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Welcome to the West Chester Railroad!

A tourist railroad along the beautiful Chester Creek Valley in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We offer a variety of nostalgic 90 minute train trips. Throughout the year, West Chester Railroad offers many different special events for our riders. Join in the fun!

Our railroad is 100% volunteer operated.

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:: Upcoming Events ::

Memorial Day Special
Sunday May 29
12 PM & 2 PM


Take a 90 minute round trip to Glen Mills and return on a peaceful Sunday afternoon while remembering those who have served our great country. Pack a lunch and enjoy it in our picnic grove!

New for 2016! Purchase lunch for you to enjoy on your trip. Each lunch includes your choice of ham & cheese, turkey & cheese hoagie or PB&J, your choice of beverage, chips, applesauce cup, and cookies. All lunches are made fresh and come packed in a reusable insulated lunch bag with the West Chester Railroad logo. Lunches can only be ordered online with your ticket purchase.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Summer Picnic Special
Every Sunday June 5 through Sept 18
12PM only


Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute round trip train ride on a warm summer afternoon. All trains make a 20 minute layover stop at the historic Glen Mills train station.

Purchase lunch to enjoy on your trip. Each lunch includes your choice of ham & cheese hoagies, turkey & cheese hoagies or PB&J, your choice of beverage, chips, applesauce cup, and cookies. All lunches are made fresh and come packed in a reusable insulated lunch bag with the West Chester Railroad logo. Lunches can only be ordered online with your ticket purchase.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.
West Chester History Train
Sat June 18
10AM


Back by popular demand! Have you ever wondered what it was like to ride the railroad during the 19th and early 20th century? Or how the surrounding communities and railroad stations appeared along the West Chester line? Come on board the West Chester Railroad for a train ride back into history about one of the earliest operating railroads in America.

Westtown Twp. historian David Walter, and West Chester University Professor Jim Jones will provide an interactive presentation with passengers and bring the scenic 8 miles of track alive with the area's rich history.

Special focal points along the railroad are Oakbourne Station, Westtown Station, Chesterbrook Farm (now Wiggin's Tree Farm), Cheyney Station, Locksley Station, and the final stop of Glen Mills.

The station at Glen Mills will be open with railroad related displays in the waiting room for all passengers to enjoy.

Adults - $18.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $16.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Father's Day Express
Sun June 19
12PM & 2PM


Take dad on a 90 minute round trip train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on his special day. During your brief layover in Glen Mills, you will be able to explore the historic Glen Mills train station as well as our picnic grove along the Chester Creek. All Dads ride for a special reduced fare!

New for 2016! Purchase lunch for you and dad to enjoy on your trip. Each lunch includes your choice of ham & cheese or a turkey & cheese hoagie, your choice of beverage, chips, applesauce cup, and cookies. All lunches are made fresh and come packed in a reusable insulated lunch bag with the West Chester Railroad logo. Buy your lunch and dad can get one for half price! Lunches can only be ordered online with your ticket purchase.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Dad (Special Rate) - $5.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.






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