News Updates


Essex Steam Train Donates More than $32,000 to CCMC
January 23, 2015

After yet another successful holiday season, Essex Steam Train isn’t finished spreading good cheer just yet. On Wednesday, Essex Steam Train donated $32,758.34 to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  The donation was the result of a joint fundraiser between patrons who purchased tickets to ride the North Pole Express and Santa Special last year.

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Eagle Flyer: A Connecticut River Eco-Excursion
February 14-16, 2015

Join us Presidents’ Day weekend for a special winter excursion to observe eagles and other Connecticut River wintertime fauna. 11:00 am and 2:00 pm departures, Saturday through Monday. Tickets on sale January 7, 2015.

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Day Out with Thomas: Tickets Now on Sale
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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