2012 Schedule

2012 Festival Schedule

The 2012 Schedule will remain in place below (scroll down) until we start building the 2013 Schedule.

If you're looking for previous schedules: 2009, 2010, 2011.

Full-size rack card, click here (PDF).

While you're waiting for the next Festival...

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.

Schedule Updates

We suggest that you check the schedule periodically leading up to the Festival. You might also want to join our mailing list to receive Festival updates: click here.

Thanks again to the Model Railroads of Southern California for organizing their Layout Tour No. 36 to coincide with this Festival. You'll see all the Layouts on the schedule below. Details/Maps (PDF).

All events are free unless otherwise noted with ($) or (donation requested).

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.

Click here for a printable PDF of the 2012 Schedule.