AUTUMN EVENTS

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.



EXCURSION TRAINS

Our weekend excursion trains to Mt. Cuba, Ashland or Hockessin give you and your family a chance to slow down after a hectic week and spend some quality time together. And the best part is that you get to do it while surrounded by the natural beauty of the Red Clay Valley.

Mt. Cuba Meteor
Photo: Mike Ciosek

MT. CUBA METEOR

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy during the ½-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek.

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Hockessin Flyer
Photo: Andy Gwiazda

HOCKESSIN FLYER

Relax aboard our train as we take you on a 2½-hour round-trip ride along the entire length of our railroad to the town of Hockessin.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

If you're looking for something unique, why not try one of our many Special Event Trains? We have a variety of trains to choose from, including dinner trains, holiday-themed trains, plus good, old-fashioned family fun trains.

Autumn Leaf Special
Photo: Stephen Rogers

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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Brews On Board
Photo: Mike Ciosek

BREWS ON BOARD

Local craft brews are served aboard our train for your tasting pleasure on a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip through the valley. MUST BE 21+ TO RIDE.

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Halloween Express
Photo: Mike Ciosek

HALLOWEEN EXPRESS

A friendly witch rides the train and gives a special treat to all little ghosts and goblins. Passengers in costume ride for $10 on this 1-hour round-trip ride to Mt. Cuba.

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Hayride Express
Photo: Andy Gwiazda

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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Ice Queen Express
Photo: Sew Classy Princess Parties

ICE QUEEN EXPRESS  NEW FOR 2019!

Ride our train through the Red Clay Valley with the Ice Queen, her sister the Ice Princess, and their royal Ice Harvester.

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Piedmont Prospector
Photo: Mike Ciosek

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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Railway Day For MDA

RAILWAY DAY FOR MDA

Join us for an afternoon of train rides, food trucks, a beer garden and more as we support the Muscular Dystrophy Association and all they do to help those with muscle-debilitating diseases. ALL PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES GO TO MDA!

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Royal Blue Dinner Train

ROYAL BLUE DINNER TRAIN  NEW FOR 2019!

Ride and dine in elegance and style as you wind your way through the Red Clay Valley at sunset. Dinner includes appetizer, salad, entree, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages.

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Veteran's Day Celebration
Photo: Mike Ciosek

VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION

The Wilmington & Western honors our veterans and their service to our country with FREE train fares for all active and veteran military personnel.

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