“dinner train since 1992”
The Bardstown railroad branch was originally constructed by The Bardstown and Louisville Railroad in 1860. Subsequently, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad purchased the line at a foreclosure sale in 1864. The four cars of the dinner train are all steel skirted cars built by the Budd Company in the late 1940's after World War II. They have been refurbished extensively by R. J. Corman Railroad Company, far exceeding the original interior design. The RJC-011 car was used in the funeral train for President Dwight Eisenhower's journey to Abilene, Kansas for burial. The RJC-007 was built for the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1941 as a fifty-four seat day coach. The RJC-021, built in 1948, was used on the El Capitan train by the Santa Fe Railroad and has been outfitted with the most up-to-date equipment to serve as our kitchen car. The RJC-777 was refurbished and added to the dinner train in May of 1992.
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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train
- Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Fri: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Mon - Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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