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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 ::

Santa's Express
November 27, 28, 29
Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
11AM, 1PM, 3PM
Additional 5PM departures on 12, 13, 19, 20

All aboard Santa's Express! Join Santa for a 90 minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa's lap inside the station. Remember your cameras! Upon return to West Chester, all passengers receive treats from Santa! Our on board snack car will have hot dogs, hot chocolate and other drinks, and various snacks and candy for sale.

Passengers will also enjoy the live music of Greg Wright and friends singing all of your favorite Christmas songs. They take requests so don't be shy!

Adults - $22.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $16.00
Toddlers (9mo 23mo) - $6.00

Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Christmas Tree Train
Sun Nov 29
Dec 6, 13
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

West Chester Railroad is again hosting it's popular Christmas Tree train this holiday season! We have partnered with Wiggins Tree Farm in West Chester, PA. The train will depart Market St station in West Chester, PA promptly at 8:00 AM. Once on board, passengers will enjoy complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts. The train will arrive at Wiggins at approx 8:30 AM where passengers will disembark at the tree farm to go pick and cut your Christmas tree down. Wiggins Tree Farm will assist you in cutting and transporting your tree back to the train. They will also bag and tag it. Your tree will then be placed onto our flat car, which will be in tow on our train. At 9:45 AM, passengers will then board the train and be brought back to West Chester where you will be assisted in off loading your Christmas trees. Don't miss this new spin on a classic holiday tradition! Seating is very limited so please order soon! Visit www.wigginschristmastrees.com for additional information about the tree farm. All trees have the special price of $40 for all Tree Train ticket holders. Fresh, hot egg and cheese muffin sandwiches with bacon or sausage will also be available for purchase.

Please note: Santa will NOT be on board this train. He is only on board our "Santa's Express" trains. Christmas Trees are purchased separately and are priced at the discretion of Wiggin's Tree Farm. Wiggins accepts only CASH or CHECK for tree purchases. West Chester Railroad will have help on hand to load trees on to your car, but it is your responsibility to make sure trees are secured for transportation.

Adults - $19.00
Children (2-12) - $14.00
Under 2 ride free!

Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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