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Soldiers & Trains
Sun October 20 | 12PM & 2:30PM
Great Pumpkin Express
October 26 & 27 | 11AM, 1PM, 3PM
Fall Foliage Express
Sept, Oct, & Nov | 12PM & 2PM
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Summer Picnic Specials
Every Sunday June 2 Sept 22
12PM only

Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on a warm summer afternoon. Pack a lunch or purchase lunch from our on board snack bar to have during our stop at the Glen Mills train station picnic grove.

You can also order a lunch online with your ticket purchase and your lunch will be ready for you. Each lunch includes your choice of a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, or a PB&J sandwich. It also includes a beverage, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Soldiers and Trains - SPECIAL EVENT
Sun Oct 20
12PM & 2:30PM

Ride our vintage train to Glen Mills, PA where you can see reenactors showcasing soldiers in uniform from World War II. Take a closer look at the different types of guns and equipment and how it evolved. A fun and informative trip. The trip is approximately 2 hours in length.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Fall Foliage Express
Sun Sept 29
Oct 6, 13
Nov 2, 3, 9, 10
12PM & 2PM

Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Great Pumpkin Express
Sat & Sun Oct 26 & 27
11AM, 1PM, 3PM

Join us for a Fall train ride and get ready for Halloween. Kids and parents are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes! Treats will be given to children during our short layover at the historic Glen Mills station. While at Glen Mills riders will be able to choose a small 6 inch pumpkin to take home! Riders of all ages will be able to enjoy the fall foliage along the Chester Creek Valley during the 90-minute journey to Glen Mills and back. A fun event for the whole family to enjoy!

Adults - $25.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $18.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Recent News
Santa's Express dates:
Nov 23, 24, 29, 30
Dec 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
*Tickets go on sale in November

Christmas Tree Train dates:
Dec 1, 8, 15
*Tickets go on sale in November

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The West Chester Railroad is a tourist railroad along the beautiful Chester Creek Valley in Pennsylvania. We are conveniently located 45 minutes outside Philadelphia. We offer a variety of nostalgic 90 minute train trips and special events throughout the year. Join in the fun!

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Winner of the 2018 Classic Towns "Best Family Activity!"
Phone: (610) 430-2233
230 E. Market St.
West Chester, PA 19380

West Chester Railroad, 2019