Ride in Style With the Cincinnati Railway Company

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Your once-in-a-lifetime vacation starts with The Cincinnati Railway Company

With picturesque landscapes and bustling cities, America is a majestic country tailor-made for exploration. And what better way to traverse these lands than by rail? The Cincinnati Railway Company, with cars based in Chicago, features luxury railcars perfectly created for travel throughout the United States. It operates two independently-owned classic 1950s rail cars (named the Moonlight Dome and the Birch Grove) that are used for private charters and are as eye-catching as they are comfortable.

A Return to the Past with The Cincinnati Railway Company

Once the preferred method of travel for most Americans, passenger rail offered a relaxing, service-oriented travel experience. While those peaceful trips have mostly vanished in today’s fast-paced world, you can still return to those halcyon days thanks to The Cincinnati Railway Company. The company’s investors, who are passionate about private passenger rail and the nostalgia that accompanies it, purchased some of history’s finest railcars and tirelessly worked to restore these gems of railroad engineering. These restorations have not only made these cars more aesthetically pleasing than they were back in the 1950s, but they are also more comfortable.

Alluring Vintage Trains

By offering a Dome Car and a companion Sleeping Car, The Cincinnati Railway Company can accommodate groups as small as four and as large as 24. A custom charter excursion can be designed to meet almost any need.

Moonlight Dome is a 1947 all-stainless-steel streamliner dome car. It is one of only a handful of streamliner domes available for charter in the United States. Moonlight Dome was recently totally remodeled and upgraded, making it one of the premier dome cars in the nation. The car’s three two-bed suites are the largest in the industry, featuring twin fold-down single beds. Each stateroom has a closet and full restroom. Nine passengers can sit comfortably in the spacious rear lounge, which features a flat screen high-definition smart TV and a collection of more than 150 classic American movies to enjoy. It also offers Wi-Fi, dual mini refrigerators and a fully stocked premium bar. Upstairs in the dome area, the train car seats 24 passengers at six four-top tables. Guests can enjoy a 360-degree view of the surrounding countryside as they dine on the finest foods and drinks or simply sit back and relax as the country passes by outside the window.

Birch Grove is a 1950 all-stainless-steel 21-bed streamliner sleeper designed to be the companion car to the Moonlight Dome. Birch Grove features six up and down berth double bedroom suites and nine single bed roomettes, which will give guests a peaceful night’s sleep. The double bedroom suites have a private toilet and sink and small closet and can be set up for daytime or nighttime use. All rooms have a full-sized window to the outside so guests will never miss any beautiful sights or lovely sunsets.

The Cincinnati Railway Company Offers Modern Efficiency and Classic Comfort

The Cincinnati Railway Company is uniquely qualified to offer an array of charter excursions on regularly scheduled Amtrak routes. With both cars based in Chicago, they can connect to virtually all regularly scheduled Amtrak trains and a custom journey can be designed to meet almost any need. The Cincinnati Railway Company prepares intricate details of your excursion, a detailed itinerary, a personal chef and additional staff to accompany and serve you. They offer gourmet meals while in transit as well as drinks and snacks along the way. They handle the communication and trip approvals through Amtrak while the personal chef serves as your car attendant and is available to answer any questions you have.

When it comes to traveling, there’s a destination for everyone. The Cincinnati Railway Company will help you find yours in style and comfort. There’s nothing like seeing America from a dome.


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