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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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Memorial Day Special
Sun May 28
12 PM & 2 PM


Enjoy a 90 minute round trip to Glen Mills and return on a peaceful Sunday afternoon while remembering those who have served our great country. All veterans and active military members ride for a special reduced fare! Passengers will also enjoy live music onboard from Greg Wright and friends.

Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase at our on board snack bar. We kindly ask that military members please bring ID when your tickets are picked up at the ticket window.

You may also purchase a special picnic lunch with your ride. Each lunch includes either a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, drink, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag that you get to take home for only $12.00. Special price buy one, get one 1/2 price. Lunches must be ordered online with ticket purchase. Each hoagie is freshly made for you on the train.

Adults - $18.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Military (Special Rate) - $5.00
Under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.


West Chester History Train
Saturday June 3
10AM only


Join us for a 2 hour interactive guided train ride that will showcase the rich history our railroad has to offer. On board narration will be provided by West Chester Railroad Heritage Association treasurer and historian David Walter. The train will be making several short stops along our route where you will get a presentation about the history of that area.

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. Photo stops will be made along the way to give passengers a chance to disembark the train and take photos. This is an intimate trip and tickets are very limited.

You may also purchase a special picnic lunch with your ride. Each lunch includes either a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, beverage, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag that you get to take home, for only $12.00. If you would like to have a boxed lunch, it must be ordered online with ticket purchase. Each sandwich is freshly made for you on the train.

Adults - $20.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $15.00
Under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.


Father's Day Express
Sunday June 18
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!

Treat Dad to a special picnic lunch with your ride. Each lunch includes either a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, drink, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag that you get to take home for only $12.00. Special price buy one, get one 1/2 price for Dad. Lunches must be ordered online with ticket purchase. Each hoagie is freshly made for you on the train.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Dad - $5.00
Under 2 ride free!


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.


Summer Picnic Specials
Every Sunday June 4 Sept 17
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 are $12.00 for either the ham or turkey hoagies, or $10.00 with a PB&J sandwich. Each sandwich is freshly made for you on the train.

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


Read our Frequently Asked Questions section.



Boxed Lunches!
Available on all trains now through the summer!
You can order a boxed lunch when you purchase your tickets online. Sandwich choices are Ham, Turkey and PB&J. All lunches come with chips, fruit, drink, dessert and are made fresh. They also come in a special WCRR reusable lunch bag. Place your order during online checkout and lunch will be ready when you arrive at the railroad!

See each event for menu choices and prices!

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