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A bird's eye view of the largest train yard on the planet.

Great view and really nice to have someone who worked the rails answering questions for us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian P
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Castle Rock, Colorado
Love trains

A fantastic place to view trains and how they are made up. All computer generated. Trains incoming... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Ramblinrebel76
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view and really nice to have someone who worked the rails answering questions for us "newbies." It's really something to see what it takes to keep the trains running from coast to coast. It's a pretty short visit, but informative and pretty interesting to...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place to view trains and how they are made up. All computer generated. Trains incoming from the west are pushed up the hill and are broke up to different rails and sent to different locations. What a view from the tower.

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Bailey Yard, we learned a lot about the yard from a volunteer in the tower.

Thank Ypretired1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Who knew this was the largest rail yard in the world? Very knowledgeable staff with all the interesting information. Loved it!

Thank P S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

chugga chugga choo choo - learn a little about railroads in this day and age - nice viewing platform, interesting, nice stop

Thank getout123
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Full disclosure: I'm a railroad nut. I spent a whole day here during the annual North Platte Rail Days, there's always something going on in this the world's largest freight yard. A bonus was the bus tour of the yard that allowed to get up...More

Thank steamfan007
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Railroad Days was a great experience and we were so impressed with the Bailey Yard bus tour that is only conducted during Railroad Days. We would recommend going to Railroad Days and taking this tour if possible next year. This is such an important hub...More

Thank 2ROBCR
Reviewed 23 September 2018

There were plenty of engines in the yard which made for some exciting watching. They were working both humps for sorting and you could see them from the tower. We only spent about 2 1/2 hours here but could have easily spent the day. Definitely...More

Thank Aljofred2travel
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Kind of disappointing. Such an opportunity to learn but all we got was a 5 minute video and sent to the observation deck. If your a train lover, this would be great. If you are looking for a neat experience and to learn a little,...More

Thank Harley B
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Liked going up to the observation deck to watch the trains coming in and going out. A man who volunteers there answered all of our question. I learned a lot of history from the videos and displays on the 7-8th floors. It had a nice...More

Thank Kimberly S
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Steffes02
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Response from rickdA2069QA | Reviewed this property |
I think there is an Avis in Mccook
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Response from texdawg89 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, there is an elevator to both observation decks.
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