Tourist & Museum Railways in
Cooke 4-6-0 #2248 of Grapevine Vintage Railroad, at
Steam Train Cedar Park to Burnet, about 33 miles (53 km) on the
lines of Austin Area Terminal Railroad. Operates most Saturdays,
January to November. A shorter journey from Cedar Park to Bertram
operates other Saturdays and most Sundays from March to August, and
in December. Standard gauge, diesel hauled, although a steam locomotive
is in the course of renovation.
- Forest Park
Miniature Railroad Forest Park to Trinity Park, Fort Worth,
about 2½ miles (4 km). Miniature railway with steam outline diesel
locomotives. Operates Tuesdays to Sundays, June to October, Wednesdays
to Sundays November to May, and Monday holidays, weather permitting.
- Grapevine Vintage Railroad operated as two separate
services on the lines of Fort Worth & Western Railroad:
Standard gauge, diesel hauled; a steam locomotive is currently out of
service pending inspections. Operates weekends and various other
days mid February to December. It is possible to take both trips and
return to Grapevine in a single day. Some short return journeys are
also operated From Grapevine.
- Grapevine to Fort Worth Stockyards, about 21 miles (34 km).
Passengers may board at either terminus.
- Fort Worth Stockyards to 8th Avenue Yard, about 5 miles (8 km)
Jefferson Railway 3ft (914 mm) gauge railway about 2½ miles (4 km)
in length, in Jefferson. Steam or petrol hauled. Operates most weekends
and some other days from May to December.
- Houston Area Live
Steamers 7½ in (190 mm) gauge miniature railway over ½ miles (abou
1 km) in length, in Zube Park, Hockley. Steam and diesel hauled.
Open to the public one Saturday each month from March to November
Transit historic trams (trolleys) in Galveston. Not operating
following hurricane damage in 2008, but reopening planned.
- Longhorn & Western Railroad Caboose rides
on about ⅓ mile (530 m) of standard gauge line in the grounds of the
Texas Transportation Museum in San Antonio. Diesel hauled, although
a steam locomotive is in the course of restoration. Operates weekends
and some Fridays throughout the year.
- McKinney Avenue
Trolley historic trams (streetcars) in Dallas. Operates daily
throughout the year
- Six Flags over Texas theme park at Arlington has
a 3ft (914mm) gauge steam hauled railway 1 mile (1.6 km) in length.
Park is open most weekends and some other days, March to December,
daily late May to late August
State Railroad Palestine to Rusk, about 25 miles (40 km) on the
lines of Rusk, Palestine & Western. Standard gauge, steam or diesel
hauled. Passengers may board at either terminus. Operates most weekends
and many weekdays, March to November.
- Zilker Zephyr Miniature railway in Zilker Park,
Austin. Diesel hauled. Operates daily throughout the year, weather