Climb aboard! The Sugar Express operates on a seasonal basis, with trips originating out of our hometown Clewiston, as well as Lake Placid and Sebring, Florida. Sugar Express features historic steam locomotive No. 148, vintage passenger cars from the 20th Century, and diesel locomotives from our neighboring freight and sugarcane farming railroad. To join us, book a trip below or join our mailing list to get notified of upcoming events.

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All trips with Sugar Express are roundtrips. For times, prices, details and tickets, select a date or event below.

LAKE PLACID LIMITED

October 14th, October 28th,
November 25th, 2023, and January 27th, 2024

Duration: 6 hours

Departing Clewiston for Lake Placid, guests will enjoy a high-stepping passenger train ride behind Sugar Express steam locomotive No. 148 as it slips through the sugarcane fields and arrives for a two-hour layover in the historic town of Lake Placid, Florida. First-class tickets are $148 and deluxe coach tickets are $99.00.

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MOORE HAVEN METEOR

October 15th, October 29th, and November 26th, 2023

Duration: 2 hours

Two-hour train rides with No. 148 between Clewiston and Moore Haven. Tickets are $48.00 per person. Children three and under ride free.

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CLEWISTON COMET

November 11th, 2023 and
January 13th, 2024

Duration: 6 hours

No. 148 will carry passengers from Lake Placid to Clewiston for a layover at the beloved Market on Bond Street featuring local farmers, fresh food, entertainment, and welcoming neighbors in downtown Clewiston. First-class tickets are $148 and deluxe coach tickets are $99.00.

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SEBRING SANTA EXPRESS

DECEMBER 2nd-3rd

Duration: 1.5 hours

Climb aboard the Santa Express departing Sebring. Times and details at the link below.

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LAKE PLACID SANTA EXPRESS

DECEMBER 8th, 9th, 10th

Duration: 1.5 hours

Climb aboard the Santa Express departing Lake Placid! Times and details at the link below.

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CLEWISTON SANTA EXPRESS

DECEMBER 15th – 19th

Duration: 1.5 hours

Climb aboard the Santa Express departing Clewiston. Times and details at the link below.

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RARE MILEAGE TRAIN

January 20th – January 22nd, 2024

Duration: 6-9 hours per day

Packages and day trips available. This multi-trip, three-day event will feature steam locomotive no. 148 on each day. Trips will feature day-long train rides and many outstanding photo opportunities. Day passes are $248, three-day individual tickets are $550, and first-class table packages for a quartet of guests are $2200.

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HIGHLANDS COUNTY CRESCENT

November 12th

Duration: 2 hours

Enjoy a two-hour passenger train ride from Sebring, Florida through the orange groves and along the shores of Lake Placid for a roundtrip to and from the sugarcane loading station site at Childs, Florida. Tickets are $48.00 plus tax. Children three and under who do not occupy a seat ride free.

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