News Updates

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Day Out with Thomas: 2015 Dates Announced
April 18 / April 25-26 / May 2-3, 2015

We’re thrilled to welcome back Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends for The Celebration Tour 2015, coming to Essex Station for three big weekends in 2015: April 18, April 25-26, and May 2-3. Tickets are available online now.

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Santa Special Available Dec 22 & 23

Santa Special tickets are available for Mon, Dec 22 (11:30am/1:00pm/2:30pm departures) and Tues, Dec 23 (11:30am/1:00pm departures).  All other departures are sold out. Relax aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations.  Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin spread holiday cheer, Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child!

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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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