PRO - Pacific Railcar Operators

A Non-Profit NARCOA affiliate serving the West

Napa Valley Railroad New Years Run

Napa, CA    January 1, 2023

Napa Valley Railroad New Years Run

Napa, CA    January 1, 2023  

Start off the New Year on one of the most scenic railroads in Northern California, the Napa Valley Railroad.  Travel from Napa to Saint Helena and return, 32-miles round trip, through lush vineyards, rolling hills and quaint towns.  This excursion will take place rain or shine.  Set on at the railroad yard will be available Saturday, December 31, 2022 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm, then Sunday, January 1, 2023 7:00 am until 9:00 am  Following a safety meeting at 9:15 am, the run will depart at 9:30 am.  We will have lunch in Saint Helena, and return to Napa at approximately 3:00 pm.  The run fee is $160.00 per motorcar.  No High-Rail vehicles.  Be sure to sign up now to be part of the first excursion of 2023.

If you would like to join us, please print, and carefully fill out the following three forms found on the NARCOA and PRO websites:


PRO Run registration form:

PRO Excursion Restration Form

Excursion name: Napa Valley Wine Train

Dates of: January 1, 2023


NARCOA General Release, printed double sided, single sheet:

In consideration of Napa Valley Railroad, dba Napa Valley Wine Train

Permission to enter their property on the dates of Dec 31, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023

“Pacific Railcar Operators” is the NARCOA affiliate


NARCOA Rail Vehicle Inspection form:

Excursion: Napa Valley Wine Train Motorcar Run

Location:  Napa, CA

Date: January 1, 2023


Send all three forms, and a check for $160.00 payable to PRO, to:

ECIT Glenn Boatman 

77 Solano Square, Suite 333

Benicia, CA 94510-2712


Upon receipt of these three documents and check for $160, a run packet with further information will be emailed.


Contact EC Glenn Boatman at phone # (nine25) two89-six423 or email, if you have questions

PRO General order #6 will be in effect:


NARCOA insurance, NARCOA operator’s certificate, motorcar spark arrestors, installed two-way radio with NARCOA channels, long pants, boots, and safety vests, are required.

Wineries along the way

    1    Castello Di Amorosa

    2    Charles Krug

    3    Merryvale

    4    Beringer

    5    Louis Martini

    6    Hall

    7    V. Sattui

    8    Flora Springs

    9    Raymond

    10    Delectus

    11    Franciscan

    12    Whitehall Lane

    13    Provenance

    14    Grgich Hills

    15    Beaulieu Vineyard

    16    Inglenook

    17    Peju

    18    St. Supery

    19    Sequoia Grove

    20    Cakebread

    21    Turnbull

    22    Robert Mondavi

    23    Nickel & Nickel

    24    Opus One

    25    Silver Oak

    26    Far Niente

    27    Napa Cellars

    28    Cosentino

    29    Dominus

    30    Domaine Chandon

    31    Elyse

    32    Trefethen

    33    Laird Estate

Link to Napa Valley Wine Train website:


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