Press Releases


Day Out with Thomas™: The READY, SET, GO TOUR 2016 is Pulling into Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for Thomas’ Biggest Year Ever!

Essex, CT (1/29/16) ─ Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to team up with him and his best friend Percy for a day of family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016. Children everywhere are invited to join Team Thomas when the #1 Engine and Percy… Read more »


Essex Steam Train’s Annual Eagle Flyer Swoops in President’s Day Weekend

ESSEX, Conn. (January 28, 2016) – The Essex Steam Train will operate its annual Eagle Flyer eco-excursion starting President’s Day Weekend, February 13-15, as well as 20-21, 2016. This unique journey through the Connecticut River Valley is a great way to enjoy fresh air and catch a glimpse of local wildlife with the whole family. Relieve your… Read more »


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Exhibit at Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show at The Big E

ESSEX, CT (January 12, 2016) – The enormous Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show will be held Saturday, Jan. 30 to Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E) in West Springfield, MA. Uniformed and costumed representatives of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, as well as the… Read more »

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