Ride with the Engineer and Conductor of the VCRR
$350 per person
Only one lucky participant per train ride will savor the day from inside the cab of a rare and powerful American-built locomotive.
During the ride-along, you’ll be seated between the engineer and conductor inside the cab of the Railroad’s classic 1953 General Motors EMD FP7 for the four-hour journey from Clarkdale to Perkinsville and back.
You’ll start your experience dressed in complimentary Verde Canyon Railroad safety gear. You’ll have lunch at the Copper Spike Café in the depot before the train departs, and upon your return, you’ll receive a framed photograph of you and the crew with a certificate of completion, numbered and signed by the owner of Verde Canyon Railroad to commemorate the perfect day.
CAMERA USE – The use of a camera during a Verde Canyon Railroad ride-a-long is permitted. During periods when the “Cab Red Zone” (CRZ) safety rule is in effect, the locomotive cab guest must remain seated while utilizing the camera. During CRZ periods, conversations with the train crew will be suspended. Cell phone use is never allowed inside locomotive cab. The guest must always follow crew instructions.
All participants must be 18 years or older.