Midland Railway Historical Association

Phone (913) 721-1211 
Depot (785) 594-6982 Answered during operating hours
1515 W. High Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0005

Upcoming Excursions • Buy Tickets Today!

Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas

Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to Baldwin City! Tickets will sell quickly!

May 29 – May 31, 2015
June 5 – June 7, 2015


Fundraising Opportunity

Fundraising Opportunity

Midland Railway is seeking enthusiastic volunteer groups that value kids and community to help with our Day Out with Thomas Train Weekends. A great way to make some money while having a great time!


Regular Excursions

Historic Train Excursions

Normal excursion operate through October 27th, 2014. Train service, departure and arrival times are subject to change without notice due to operating conditions and equipment availability.


All Aboard!

The Midland Railway operates excursion trains on a line originally constructed in 1867. Train rides feature an over-20-mile round trip from Baldwin City via "Norwood, Kansas" to Ottawa Junction, Kansas, traveling through scenic Eastern Kansas farmland and woods via vintage railway equipment. Join us for a train ride – bring the whole family! We are in easy reach of Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Ottawa and Lawrence, Topeka, and nearby communities.

Support Midland Railway

The Midland Railway Historical Association’s primary goal is to obtain and restore historically significant railroad artifacts and equipment to foster the public’s awareness and appreciation of railroading, both past and present.  Our organization utilizes this equipment in the operation of a common carrier demonstration passenger excursion railroad entirely volunteer-staffed and operated. The Midland Railway Historical Association is a not-for-profit, educational, charitable IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. Learn More

Other Area Train Excursions

Take an elegant ride back into the 1940's on-board the Kansas Belle Dinner Train. Enjoy a five (5) course dinner on Friday/Saturday nights and three (3) course dinner on Sunday's.  Learn More

Kansas Belle Dinner Train

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