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A)  Train By-the-HOUR:  Min. 1 or 2 Hours (Minimum depends on season or holidays) $250 first hour, $150 each additional hour, plus delivery fee*.   Unlimited rides.  Requires a $100 Deposit to reserve train.  

B) Train By-the-RIDE:  
Minimum 3 Hours We sell ride tickets at $4 or $5 each.
Requires a performance deposit of at least $200, plus delivery fee*.   Deposit returned based on sales.  Great for carnivals, festivals and fairs.

Open to working with non-profit organizations to sell rides without deposit.
Contact us to see if your event qualifies.  

Birthday Parties:
Free Train Whistles for party guests.   Also, True Train Tales for those who would like to hear historical train stories told by the conductor.

Pro-rated at the hourly rate in 15 minute increments.  

*Delivery Fee:
For events in the immediate Dallas/Fort Worth area the fee is $50 minimum.   Outside of a 50 mile radius from downtown Dallas, Texas add $1 per mile.   Additional Per Diem required for overnight stay.

Multiple Day Events:
By quote.  


Terms and Payment: Deposit and delivery fee due upon booking to confirm reservation.   With no deposit the date can be dropped "without notice" after two weeks of first inquiry.   Final payment due 5 days in advance.   We accept Cash, Check, major credit cards (Visa, MC, Discover, Amex),  a 4% convenience fee is added to total if paid by credit card.  Gratuity accepted on site.

Operating Area:
We prefer a flat surface (like concrete or asphalt). Grass is okay if it is flat and dry with no hills. Hills with inclines are not safe for our train or passengers. Parks and public streets may require a permit. Please check with your local Parks and Recreation Dept. for any permit requirements.

We generally do not operate in rain. Light rain may be tolerable. Note: We are not held liable for any damage to yards or wet areas that we are asked to operate on during the event.

Train Capacity:
Train consists of 1 gasoline powered locomotive, and 5 train cars. Each train car can hold up to 4 small children (total of 20 riders), or 2 medium size kids, or 1 adult and two children (up to 5 adults). Only one adult per car due to weight restrictions. Unruly riders will be asked to leave.

CALL TODAY: 214 987-2888, OR Email: Sales@choochooexpress.com