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Autumn on the Wilmington & Western
Santa Claus Express
Santa Claus Express
Ride our festively decorated heated train with Jolly Old St. Nick as he greets passengers, poses for pictures, and gives every child a chocolate treat.

ALL ABOARD FOR OUR 48TH SEASON!

The route of the original Wilmington & Western was laid out in the early 1870s, and soon after, men and machines went to work moving goods and passengers along the Red Clay Valley.

Since 1966, the modern-day Wilmington & Western has moved hundreds of thousands of kids (both young and old) along this same route. We have become one of the East Coast's premier scenic tourist railroads, and our passengers come for romantic evenings, holiday celebrations, or a relaxing afternoon train ride
with family and friends.

We have a seat waiting for you, and from that seat, you'll see the past as never
before. History will come alive, senses will be excited, and a forgotten era
will be re-lived (and we think you'll have a little fun along the way)!

So get on the right track and join us for our 48th season of good,
old-fashioned family fun in Delaware's historic Red Clay Valley!
FEATURED VIDEO
Watch our segment from the popular PBS series Great Scenic Railway Journeys.

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We are grateful to the following businesses for their support as Corporate Members:

Robert C. Peoples Inc.

Town Hair Salon

Jacobs Engineering

John Steel Roofing

Tri-State Battery

GREENBANK STATION
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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