Learn About Our Hours and Fares
The Poway-Midland Railroad reserves the right to substitute equipment or cancel operations as required based on passenger volume, crew availability, inclement or hot weather, equipment failure, general safety, government directive, or other reasons as determined by our management. Our Volunteer Staff works very hard to meet your expectations, but sometimes circumstances warrant otherwise.
- Locomotive 1st and 3rd Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 1st and 3rd Sundays 11:00am to 2:00pm Annual Maintenance 2023 is now complete.
- (Depot closes and last ride of the day happens at either 3:45pm or 1:45pm….15 minutes prior to full closing)
- Cable Car 2nd Saturday, Speeder 4th Saturday, Cable Car/Speeder if 5th Saturday – all will operate from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- (Depot closes and last ride of the day happens at 1:45pm….15 minutes prior to full closing)
- Speeder 4th Sunday and Cable Car/Speed if 5th Sunday: 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- (Depot closes and last departure at 1:45)
- (No operations 2nd Sunday of each month: ‘Quiet Sunday’.)
- The Poway Midland Railroad has a new ADA compliant coach and ADA accessible lift… which will only be available when the new coach (the “Rattlesnake Creek”) is in operation. The new coach operates the first and third weekend of the month, Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- This schedule is subject to change.
- For more information, our phone number is (858) 668-4576
Annual Schedule (subject to change as needed):
- Steam Locomotive: 1st Weekend & 3rd Weekend of each month.
- Speeder: 4th Weekend of each month, sometimes when we have a 5th Weekend.
- Cable Car: 2nd Saturday of each month, sometimes when we have a 5th weekend
No operations 2nd Sunday of each month: ‘Quiet Sunday’.
- No operations Easter Sunday.
- Closed from 2nd Sunday in December until 1st weekend past New Year’s Day in January. (Winter Break)
- If the scheduled equipment is not available, other equipment will be used.
- Note: If the 1st day of the month falls on Saturday or Sunday, that weekend will be considered the 1st weekend of the month for scheduling purposes.
- Locomotive: $3.50 for Adults, $1.00 for Children
- Cable Car: $3.50 for Adults, $1.00 for Children
- Speeder: $2.50 for Adults, $1.00 for Children