2011 Festival Schedule
Below is the 2011 Festival event schedule. The Festival Headquarters Hotel is the Quality Suites SLO located at 1631 Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo. Other CCRRF-related hotels are noted on the Sponsors and Hotels page.
If you're looking for previous schedules: 2009, 2010.
2011 Photos are here.
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CCRRF Wine-Rail Excursions
Monthly Excursions Feature Train Ride on the Cuesta Grade, Visits to Rail-Themed Wineries, and More!
Central Coast Railroad Festival Wine-Rail Excursions will be offered the second Sunday of every month during 2012. The trips include a ride on Amtrak's Coast Starlight up or down the Cuesta Grade between Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, complimentary wine tasting, light lunch snacks, rail history and a private bus trip in the opposite direction from the rail trip. More info: click here
All events were free unless otherwise noted with ($) or (donation requested).
Here are other downloadable versions of the 2011 Schedule:
Daily: Regularly scheduled Amtrak service
on the Coast Starlight
(San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles) and Pacific Surfliner
(San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach, Guadalupe/Santa Maria, Lompoc). Click here
Year-round railroad facilities, organizations
, etc., click here
The Village Railroad
is on display daily at Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab
in the Village of Arroyo Grande (114 W. Branch Street). Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri 11am-10:30pm, Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun 11am-9:30pm, Mon 12pm-9:30pm. This is the best site to enjoy ice cream while watching G-scale trains.
Ongoing Activities, October 6-10, 2011
Central Coast Trains
, 7600 El Camino Real, Ste. 3, Atascadero (Thur & Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, Sun & Mon by appointment). Three running layouts: N scale 3-track layout, HO layout, and an overhead O Gauge track.
Model Railroad Layout Tours
of club and individual layouts (coordinated by the Model Railroads of Southern California
). Layout tour details