Midland Railway Train!

1515 W High St
Baldwin City, KS 66006

Train Rides near Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe


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. The Midland Railway is a completely volunteer-staffed, non-profit, common carrier railroad operated to preserve and display transportation history as an educational demonstration railroad. Join us for a train ride -- bring the whole family! We are in easy reach of Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Ottawa and Lawrence, KS, Topeka, and nearby communities.

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Midland Railway Historical Association

Contact Information
Telephone: (913) 721-1211
Depot: (785) 594-6982 (Answered during operating hours only).
P.O. Box 5 (1515 W. High Street)
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0005

Basic Schedule & Information:

  • Trains Operate Rain or Shine
  • Reservations not necessary (except for Special Friday Runs)
  • See full schedule details


The depot is located near the grain elevator on 1515 W. High Street, west of downtown Baldwin City. Baldwin City is on U.S. 56 Hwy, 4 miles east of U.S. 59 Hwy; 10 miles north of 1-35 (Ottawa) and 17 miles south of 1-70 (Lawrence). From U.S. 56, turn south onto 8th or 11th Streets, then right (west) onto High Street. Follow the signs to the Midland Railway Depot.

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