Welcome to Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad
Located in Crews Lake Wilderness Park, Pasco County Florida

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Birthday Trains.

Birthday Trains are available Saturdays from 8 AM till Noon or 1 PM till 5 PM. 

You can schedule a slot that will include use of the railroad's train station platform and station picnic area or the park shelter for 4 hours and a private train and crew for 2 hours of train rides.

Don't be disappointed, reserve your date today.
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Train Rides for the General Public

The Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad offers rides to the general public on the 2nd Saturday of each month*. 

Come on out. Bring the entire family for a train ride. Your generous donations will help keep our trains running.

Trains run from 10 AM until 3 PM on the second Saturday of each month*

*Public train rides operate on the second Saturday of each month January - November.
**October 2016 public run start time will be delayed due an event scheduled at the park that day.


We need your Help

Volunteering at the CP&G

As a volunteer/member you could be a train engineer or conductor, help build track, work on our signal system, help with birthday parties, etc. It's a great father son (or daughter, mom or grand parent) activity.

Ask a volunteer for more information.

Special Events


Come join the Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad for our winter meet February 28th thru March 6th 
lots of new track work and some routes your trains on steaming bays large ,yard facilities and 
special events you can check us out on the web at www.CPGRR.org

Come see and meet the following vendors which should be on site March 1st or 2nd

Little Engines
Ridge Locomotive and boiler
Bright Rails
Products from Keim steam pump
Plum Cove Studios
Live Steamer Parts
Scott Long cars
Just in wood signs

Other vendors/suppliers who wish to attend are more than welcome and encouraged to do so.
Contact Mike Venezia at highiron@aol.com or Bill Donati at Billdonati19@yahoo.com to reserve space and register

We look forward to seeing you there

Easter Egg Hunt 2016

March 25 & 26 (Friday & Saturday)

Our Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Train rides & egg hunt fun from 10 AM until 3 PM. The Easter bunny will be here. 
Have Lunch With Us. Food vendors will be on hand.

$5.00 per person.

We accept these major credit cards & VISA and Master Card debit cards.



photo courtesy of Hernando TodayHalloween Train 2016

October 21 & 22  (Friday & Saturday)
October 28 & 29 
(Friday & Saturday)

This popular annual event is a hit with the entire family. 
Come join us on a 
ride through the Haunted Woods (if you dare).  Food vendors will be on hand  7PM - 10PM.

 NEW for 2016  Join us for a "NOT SO SPOOKY" Matinee Train Ride. This "Daytime" Train Ride is suitable for more sensitive family members (no costumed characters or startling surprises), but still features our Halloween decorations and a lovely train ride.

$5.00 per person.

We accept these major credit cards & VISA and Master Card debit cards.


Christmas Train 2016

December 10 & 11  (Saturday & Sunday)
December 17 & 18  
(Saturday & Sunday)

10AM - 4PM

Bring your family out for an old fashioned train ride for Christmas.  Santa will be here, too. 

Have Lunch With Us.
Food vendors will be on hand.

$5.00 per person

We accept these major credit cards & VISA and Master Card debit cards.


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  Did you know that ZERO tax dollars are used to support this railroad? All of our funding comes from your donations. Thanks for your support!
  The CP&G is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization