Midland Railway Historical Association

Phone (913) 721-1211
Depot (785) 594-6982 Answered during operating hours
1515 High Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0005

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FREE ICE CREAM on Thursday and Saturday train rides July 1st – 23rd. 


The Kansas Belle Dinner Train operates all year long!

Book your elegant dinner ride today: 785-594-8505


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The Midland Railway operates excursion trains on a line originally constructed in 1867. Train rides feature an over-20-mile round trip from Baldwin City via "Norwood, Kansas" to Ottawa Junction, Kansas, traveling through scenic Eastern Kansas farmland and woods via vintage railway equipment. Join us for a train ride – bring the whole family! We are in easy reach of Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Ottawa and Lawrence, Topeka, and nearby communities.

Support Midland Railway

The Midland Railway Historical Association’s primary goal is to obtain and restore historically significant railroad artifacts and equipment to foster the public’s awareness and appreciation of railroading, both past and present.  Our organization utilizes this equipment in the operation of a common carrier demonstration passenger excursion railroad entirely volunteer-staffed and operated. The Midland Railway Historical Association is a not-for-profit, educational, charitable IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. Learn More

Other Area Train Excursions

Take an elegant ride back into the 1940's on-board the Kansas Belle Dinner Train. Enjoy a five (5) course dinner on Friday/Saturday nights and three (3) course dinner on Sunday's.  Learn More

Kansas Belle Dinner Train

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