway
Nashville, TN
www.tcry.org
Aug. 29-31, Sept.1& 6-7

On Sale Now!
Edaville
Carver, MA
www.Edaville.com
Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not

September 2008
Sept. 5-7 & 12-14

On Sale Now!
Lebanon Mason Monroe RR
Lebanon, OH
www.lebanonrr.com
Sept. 13-14 & 19-21

On Sale Now!
Boone & Scenic Valley RR
Boone, IA
www.scenic-valleyrr.com
Sept. 13-21

On Sale Now!
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com
Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
Sept. 13,14,20,21,27,28

On Sale Now!
Colorado Railroad Museum
Golden, CO

Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
Sept. 26-28 & Oct. 3-5

On Sale Now!
North Carolina Trans Museum
Spencer, NC
www.nctrans.org
Featuring Bob the Builder and Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
Sept. 26-28 & Oct.3-5

On Sale Now!
Oklahoma Railway Museum
OK City, OK
oklahomarailwaymuseum.org

October 2008
Oct. 17-19 & 24-26

On Sale Now!
Texas State Railroad
Rusk, TX
Oct. 17-19 & 24-26

On Sale Now!
SAM Shortline
Cordele, GA

Special appearance by Fifi-Forget-Me-Not
Oct. 24-26 & 31-Nov. 2
Coming Soon!
The Tumbleweed Express
East St Louis, IL

November 2008
Nov. 1-2 & 8-9

On Sale Now!
Essex Steam Train
Essex, CT
Nov. 8-9, 11, 15-16

On Sale Now!
Orange Empire Railway
Perris, CA

December 2008
Dec. 5-7

On Sale Now!
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com
 

Day Out With Thomas™ and Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ © 2008 Gullane (Thomas) Limited.  Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W Awdry.  LEGO, DUPLO, the LEGO logo, and the DUPLO logo are trademarks of The LEGO Group. © 2008 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.

e latest news and events as we are told. If you have any information for this page, please E-Mail.

 o You can get all of the latest news about Thomas by visiting the Official Site.

Day Out with Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of Thomas' Railway.

Each of the events offers visitors a fresh and unique experience that distinguishes host U.S. railroads. Different forms of entertainment - from petting zoos and pony rides to face-painting and magic shows - make each Day Out with Thomas event special. In addition, every location includes a special viewing station for Thomas & Friends videos, story time and temporary tattoos of the Island of Sodor friends.

Further information about a specific event is available only from the host railroad. Look for a Day Out with Thomas event in your area!

Click here to view a Day Out With Thomas.

 



Day Out with Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of Thomas' Railway.

Each of the events offers visitors a fresh and unique experience that distinguishes host U.S. railroads. Different forms of entertainment - from petting zoos and pony rides to face-painting and magic shows - make each Day Out with Thomas event special. In addition, every location includes a special viewing station for Thomas & Friends videos, story time and temporary tattoos of the Island of Sodor friends.

Further information about a specific event is available only from the host railroad. Look for a Day Out with Thomas event in your area!

Click here to view a Day Out With Thomas.

http://www.thomasandfriends.com/usa/parents/dowt.html

 
April 2007
April 13-15 & 20-22

 
Inland Lakes Railway
Tavares, FL
www.inlandlakesrailway.com
April 20-22 & 27-29

 
Fillmore & Western Railway
Fillmore, CA
www.fwry.com
April 21-22 & 25 - 29

 
Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, MI
www.TheHenryFord.org
April 27-29 & May 4 - 6

 
Tennessee Valley Railroad
Chattanooga, TN
www.tvrail.com

 
May 2007
May 4-6 & 11 - 13

 
Medina Railroad Museum
Medina, NY
www.railroadmuseum.net
May 5-6 & 12 - 13

 
Heritage Park Historical Village Calgary
Calgary, AB
www.heritagepark.ca
May 11 - 13 & 18 - 20

 
Grand Canyon Railway
Williams, AZ
www.grandcanyonrailway.com
May 12 - 13 & 18 - 20

 
Sacramento River Train
Sacramento, CA
www.sacramentorivertrain.com
May 18 - 20 & 25 - 28

 
Upper Hudson River Railroad
North Creek, NY
www.uhrr.com
May 19 - 20 & 25 - 27

 
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RR
Peninsula, OH
www.cvsr.com
May 24 - 28

 
Heber Valley Railroad
Heber City, UT
www.hebervalleyrr.org

 
June 2007
June 1 - 10

 
Tweetsie Railroad
Blowing Rock, NC
www.tweetsie.com
June 1 - 3 & 8 - 10

 
West Coast Railway Assoc.
Squamish, BC
www.wcra.org
June 1 - 3 & 8 - 10

 
Midland Railway
Baldwin City, KS
www.midland-ry.org
June 13 - 17

 
National Railroad Museum
Green Bay, WI
www.nationalrrmuseum.org
June 15 - 18

 
Durango & Silverton RR
Durango, CO
www.durangotrain.com
June 15 - 17 & 22 - 24

 
Whitewater Valley Railroad
Connersville, IN
www.whitewatervalleyrr.org
June 15 - 17 & 22 - 25

 
Edaville USA
Carver, MA
www.edaville.com
June 16 - 24

 
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com
June 22 - 24 & 29 - July 1

 
Mt. Hood Railroad
Hood River, OR
www.mthoodrr.com
June 29 - July 1 & 6 - 8

 
Kentucky Railway Museum
New Haven, KY
www.kyrail.org

 
July 2007
July 13 - 15 & 20 - 22

 
Northwest Railway Museum
Snoqualmie, WA
www.trainmuseum.org
July 20 - 22 & 27 - 29

 
Elgin County Railway Museum
St. Thomas, ON
www.ecrm5700.org
July 27 – 31 & Aug. 2 - 5

 
Great Smoky Mts. Railway
Dillsboro, NC
www.gsmr.com
July 27 - 30 & Aug. 3 - 5

 
Roaring Camp Railroads
Felton, CA
www.roaringcamp.com
July 27 - 29 & Aug. 3 - 5

 
Boothbay Railway Village
Boothbay, ME
www.railwayvillage.org

 
August 2007
Aug. 3 - 5 & 10 - 12

 
RR Museum of New England
Waterbury, CT
www.rmne.org
Aug. 3 - 5 & 10 - 12

 
Minnesota Zephyr
Stillwater, MN
www.minnesotazephyr.com
Aug. 17 - 19 & 25 - 26

 
IL Railway Museum
Union, IL
www.irm.org
Aug. 17 - 19 & 24 - 26

 
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad
Flint, MI
www.geneseecountyparks.org
Aug 18 - 26

 
Black Hills Railway
Hill City, SD
www.1880train.com

 
September 2007
Sept. 1 - 2 & 8 - 9

 
Tennessee Central Railway
Nashville, TN
www.tcry.org
Sept. 7 - 9 & 14 - 16

 
Lebanon Mason Monroe RR
Lebanon, OH
www.lebanonrr.com
Sept. 7 - 9 & 14 - 16

 
Edaville USA
Carver, MA
www.edaville.com
Sept. 15 - 16 & 21 - 23

 
Boone & Scenic Valley RR
Boone, IA
www.scenic-valleyrr.com
Sept. 15 - 23

 
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com
Sept. 15,16 & 21 - 23
On sale soon!
 
Colorado Railroad Museum
Golden, CO
www.crrm.org
Sept. 21 - 23 & 28 - 30

 
Western Maryland Scenic RR
Cumberland, MD
www.wmsr.com
Sept. 28 - 30 & Oct. 5 - 7

 
North Carolina Trans Museum
Spencer, NC
www.nctrans.org
Sept. 28 - 30 & Oct. 5 - 7

 
Oklahoma Railway Museum
Oklahoma City, OK
oklahomarailwaymuseum.org

 
October 2007
Oct. 11 - 14
On sale soon!
 
Austin Steam Train
Austin, TX
austinsteamtrain.org
Oct. 19 - 21 & 26 - 28

 
SAM Shortline
Cordele, GA
samshortline.com

 
November 2007
Nov. 3 - 4 & 10 - 11

 
Essex Steam Train
Essex, CT
www.essexsteamtrain.com
Nov. 10 - 12 & 16 - 18

 
Orange Empire Railway
Perris, CA
www.oerm.org

 
December 2007
Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 - 2

 
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com


October 2006
Sept 29 Oct 1 & 6-8

North Carolina Transportation Museum
Spencer, NC
www.nctrans.org
Sept 29 Oct 1 & 6-8

Oklahoma Railway Museum
Oklahoma City, OK
www.oklahomarailwaymuseum.org

November 2006
Nov 2-5

Austin Steam Train
Austin, TX
www.austinsteamtrain.org
Nov 4-5 & 11-12

Essex Steam Train
Essex, CT
www.essexsteamtrain.com
Nov 10-12 & 17-19

Orange Empire Railway
Perris, CA
www.oerm.org

December 2006
Dec 1-3

Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA
www.strasburgrailroad.com

I have assembled information about train visits to the U.S. below :

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
2005 Schedule

 

For further information about attractions, location, admission charges and advance bookings, please call the host Railroads on the appropriate telephone number above. Do not email me - I only post a copy of what is on the official site.

For the latest information about Thomas Visits, please see :

US Schedule
Great Britain

 o New videos have been released :


Steamies vs Diesels

Thomas and the Jet Engine

It's Great to be an Engine
                   Visit Video Page 4 for more details.

 o New Friends of Thomas added :
 o I've added a new page : The Origins of Thomas the Tank Engine


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