Press Releases


Essex Steam Train Operations Begin Week of March 30, 2015

Interested parties invited to a Community Conversation on Safe Crossing Usage on Friday, March 27 (ESSEX, CT) March 11, 2015 – The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat wishes to inform residents along its route of tracks between Old Saybrook and Haddam that train operations will resume during the week of March 30, 2015. The Valley… Read more »


Day Out with Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015

For Immediate Release March 10, 2015 For more information, contact: On Site Contact: Robert Bell, bobbell40@comcast.net Local Media Contact: Maria Miranda, social@mirandacreative.com 860-887-6882 x 513 DAY OUT WITH THOMAS®: THE CELEBRATION TOUR 2015 IS PULLING INTO THE ESSEX STEAM TRAIN & RIVERBOAT FOR THOMAS’ BIGGEST YEAR EVER! JOIN THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE™ AND HIS BEST… Read more »


Essex Steam Train Donates More Than $32,000 to CCMC

Thanks to the Generosity of Dedicated Holiday Train Riders FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Monica Buchanan, Media and Public Relations Manager (860) 837-5701; mbuchanan@connecticutchildrens.org HARTFORD, Conn. – After yet another successful holiday season, Essex Steam Train isn’t finished spreading good cheer just yet. On Wednesday, Essex Steam Train donated $32,758.34 to Connecticut Children’s… Read more »