Press Releases


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat wins “Best Small Business in Tourism” award

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat wins “Best Small Business in Tourism” award through the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce  The Middlesex Chamber of Commerce will present the award at the Business-to-Business Expo on November 18, 2014.  (Middletown, CT) November 14, 2014— The Essex Steam Train is honored to receive the Small Business of the Year… Read more »


Essex Steam Train teams up with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

All Aboard: Essex Steam Train teams up with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for the Holidays, providing the best gift of all — quality healthcare. Media Contact: Monica Buchanan, Media & PR Manager Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (w) 860-837-5701 (c) 352-219-0860 MBuchanan@connecticutchildrens.org Essex Steam Train established a $25,000 matching gift fund, and invites train riders to… Read more »


Amtrak Exhibit Train to Visit Essex Steam Train

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2014 ATK-14-075 Amtrak Contact: Craig Schulz 212.630.6933 or Craig.Schulz@amtrak.com Essex Steam Train Contact: Casey Saunders 860.887.6882 (x503) or csaunders@mirandacreative.com Rolling museum features more than four decades of history Essex, Conn. – Powered by a custom-painted locomotive that pays tribute to America’s veterans, and showcasing the past, present and future of… Read more »

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