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Fillmore & Western Railway Company

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Address: 364 Main Street, Fillmore, CA 93015
Phone Number: 805-524-2546
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A 2-1/2 hour round trip to Santa Paula, featuring "special train" days.

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Great experience, but definitely overpriced

We bought tickets for the 4th of July Fireworks Train. The $75-ish ticket price covered BBQ dinner and a ride on the train through Fillmore, ending with the train parked in a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My kids surprised me with a special birthday on the Margarita Madness Dinner. I loved it! Good food and a relaxing, slow train ride through the beautiful orchards. Left Fillmore station at 6:30 and enjoyed dinner, drinks, and dancing...there is an open dance car or two...with music, lights and a bar. The staff was friendly and the train was beautifully... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We bought tickets for the 4th of July Fireworks Train. The $75-ish ticket price covered BBQ dinner and a ride on the train through Fillmore, ending with the train parked in a prime position to watch the city fireworks display. My husband and I took my parents, and we ended up having a great time. However, the price seemed quite... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Went to the annual Fillmore Railfest, to enjoy a train ride, a great tri-tip sandwich, and a ride on a rail speeder. It is a lot of fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A Fun & Cheesy Train ride with dinner & comedy show aboard the train. Interactive. Have an open mind and be prepared to participate. Husband had a great time. Loved talking with others around us.

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Fullerton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We thought the decorations were great, but there can always be more. Our grandsons-8 & almost 4, seemed to have an enjoyable time. The "elf" assigned to our club car was incredibly enthusiastic! "Elf" Jacob was fun, full of energy and appeared to be enjoying himself, which truly makes for a memorable experience. Everyone around us appeared to be in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This train trip was not worth it at all. My kids didnt even enjoy it, our personal home was more decorated then there supposed North pole. When we arrived to a dump of a north pole it smelled like the reindeer had died I and other adults and kids had almost thou up. Its not worth the 2 hour drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Right in the centre of Fillmore, Its perfectly placed with lots of photo opportunities. Look at the website to peruse the various trips on the historical trains. Christmas, Halloween, Mystery & speciality are all run throughout the year. The sidings are regularly used by film companies, so you might even see a movie being made. Parking is easy & a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This company offers dinners , tours and also puts on an enacted robbery mystery that you participate in and if you are able to guess correctly who the real villain is you win a prize The ride itself is a slow ride from Fillmore to the west past Santa Paula and there is a brief stop at a place where... More 

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Central Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

My family and I headed to Fillmore based on an advertisement I had seen in the westways magazine. We had a day free so we took the train along the route and tasted fresh fruit nuts and honey. It was a nice day to spend away from the heat of the Central Valley. Paying for tickets and boarding the train... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We took our two grandchildren on the Fillmore train ride to the pumpkin patch and corn maze. It was an incredible time. The girls are 5 and 9. The corn maze was so much fun. The kids were running through it, laughing just having a great adventure. The corn was quite an attraction as well. A special hybrid with beautiful... More 

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Additional Information about Fillmore & Western Railway Company

Address: 364 Main Street, Fillmore, CA 93015
Phone Number: 805-524-2546
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fillmore
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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