Train Engineer for the Day

All aboard and become a Norfolk Southern Express engineer! Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of a top Virginia Zoo attraction.

As the Train Engineer of the Day, you will receive:

  • An honorary train engineer license
  • Five FREE train rides to use throughout the year
  • The opportunity work alongside the Norfolk Southern Express’ engineer as they conduct safety checks and morning maintenance
  • Train whistle blowing privileges for the morning’s first departure
  • Announcement of name over the PA system as Engineer for the Day
  • An engineer’s cap, bandana and train whistle
  • 15% discount on train-themed items at the Zoo Gift Shop
  • Recognition at the Beazley Foundation Train Station as the Engineer of the Day
  • A certificate as a reminder of your special day

Cost: $100 per engineer

Contact the Development Department at 757.441.2374 x222 to sign up or learn more. Gift certificates are available.