Come on over to Union Station for National Train Day on Saturday, May 11th

train and kids

For anyone who LOVES  TRAINS  this looks like a wonderful event that will be coming up next Saturday, May 11th.  Your kids will remember this forever!

The National Train Day event at Chicago Union Station will feature free kids’ activities sponsored by Chuggington, interactive and educational exhibits, model train displays and giveaways.  Visitors will have the chance to tour private luxury rail cars, freight and commuter trains, as well as current Amtrak equipment.

Chicago Excursion Train
The event organizers are excited to announce the return of the Excursion Train at Chicago Union Station for National Train Day 2013. Come along  for a 40 minute journey out to the train yards and back! Tickets will be available on site by Track 2 at 10am on Saturday, May 11th. Rides are scheduled to depart at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

*Tickets cost $5 per person; children 12 and under ride free.

http://www.amtrak.com/national-train-day