The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad gave members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fresno County a ride in a special VIP train car.
For some kids, Wednesday's ride was their very first train ride.
The railroad company usually carries freight instead of passengers.
Lena Kent with BNSF Railroads said, "This train is really special. We're not a passenger company, we operate freight trains, so these are special cars that we use for various events and we've brought them here to Fresno today."
Along with the train ride, a check for $10,000 was presented to the Boys and Girls Clubs.
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