When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Union Station, 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles
Why Go: This is the “must go” train event of the year celebrating 40 years of Amtrak history. See model trains, train equipment displays, special exhibits and other exciting attractions. Get up close and personal with Amtrak equipment to experience first-hand the modern amenities and accommodations offered by passenger rail. Take a peek at how passengers traveled in past generations by touring a variety of historic train cars and privately owned luxury coaches. There’s live entertainment and more. For further details, go the National Train Day website.