News Updates

All Aboard: Essex Steam Train teams up with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
September 2014

Essex Steam Train established a $25,000 matching gift fund, and invites train riders to double this gift by making a small donation when buying tickets to the popular North Pole Express or Santa Special.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train Coming to Essex Station
August 23-24, 2014

Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, August 23-24 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. We’re thrilled to welcome this mobile museum for its only Connecticut visit in 2014.

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Passengers from the Past
August 2014

August is history month at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat as we welcome Mark Twain, William and Helen Gillette, and Jay Gatsby and Roaring ’20s characters, our special Passengers from the Past!

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