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Dates of Operation 2019

Spring Season May 11-June 9:
Saturday – Sunday only & Memorial Day (May 27)

Summer Season June 15-August 25:
Daily

Fall Season August 30 – September 22:
Friday – Sunday only & Labor Day

Foliage Season September 27 – October 27:
Daily

 

2019 Departure Times (on dates of Operation 2019)

Steam Train & Riverboat Connection – 2.5 hours round trip
11:00 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m.

In addition, 3:30 pm departures available on Saturdays June 15-August 24 and 9:30 am departures Saturdays and Sundays October 12 – October 27

PLEASE NOTE: On SATURDAY and SUNDAY MAY 18 & 19 ONLY: 10am departure replaces the 11am departure. This 10am trip will go all the way to Haddam and is 3.5 hours round trip

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Steam Train Only (no Boat) – 1 hour round trip
11:00 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. / 3:30 p.m.

In addition, 9:30 am departures Saturdays and Sundays October 12 – October 27

PLEASE NOTE: On SATURDAY and SUNDAY MAY 18 & 19 ONLY: 10am departure replaces the 11am departure. This 10am trip will go all the way to Haddam and is 2 hours round trip

 

Fares

Steam Train &  Riverboat Combination

Adults: $30.00 / Seniors (65+): $27.00
Children (2 – 11) : $20.00
Infants (Under 2): Free

Steam Train Only
Adults: $20.00 / Seniors (65+): $18.00
Children (2 – 11): $10.00
Infants (Under 2): Free

Special and Extras
First Class Car: $12.00 per passenger
Open Car1: $7.00 per passenger
Caboose1: $5.00 per passenger

Important Info

  • Advance tickets available online
  • Day-of-trip tickets sold at Essex Station Ticket Window
  • Free parking!
  • All prices include tax
  • Additional 10% Senior Discount on Mondays
  • Fares do not include special event trains, such as Day Out with Thomas, North Pole Express, Dinner Train, etc.
  • Schedule, equipment and route are subject to change

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