The Los Angeles Train Festival 2023 arrives in Union Station this weekend!

Are you a train enthusiast? A history aficionado? A transportation professional? A rider?

If so, mark your calendars –– Los Angeles Union Station Train Festival 2023: A Celebration of Past, Present, and Future –– happens this weekend!

Presented by Los Angeles Union Station along with presenting partners Metro, Amtrak, and Metrolink, Train Festival is a deep dive into all things rail history with a nod to architecture, art, culture, and so much more. From the world-renowned Steam Locomotive Santa Fe 3751 of the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society (SBRHS) –– which pulled the first named passenger train into Union Station in 1939 –– to modern day passenger and freight equipment, attendees are invited to experience the history of our railways and technological advances spanning more than 100 years.

Did we also mention there will also be tours, immersive displays, music, merch, food, and giveaways?

We’re excited to see you there.

When: Saturday, Sept 9 – Sept 10 from 10am – 6pm daily

Where: Union Station

Cost: Free. No tickets required.

Want to learn more? Check out our website

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  1. Train event was great. Brought two young kids and they had a lot of fun. Metro pop-up shop was a good idea and had some cool stuff. Thank you to all the staff from different agencies that made it happen.