Independence Week: Celebrating on the Crossroads of America

Independence Week: Celebrating on the Crossroads of America

Celebrating America’s birthday on the rails that helped grow and build our great nation is both fitting and poetic. As the cross roads of America, Indiana owes a special debt to the railroad.

In honor of that, the Nickel Plate Express will be celebrating Independence Day with rides on July 4th and 5th. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re riding the train Independence Day weekend:

Tap on Track

Tap on Track

This Saturday, Field Brewing is climbing aboard and serving up 3 signature samples that offer a refreshing respite from the summer heat. We talked with Field Brewing’s head brewer master, Rian Umbach, to see what flavors passengers can expect on board.

Back home again in (Arcadia) Indiana

Back home again in (Arcadia) Indiana

On August 30, 2018, the first of the Nickel Plate Express Santa Fe cars were delivered to their new home on the Nickel Plate line, right in downtown Arcadia. Almost a year later, the Nickel Plate Express will return to Arcadia’s Main Street, boarding passengers in the quaint town for the first time since opening September 15.