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Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

North Platte, NE
+1 308-532-9920
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Not Just For Train Enthusiast!

If you get the chance to do a tour of Bailey Yard I highly recommend that you do. Kids especially... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
Marcella H
North Platte, Nebraska
It's railroad nervania!!

It's the best railfaning site in the usa! You get a birds eye view of what the railroad is all... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2015
Greg G
Monticello, Illinois
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“bailey yard” (37 reviews)
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North Platte, NE
+1 308-532-9920
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

If you get the chance to do a tour of Bailey Yard I highly recommend that you do. Kids especially will wonder at being up close and personal with the trains.This actually is a very large operation and you get to see everything in moition....More

4  Thank Marcella H
Reviewed 5 December 2015

It's the best railfaning site in the usa! You get a birds eye view of what the railroad is all about!!

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 3 December 2015

This is a fascinating and educational place to visit, you get to learn a lot about trains and the Yard. Good photo opportunities.

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Getting to see how a rail yard really works makes this stop worthwhile. It helps to be a bit of a railroad buff, though I'm not a huge RR guy (nor is my spouse) and we both found it while.

1  Thank SSwnto
Reviewed 16 October 2015

i went because tourist attractions are limited. I was pleasantly surprised at how interesting the visit turned out to be. One video was about the North Platte Canteen that met every train that passed through during WWII. 2-3000 soldiers/day! To go up the tower the...More

Thank JEF419
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If you love all things trains, this place is a MUST STOP on your travels. View the yard from the tower where you'll be joined by retired railroad experts sharing countless stories. Ask any question and you're likely to get an answer within a story.

Thank RomanceWriter
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Who would have thought that the world's largest train station is in the middle of nowhere in Nebraska? This was an excellent break from road tripping! It is quite a drive off of the main highway- and with construction along the main road it was...More

3  Thank MNMamaChristie
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

If you like trains you have got to see this place hundreds and hundreds of trains in the yard! The tower is wonderful too, great views and photo opportunity. They constantly run videos of the day to day operations of the yard and some amazing...More

2  Thank uncoD
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

WOW! Trains and more trains! Spend the money and head for the Golden Spike for a better view and more pictures. Also...don't miss Cody Park with more trains on display.

Thank WisconsinChippy
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This place is so huge it is almost beyond belief. Be sure to go up in the tower since that is the only way possible to see it all. Good idea to take your binoculars.

Thank jolyblonde
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Response from Rick D | Reviewed this property |
I think there is an Avis in Mccook
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Response from texdawg89 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, there is an elevator to both observation decks.