SANTA CLAUS EXPRESS

Why stand in line at the mall and wait to see Santa, when you can ride our train and have Santa come to you? The Jolly Old Elf rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this 1½-hour round-trip to Ashland.


Due to State of Delaware requirements, we must maintain fresh airflow through the train. Although the train will be heated, doors and windows on the train will be open for our November and December excursions. As a result, we encourage you to dress warmly (or in layers) for this excursion. We apologize for the inconvenience, but this will ensure we can operate in accordance with state requirements.


RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
Reservation Policy

THIS EVENT HAS ASSIGNED SEATING
Seating Policy

Santa Claus Express
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SCHEDULE


There are no more dates for this event this year.
See you next year!

FARES

COACH SEATING

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Adults:

$21

Seniors (60+):

$20

Children (2-12):

$19

Children (under 2):

FREE

CABOOSE RENTAL

Groups of 20-25 people can rent one of our red cabooses to have a private party aboard the train. Santa will visit with your group during the trip. Learn more about caboose rentals

$350

PARLOR CAR RENTAL

Larger groups (between 25 and 40 people) can rent our Parlor Car to have a private party aboard the train. The Parlor Car is a larger space with plenty of room to set up food and beverages for your party. Santa will visit with your group during the trip.
Learn more about renting the Parlor Car.

$600

All trains operate rain or shine. The railroad reserves the right to substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand and to make modifications to the schedule without prior notice. We have limited accessibility for handicapped persons. All buildings have wheelchair ramps and we have a wheelchair lift to board the train at Greenbank Station. However, there is no wheelchair lift available at any of our stops, including the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove and Hockessin. Train doorways are only 24-inches wide and there is limited space for wheelchair storage on the train.

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