All trains will be operating at their scheduled times on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  Please allow plenty of safe travel time to ensure that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled excursion. Any new updates will be posted throughout the day and customer care representatives will be available by phone.


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The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Your Adventure Awaits!

The Valley Railroad, which was founded in 1868, is a heritage railroad based in Connecticut.

It operates the Essex Steam Train and the Essex Clipper Dinner Train.

Santa Special Ticket information

Upcoming Events

Plan your trip! Click below to purchase tickets for available excursions.
Events listed in grey, are SOLD OUT.

Getting here

If you have specific questions regarding Essex Steam Train events, offerings and operations, contact us today!

1 Railroad Ave, Essex, CT 06426

860-767-0103 or 800-377-3987