How old is the train? What kind of fuel does it take? Well to answer those questions and more, you have this whole page.
The actual train equipment was put on track around 1982. The track itself was built before the Civil War.
The train has two engines, which make it run. To make those engines work you have to have a lot of fuel. This Train runs on diesel.
You're probally thinking has a famous person ridden on the train. Your answer is yes the famous person is Elizabeth Montgomery has ridden.
A man by the name of Steve Goodman loved the train so much that he decided to write a song about it.The name of the song is Ridden on the City of New Orleans.