We are a small upstart veteran-owned business based in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2013, we just recently began growing our fleet and making railcars available for lease and charter.
Our fleet currently includes the dome-sleeper car Stampede Pass, ex-Northern Pacific dome coach Homestake Pass, and the ex-Pennsylvania Railroad buffet-diner Warrior’s Rest, which is on long term lease to Iowa Pacific Holdings. The Stampede Pass recently hosted the Governor and First Lady of Kentucky on CSX’s Kentucky Derby Train, and will be in the consist of Norfolk and Western 611’s train for all her scheduled excursion’s throughout the fall. The Homestake Pass will be operating in the consist of Nickel Plate 765’s train throughout the summer.
The Stampede Pass and Homestake Pass are available for excursions, events, and private charters throughout North America. With decades of experience in rail and private car operations, the Paxrail team has the know-how and the passion to create a memorable experience for friends, family, or clients.