Laughlin Buzz

Dec 28, 2012

What happened to the Train at the Tropicana?

Laughlin, Nevada
Tropicana Laughlin

RR Crossing Sign by the Tropicana in Laughlin - 2012

Over the past year we have had several people ask us about the train at the Tropicana in Laughlin, Nevada.

We learned that in the spring of 2012 had been donated to the Las Vegas Railroad Society (Pictures).  

Click here for pictures of the Train as it was moved from the Tropicana in Laughlin in 2012

source:  Las Vegas Railroad Society

Read about the donation here from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Here are some videos from YouTube of the Tropicana Train in operation before it was moved:

Train Memorabilia - Picture source:


In 2014 the Tropicana Laughlin donated indoor and outdoor railroad memorabilia from their property to the Las Vegas Railroad Society   See more pictures of this donation here.

Pictures of the Tropicana Train in Operation

Train outside the Tropicana Laughlin

Above photos source:

Train at the Tropicana in Laughlin

Photo Source:
This image was originally posted to Flickr by Rennett Stowe at


Perhaps in the near future visitors will be able to see or ride the old Ramada/Tropicana Express Train once again thanks to the donation of the Tropicana and the efforts of the Las Vegas Railroad Society.

If you had the opportunity to see or ride the train please share in the comments below.   If you have pictures you would like to share, feel free to contact us.  We would love to see them.

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