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Dates of Operation 2018

Spring Season May 12-June 10:
Saturday – Sunday only & Memorial Day

Summer Season June 16-August 26:
Daily

Fall Season September 1 – September 23:
Friday – Sunday only & Labor Day

Foliage Season September 28 – October 21:
Daily

 

Departure Times

Steam Train & Riverboat Connection -SOLD OUT FOR 2018 SEASON
11:00 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m.

Also at 9:30 am October 20 &21
Total trip approximately 2.5 hours

SATURDAY and SUNDAY MAY 19 & 20 ONLY: 10am departure replaces the 11am departure. This 10am trip will go all the way to Haddam and is 3.5 hours round trip

Steam Train Only – Available first Come first serve at Essex Station Ticket Window for October
9:30 am / 11:00 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. / 3:30 p.m.
Total trip approximately 1 hour

SATURDAY and SUNDAY MAY 19 &20 ONLY: 10am departure replaces the 11am departure. This 10am trip will go all the way to Haddam and is 2 hours round trip

*Saturdays June 16-August 25 Only:
3:30 p.m. Steam Train & Riverboat Connection
also available

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