Member Advance Ticket Sales

Member Advance Ticket Sales

A limited number tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Sacramento will be available to members of the Califorina State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.

Member Advance Ticket Sales dates are September 27-29, 2016 starting at 9:00 am and ending at midnight each day. Members are eligible to purchase a maximum of 8 tickets or 2 tables of four during Member Advance Ticket Sales.

On October 1, 2016 the remaining tickets go on sale to the general public with no ticket limit.

Member Advance Ticket Sales Schedule

September 27 – First Day of Sales for: Engineer, Freight Agent, Trainmaster, Yardmaster and Transcontinental Railroad Club Members (Spikes)

September 28 – First Day of Sales for: Conductor, Telegrapher, Fireman and Hostler Members

September 29 – First Day of Sales for: Caboose Club, Handcar Club, Brakeman and Switchman Members

September 30 – No Sales

October 1 – First Day of sales for General Public

Member Advance Ticket Sales Policies

  • Three days are set aside to allow members of CSRM and Railtown to purchase tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Sacramento in advance of the general public.
  • Members are NOT guaranteed to get tickets during Member Advance Ticket Sales, merely the opportunity to try to purchase tickets in advance of the general public.
  • Member Advance Ticket Sales start-dates are assigned by membership level.
  • New, renewing or upgrading memberships must be active and current by September 5, 2016 to participate in Member Advance Ticket Sales.
  • Members must have their active membership ID number when ordering tickets.
  • Tickets may only be purchased online through this website.
  • Members may only purchase up to 8 individual tickets or 2 tables of four – per membership ID number – during Member Advance Ticket Sales.
  • Advance sales begin at 9:00am and end at midnight each day, September 27-29, 2016.
  • If members are unable to purchase their desired number of tickets on their designated first day of Member Advance Ticket Sales, members may purchase additional tickets on subsequent sales dates (up to a total of 8 individual tickets or 2 tables of four).