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A century ago, trolley operators devised a way of increasing income by selling advertising space above the trolley's windows and doors. Years later, buses, subways and even railroad coaches would be built with advertising space incorporated into the design of the equipment, and the practice continues today on modern mass transit vehicles.

Our former Lackawanna Railroad commuter coaches feature advertising space immediately above the overhead luggage racks, and we now offer the opportunity to have your organization's ad seen by over 25,000 passengers each year. At the same time, you'll be supporting our mission of bringing 1930s branch-line railroading into the 21st century (albeit with slightly more modern advertising).

For just $300 per year, your organization or business will receive one 10½"x17" ad in each of our five coaches for the entire operating season. Your ad will be seen by over 25,000 passengers during some of our most popular events, including the Wild West Robbery, Autumn Leaf Special, Santa Claus Express and many others.

Plus, we make designing the ad easy with a pre-sized template, and you won't have to worry about getting the ad printed. We'll take care of everything (except designing the ad)!

Call our Business Office today at 302.998.1930 for more information.

We are grateful to the following advertisers who are currently supporting us:
Appleton Catering
Delaware Humane Association
Delaware Nature Society
Expressions Photography
Hagley Museum & Library
Riverfront Wilmington
True Value Hardware - Prices Corner
Wild Birds Unlimited - Hockessin
YOUR BUSINESS could be among this list - call us today to get started!
Boarding Location
2201 Newport Gap Pike
(Route 41 North)
Wilmington, DE 19808
1601 Railroad Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19808
Monday to Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Historic Red Clay Valley Inc.
P.O. Box 5787
Wilmington, DE 19808
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