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Autumn on the Wilmington & Western
AUTUMN ON THE WILMINGTON & WESTERN
The color and beauty of the Red
Clay Valley come alive before your
eyes from your seat on our vintage
train. Enjoy the popular Autumn Leaf
Special or Halloween Express, or take an
evening excursion aboard our Murder
Mystery Train or Hayride Express. No matter
which event you choose, be sure to bring your
camera to capture all the color and fun of a scenic
Autumn train ride.
Photo: Mike Ciosek

Mt. Cuba Express
MT. CUBA METEOR

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Autumn Leaf Special
AUTUMN LEAF SPECIAL

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year in the Red Clay Valley.
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Back Burner Ride-To-Dine Dinner Train
BACK BURNER RIDE-TO-DINE DINNER TRAIN

Break-up the workweek by riding our vintage railcar to the Back Burner Restaurant, located adjacent to our tracks in Hockessin, Del.
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Brews on Board
BREWS ON BOARD

Local breweries serve up their finest craft beers on a leisurely ride through the valley. MUST BE 21+ TO RIDE.
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Civil War Skirmish Weekend
CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH WEEKEND

Travel with troops for a 2¼-hour round-trip train ride to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces.
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Escape the Train
ESCAPE THE TRAIN

Join us for a night of fun aboard our train as you solve puzzles and clues with your fellow passengers.
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Halloween Express
HALLOWEEN EXPRESS

A friendly witch rides the train and gives a special treat to all little ghosts and goblins. Children in costume ride for half-fare on this 1-hour round-trip ride to Mt. Cuba.
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Hayride Express
HAYRIDE EXPRESS

Enjoy a 1-hour round-trip evening ride through the Red Clay Valley on an original railroad flatcar filled with hay and converted especially for hayrides.
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Murder on the Red Clay Express
MURDER ON THE RED CLAY EXPRESS

Join us for a family-friendly murder mystery aboard our historic train. Desserts, water and sodas will be provided during the 2½-hour round-trip.
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Piedmont Prospector
PIEDMONT PROSPECTOR

Explore the geologic history of the Delaware Appalachian Piedmont, which contains rock dating from 440 million back to 1.2 billion years ago.
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Rare Mileage Dinner Train
RARE MILEAGE DINNER TRAIN

Ride to the very end of our tracks at Valley Road in Hockessin aboard our once-a-year reservation-only dinner train.
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Twilight Special
TWILIGHT SPECIAL

Take a ride on the Wilmington & Western during the last light of day and experience the Red Clay Valley at twilight.
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Veteran's Day Celebration
VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION

The Wilmington & Western honors our veterans and their service to our country with discounted train fares for all active and veteran military personnel.
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GREENBANK STATION
Boarding Location
2201 Newport Gap Pike
(Route 41 North)
Wilmington, DE 19808
BUSINESS OFFICE
1601 Railroad Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19808
302.998.1930
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MAILING ADDRESS
Historic Red Clay Valley Inc.
P.O. Box 5787
Wilmington, DE 19808
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