North Pole Express 2022 Sales FAQS


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Good for 1 child (under age of 18) and 1 adult for the 1-hour Train Excursion COACH SEATING  (USE DISCOUNT CODE: 2022 Museum Train) OR the 2.5 hour Train & Boat Excursion COACH SEATING (USE DISCOUNT CODE: 2022 Museum Boat) on Monday, Thursday or Fridays through September 5This promotion is NOT VALID for Saturday & Sunday Excursions.

Must be Connecticut residents and is limited to one promotion per family (household). Child and adult must check in at Essex Station Ticket Window on day of excursion with the adult showing a valid CT Id. Not valid for other excursions or group reservations. Not valid for First Class or 2 Adults. Reservations made for First Class Seating with the promotion discount code will be CANCELED. Reservations made using the discount code for two people over the age of 18 will be CANCELED. Reservation for this promotion can be made at under Train & Boat. After selecting a valid date and then departure time from the drop down menu and adding the total number of tickets of your reservation to your cart, click Check Out and enter the correct Discount Code from above in the Gift Card/ Discount Code Box.  You may also purchase on a first come first serve basis on the day of at the Essex Station Ticket Window or call 800-377-3987 for more information. A maximum number of promotions will be accepted for each of the valid operating days. Dates that have reached capacity and will no longer accept the promotion codes are: Monday July 4, 2022.

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The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the continual operation of our vintage steam and diesel locomotives and passenger coaches, as well as the operation & maintenance of the facilities and infrastructure that support these. We welcome visitors from throughout the state of Connecticut, the New England region and all over the world to ride our railroad, relax aboard our riverboat and visit our unique facilities.


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