Sunday, February 28, 2016

Wizard of Oz Train Ride

The Wizard of Oz Train Ride produced by Warner Brothers Consumer Products and Railway Events Inc. makes it's grand debut with the French Lick Scenic Railway in Indiana on March 23rd.  You'll enjoy an enchanting train ride with all of your favorite characters.  Sounds like great fun for all ages! And quite the interactive experience.  What a great way to introduce children to Oz!  Watch the movie first and then take them to meet Dorothy and friends.  There are plans for more train events around the country so please stay tuned!!  

Press Release:

Rick Olsen
French Lick Scenic Railway
PO Box 150, French Lick, IN 47432

French Lick Scenic Railway Announces Magical Journey 
on THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Ride This Spring

FRENCH LICK, IN – Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Rail Events Inc., and the French Lick Scenic Railway are proud to announce the debut of  THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Ride beginning March 23. Licensed by the same team that brought you THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, the two and a half-hour round trip  journey will retell the story of the beloved movie, The Wizard of Oz, on board a real train.   The journey begins in Munchkinland where DOROTHY™ meets GLINDA THE GOOD WITCH™, who suggests she take a train that follows the YELLOW BRICK ROAD™ to see if the WIZARD OF OZ™ could help her find a way back to Kansas. Guests will board the train with Dorothy and several of her special friends as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City.     

Along the way, you’ll enjoy refreshments and live on board entertainment featuring Dorothy, SCARECROW™, TIN MAN™, and COWARDLY LION™ set to the sounds of the motion picture. Help them defeat the WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST™ before arriving at the Emerald City and experiencing the thrill of meeting THE GREAT AND POWERFUL OZ™ himself during a live stage show. You’ll then return to Munchkinland with the characters on board the train and available for photos. Children will receive a special gift for helping Dorothy on her unforgettable journey!

The adventure begins March 23 and runs through April 17 on select dates. Exact dates and excursion times are available by calling 1-800-74-TRAIN, or by visiting Tickets are $33 for adults and children age two and up. Families are encouraged to wear their favorite The Wizard of Oz attire and costumes for the ride!

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

About THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Ride
Official THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Rides are licensed by Rail Events, Inc. on behalf of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Inc. Beginning in 2016, Rail Events, Inc. holds the exclusive license to operate THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Rides in the United States.

Rail Events Inc. is the industry leader in rail-related special events management. In 2015, we licensed events that hosted nearly one million guests at 50 partner railroads in the US, Canada, and the UK. Rail Events Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Heritage Railways, which is the premier operator of heritage railroads in the United States.

THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s16)