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Tickets for all of our excursions are available online or by calling (989) 725-9464. Order yours today!

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Train Schedule

Updates to the Schedule will be posted here. Check back periodically as we expect additional events/excursions to expand the schedule.

Steam Excursions

The Steam Railroading Institute is best known for their all-day steam excursions. Every year trips are scheduled and carry thousands of passenger around Michigan behind one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States. What are you waiting for? Hop aboard for a trip back in time when life was a little simpler!

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Diesel Excursions

Throughout the year diesel locomotive powered excursions are being offered. Take a look at our schedule to book the trip that is right for you.

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Directions to Our Home

Located in the Center of Michigan

The Steam Railroading Institute's Visitor Center & Museum is located in Owosso, Michigan, approximately 30 miles northeast of Lansing, and 30 miles west of Flint.

We are located at 405 South Washington Street, Owosso, MI 48867

(989) 725-9464

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  The SRI site will reopen to visitors on June 1, 2010


Corporate Officers

President: Richard Greter
Executive Vice-President: Steve Knapp
Treasurer: Richard Dufner
Secretary: Aarne Frobom
Directors: Gary Knudsen, Chris Kurzweil, Denise Porter and Fred Stevens


Administrative Staff

Executive Director 
T.J. Gaffney - (989) 725-9464 Ext. 1#

Mechanical Department 
Chief Mechanical Officer -

Marketing Department 
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Mailing Address
Steam Railroading Institute

P.O. Box 665

Owosso, MI 48867-0665  



(989) 725-9464
Fax: (989) 723-1225

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