I just received an email from Bob McNeil about this special excursion that is taking place. Here are the details:
“Wabash Special” excursion ride on the Columbia Star Dinner Train 
Sunday November, 4th 2012. 
Board Train @ COLT Transload facility.
6501  North Brown Station Rd. Columbia, MO  65202
Be there by 1:30pm.  Ride will be 2 1/2 – 3 hrs.
Cost will be $33 per ticket, this includes tax.
 Young children riding on laps are free, (please only one per paying ticket.)
There is NO food served, however beverage bar will be available at extra cost.
Rare opportunity to enjoy a ride up the COLT RR Branch line with other railfans.
Marty Paten – Local Historian will be riding to share history of Railroad.
Please make reservations by Saturday October 27th
Seating is Limited, first come first served.
Please Do Not Call the Columbia Star Dinner Train for Tickets or information.
Reservations or information may be obtained by: 
or by phone – David Ackerman # 573-817-5683
Those sending checks in the mail must be postmarked by October 27th.
There will be no refunds after October the 27th.
   Send Cash, or Checks payable to “Columbia Star Dinner Train”  to:
Wabash Special Excursion
c/o Matthew Sabath
7404  N Wishing Well Dr
Columbia, MO  65202