Schedules & Fares

2020 Train & Riverboat Excursion Operations

Saturdays July 18 – August 22


Departure Times

Saturdays July 18 – August 22 – 11:00 am

Steam Train & Riverboat Connection – 2.5 hours round trip


*July 18th also has 12:30 pm Steam Train & Riverboat Connection – 2.5 hours round trip


2020 Fares

Steam Train &  Riverboat Combination Coach Seating
Saturdays July 18 – August 22

$34.95 per person

Important Info

  • The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is following protocol based on State of Connecticut and CDC guidelines to keep our customers and employees safe.
  • You are required to wear a mask while on the property and unable to maintain 6 foot social distancing. You may lower your mask when seated on your excursion. Our crew will be wearing masks at all times.
  • Our buildings, including the gift shop and Trackside Cafe are closed to the public at this time. Public restrooms will remain open and be sanitized regularly.
  • The Becky Thatcher snack bar will only be serving non-alcoholic canned or bottled beverages.
  • Please wash your hands often and make frequent use of sanitization stations.
  • Our train cars and the Becky Thatcher riverboat will be regularly sanitized for customer and employee safety.
  • Always maintain a safe social distance from other guests.
  • If you are feeling ill, please be respectful and stay home.
July & August Reservations