The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway will be offering free coach train rides for military veterans and their families during the Armed Forces Day weekend, May 18 and 19. Veterans should proudly present a military ID, VA card, DD214 or other document to show their service. Upon displaying their credentials at the depot ticket window veterans will receive boarding passes for their party.
Round trip train rides depart from the Osceola, Wisconsin depot and travel to Marine On St. Croix, Minnesota, or to Dresser, Wisconsin. Riders wishing to fully explore the line can travel to both destinations. While in Dresser passengers will have an opportunity to visit the Depot Museum, which is at trackside.
Sunday, May 18, trains for Marine on St. Croix depart at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The departure to Dresser is 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 19, trains for Marine on St. Croix depart at 12:01 PM and 2:30 p.m. There is no Sunday train to Dresser.
The Osceola depot is located at 114 Depot Road, Osceola. Trains operate every Saturday and Sunday from May 4 through October 26, 2019. Check www.trainride.org for the complete schedule and special events.