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Summer on the Wilmington & Western
SUMMER ON THE WILMINGTON & WESTERN
Pack your picnic basket and escape
the city heat by riding our train to the
Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Or celebrate
the 4th of July with a train ride and
fireworks show. Trains depart the station
every weekend (as well as Fridays in July
and August), so there are plenty of opportunities
to take the kids on a scenic train ride they won't
soon forget!
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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Hockessin Express
HOCKESSIN FLYER

Relax aboard our train as we take you on a 2½-hour round-trip ride along the entire length of our line to the town of Hockessin, Delaware. You'll enjoy a 30-minute layover in Hockessin to browse the local shops or grab a bite to eat.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
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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Father's Day
FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

Treat Dad to a ride aboard our train as you travel to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Dad will get to ride for half-fare!
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Fireworks Express
FIREWORKS EXPRESS

Park at our Greenbank Station and our train will take you directly into Hockessin for the July 4th Fireworks - it's a fun, family event at an affordable price.
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Great Train Robbery
GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY

Our most anticipated family-friendly summer event returns as an all-new wild west adventure - totally rewritten, revised and reworked.
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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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Railroading Summer Day Camp
RAILROADING SUMMER DAY CAMP

Have your 9- through 13-year-old spend the day with us learning about the fascinating world of railroading.
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School & Day Camp Trains
SCHOOL & DAY CAMP TRAINS

The story of the railroad and its impact on life in the Red Clay Valley is told to the young railroaders aboard for this leisurely train ride. This event is also open to all.
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SummerFest
SUMMER FOOD FEST

Celebrate summer on the Wilmington & Western with three trips to Mt. Cuba and lots of summer food and fun!
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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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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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