How many private rail cars are in existence?

About 150 private rail cars are certified to run in the U.S. That means they have passed rigorous inspection requirements so that they can safely be linked to trains that travel up to 110 miles per hour.


How many cars from the Broadway Limited still exist?

Fewer than a dozen. Some are no longer operational, some are still in use and some are in museums.


How big is a rail car?

Cars are 10 feet wide, 85 feet long and 13.5 feet tall. They weigh about 70 tons!


How fast did The Broadway Limited go?

In 1912 the trip between New York and Chicago took about 20 hours or an average of 45 mph despite stops. In 1947 it took 15.5 hours or about 60 mph with speeds of up to 90 mph. At times, speeds reached 100 in the express’ lifetime. The Premier Train’s restored cars have been certified and approved to travel at modern speeds of up to 110 mph.


Can I buy a ticket for The Premier Train?

The Premier Train has no set routes. All our trips are custom arranged for group or individual travelers.


How long did the Broadway Limited run?

Service between New York and Chicago by way of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh began in 1902 as the Pennsylvania Special. In 1912 it became the journey of the Broadway Limited. Except for two periods in 1903 and 1904, during World War I and occasional disruptions by flooding, the Broadway Limited ran east and west daily. It had its last run in 1995, for an era that lasted through the Depression, two world wars, the Sputnik, atom bomb and the Internet age.


Who restored the Premier Train’s cars?

Our cars were carefully restored at the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland. They were restored by [insert name of company].


How many original cars does My Broadway Limited plan to restore?

We have an ultimate goal of restoring a total of nine period cars.


What are the types of trips people take on the Premier Train?

The Premier Train is ideal for business functions and distinctive business travel for groups of up to 20 people, as it provides quality, uninterrupted time in a setting few have ever experienced. The Premier Train also makes a memorable family vacation, family reunion, birthday and other special event trip.