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Snoopy to visit Texas State Railroad on Easter Beagle Express

PALESTINE/RUSK, TX – Snoopy will visit the Texas State Railroad on April 1, 2, and 3, 2010 for Peanuts™ - The Easter Beagle Express.

During the train ride listen to a live reading of the book, "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown" and meet Snoopy as he walks through the train. At the Rusk Depot enjoy Easter Egg Crafts, watch "It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown" in the theatre, take pictures with Snoopy, and listen to live musical entertainment.

Thursday, April 1, enjoy the event during the Maydelle Turntable Special Diesel Excursion departing the Rusk Depot to the Maydelle Turntable. The train departs at 11:00am and returns to the Rusk Depot at 12:30pm. Lunch and special event activities will take place at the depot after the train ride.

Friday, April 2, enjoy the event during the Maydelle Turntable Steam Excursion departing the Rusk Depot to the Maydelle Turntable. The train departs at 11:00am and returns to the Rusk Depot at 12:30pm. Lunch and the special event activities will take place at the depot after the train ride.

Saturday, April 3, enjoy the event during a Pineywoods Steam Excursion departing the Palestine Depot. The train departs at 11:00am and returns to the Palestine Depot at 3:30pm. Enjoy lunch and the special event activities during the layover at the Rusk Depot.

Tickets for April 1 are $19 for Children ages 2-11 and $36.50 for Adults in Coach and Open Air Seating and $21 for Children ages 2-11 and $39.50 for Adults in Climate Controlled Seating. Infants under 2 ride free. Lunch is included in ticket price. Tickets on April 2 & 3 are $23 for Children ages 2-11 and $40.50 for Adults in Coach and Open Air Seating and $25 for Children ages 2-11 and $43.50 for Adults in Climate Controlled Seating. Infants under 2 ride free. Lunch is included in ticket price on April 2.

Advanced reservations are recommended. For reservations, call 1-888-987-2461 or visit www.TexasStateRR.com for more information.

The Texas State Railroad is truly "A Texas Treasure!" This historic railroad offers both steam and diesel excursions through the scenic piney woods of East Texas and depart out of both Palestine and Rusk, Texas. Special events and dinner trains are held throughout the year. For more information, log onto www.TexasStateRR.com or for reservations and schedules, call 1-888-987-2461.

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