2011 Schedule

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 for details.

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 (PDF).