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Great Pumpkin Express
October 20, 21, 27, 28 | 11AM , 1PM, 3PM
Fall Foliage Express
Weekends in Oct & Nov | 12PM & 2PM
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Summer Picnic Specials
Every Sun June 3 Sept 23
12PM only

Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on a warm summer afternoon. Pack a lunch or purchase lunch from our on board snack bar to have during our stop at the Glen Mills train station picnic grove.

You can also order a lunch online with your ticket purchase and your lunch will be ready for you. Each lunch includes your choice of a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, or a PB&J sandwich. It also includes a beverage, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag that you get to take home. Lunches can be ordered online with your ticket purchase during checkout.

Adults - $15.00
Children (2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Fall Foliage Express
Sun Sept 30
Sun Oct, 7, 14
Sat & Sun Nov 3, 4, 10, 11
12PM & 2PM

Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our heated train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return. All trains make a 20 minute stop at Glen Mills.

Adults - $15.00
Children (2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Great Pumpkin Express
Sat & Sun - Oct 20, 21, 27, 28
11AM , 1PM, 3PM

Get in the spirit for Halloween! Kids and parents are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes! Treats will be given to children during our short layover at the historic Glen Mills station. While at Glen Mills riders will be able to choose a small 6 inch pumpkin to take home! Riders of all ages will be able to enjoy the fall foliage along the Chester Creek Valley during the 90-minute journey to Glen Mills and back. Hot cider and other seasonal food is available for purchase in our on board snack bar. A fun event for the whole family to enjoy!

Adults - $25.00
Children (2-12) - $18.00
Toddlers (9mo-23mo) - $8.00


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Recent News

8/26/18
Tickets for our 2018 Santa's Express and Christmas Tree trains will be available for sale online in late October. Seats are available for all trains. The dates will be:

Santa's Express
Nov 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
11AM, 1PM, 3PM
Additional 5PM departures: Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23

Christmas Tree Train
Sun Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9
8AM only!


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The West Chester Railroad is a tourist railroad along the beautiful Chester Creek Valley in Pennsylvania. We are conveniently located 45 minutes outside Philadelphia. We offer a variety of nostalgic 90 minute train trips and special events throughout the year. Join in the fun!

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Winner of the 2018 Classic Towns "Best Family Activity!"
Phone: (610) 430-2233
230 E. Market St.
West Chester, PA 19380

West Chester Railroad, 2018