SUMMER EVENTS

EXCURSION TRAINS

Our weekend excursion trains to Mt. Cuba, Ashland or Hockessin give you and your family a chance to slow down after a hectic week and spend some quality time together. And the best part? You get to do it while surrounded by the natural beauty of the Red Clay Valley.

Mt. Cuba Meteor
Photo: Mike Ciosek

MT. CUBA METEOR

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy during the ½-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek.

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Hockessin Flyer
Photo: Jeff Hammaker

HOCKESSIN FLYER

Relax aboard our train as we take you on a 2½-hour round-trip ride along the entire length of our railroad to the town of Hockessin.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

If you're looking for something unique, why not try one of our many Special Event Trains? We have a variety of trains to choose from, including character trains, holiday-themed trains, plus good, old-fashioned family fun trains.

NEW FOR 2021!
Dog Days of Summer

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Meet adoptable pets at Greenbank Station before your train ride to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.

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Father's Day Special
Photo: Andy Gwiazda

FATHER'S DAY SPECIAL

Dads love trains, so bring him out for a ride behind our historic steam locomotive. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy with Dad at our picnic grove.

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Fireworks Express
Photo: Oren B. Helbok

FIREWORKS EXPRESS

Park at our Greenbank Station and our train will take you directly into Hockessin for the July 4th Fireworks - it's a fun, family event at an affordable price.

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Princess Express
Photo: Sew Classy Princess Parties

PRINCESS EXPRESS

This year’s special guests include the Little Mermaid and her Prince, the Island Princess, Princess Beauty and Princess Aurora!

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Railroading Summer Camp
Photo: Mike Ciosek

RAILROADING SUMMER CAMP

Enroll your 9- through 13-year-old in our one-day Railroading Summer Camp where they'll learn about the fascinating world of railroading.

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School & Day Camp Trains
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SCHOOL & DAY CAMP TRAINS

The story of the railroad and its impact on life in the Red Clay Valley is told to the young railroaders aboard for this leisurely train ride. This event is also open to all.

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Superhero Express
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SUPERHERO EXPRESS

Your favorite comic book heroes jump straight off the page and onto our train to ride the rails with you. All are invited to dress in their favorite superhero costume!

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