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Black River & Western Railroad-Flemington, NJ

Cape May Holiday Lights Trolley Ride- Cape May, NJ  http://www.capemaymac.org/holidaylightstrolleyride.html

  • Holiday Lights Trolley Ride-Ride through Cape May’s Historic District to see festively decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and play Christmas music. Rides last about 30 minutes.
    Adults, $12; Children (ages 3-12) $10
  • Purchase tickets at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street, where tour begins, or at the Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St. at the Carriage House or the Hill House Office. CLICK HERE for Information Booth and Carriage House hours of operation. Hill House is open daily, 9am-5pm (except most winter weekends, when it’s open Saturdays only 9am-2:30pm).
  • For information or advance tickets, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278

Delaware River Railroad Excursions- The Polar Express in Phillipsburg, New Jersey is sure to become an annual holiday tradition for the whole family. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride and join in on the magic of Christmas.http://www.877trainride.com/polarexpress.htm

  • The Polar Express 2015
    Nov. 28, 29, Dec. 5,6,12,13,19,20,
    Fares
    Adult $37.00
    Child $28.00 (ages 3 to 12)
    Lap Sitter $5.00 ( 2 and under- no child carriers allowed- child must sit in your lap)
    Our trips leave 2:00 PM 4:00 PM 6:00PM & 8:00 PM on Sat and 2:00PM 4:00PM and 6:00PM on Sunday!
    Feel free to wear your pajamas

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad-New Hope, PA   https://www.newhoperailroad.com/tickets/index.cfm?pgfn=excursion_list&template_ID=0&DateDetail=2015-11-21

  • Saturday November 21, 2015
    Depart Time Name Coach First Class* Open Air
    11:00 AM North Pole Express Buy Now Buy Now Not Available
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Pine Creek Railroad-Farmingdale, NJ  http://njmt.org/specials.htm

The Christmas Express with Santa Claus!

  • November 27, 28 & 29
    December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20
    Fare: $6.00
  • A Holiday Tradition for over 30 years! Santa rides the Christmas Express and talks to all the children. Trains leave every half hour from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Christmas Express Nights with Santa Claus!

  • December 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
    Fare: $6.00
  • A Holiday Tradition for over 30 years and a sellout every year! So popular that we’ve added more trains to the schedule! Santa rides the Christmas Express and talks to all the children in the evenings. Trains leave every half hour from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Strasburg Railroad-Strasburg, PA http://www.strasburgrailroad.com/christmas-trains/

  • The Night Before Christmas Train
    This very unique and special train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve.
    Available Dates: November 27, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 4, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 11, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 18, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    Boarding times are half hour before departure times
    Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
  • Christmas Tree Train
    Ride aboard the Christmas Tree Train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a fresh-cut Frasier or Douglas Fir and have the tree delivered by steam on a flatcar back to the station.
    Available Dates: December 5, 2015
    Adult (12+): $17.00 Child (0-11): $1.00
    Cash and Credit Cards are accepted. No checks please. Santa is not on this train or at Leaman Place Grove. Our train cars are not handicap accessible. Please contact us in advance if you will need assistance boarding the train.
  • Santa’s Paradise Express
    Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back.
    November 27, 2015November 28, 2015November 29, 2015December 5, 2015December 6, 2015December 12, 2015December 13, 2015December 19, 2015December 20, 2015
    Multiple train departure times each day, beginning at 11 am.
    Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
    Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times
  • Christmas Feast: Celebrate the magic of the season by dining on our holiday train. Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner complete with all the trimmings. A gift you’re sure to savor. Please plan to arrive no later than the boarding time in order to enjoy the full experience.Available Dates:
    November 27, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 4, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 11, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    December 18, 2015 (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7 p.m.)
    Tickets: Adult (12+): $52.00 Child (3-11): $31.00 Toddler (0-3): $13.00

West Chester Railroad-West Chester, PA  http://westchesterrr.net

  • Santa’s Express
    November 27, 28, 29
    Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
    11AM, 1PM, 3PM
    Additional 5PM departures on 12, 13, 19, 20
  • All aboard Santa’s Express! Join Santa for a 90 minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap inside the station. Remember your cameras! Upon return to West Chester, all passengers receive treats from Santa!
  • Passengers will also enjoy the live music of Greg Wright and friends singing all of your favorite Christmas songs. They take requests so don’t be shy!
  • Adults – $22.00, Children (ages 2-12) – $16.00 , Toddlers (9mo – 23mo) – $6.00

 

Whipping Railway Museum-Whippany, NJ   http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.net/eventstickets/santa-claus-special

  • (10% handling fee applies to online orders)
  • Santa Claus Special
    November 29, 2015 (Sunday) 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
    December 5, 2015 (Saturday) 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
    December 6, 2015 (Sunday) 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
    December 12, 2015 (Saturday) 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
    December 13, 2015 (Sunday) 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM

Wilmington and Western Railroad http://www.wwrr.com/events/holiday-lights.aspx

  • HOLIDAY LIGHTS EXPRESS
    Enjoy a peaceful interlude at the end of the year with a 45-minute evening ride aboard our heated 1929 Pennsylvania Railroad “Doodlebug” railcar (which is covered with thousands of holiday lights). Many of our trackside neighbors decorate their homes and yards for our passengers to enjoy. NOTE: This excursion does not feature a visit from Santa Claus. Santa and his elves visit children only on the Santa Claus Express.
  • EVENT SCHEDULE
    All dates listed are for December 2015:
    DATE:/DEPARTURE TIMES:
    11 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    12 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    13 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
    14 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
    15 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
    16 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
    17 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
    18 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    19 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    20 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    21 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    22 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    23 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    26 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    27 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    28 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    29 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    30 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m.
    RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
    COACH SEATING: Adults: $12 HRCV Members save $2 on each ticket.
    Seniors (60+): $11, Children (2-12): $10, Children (under 2): FREE
  • 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 himself 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.
  • This event is powered by one of our antique steam locomotives.
  • DEPARTURE DATES: Saturdays & Sundays between Thanksgiving & Christmas
  • DEPARTURE TIMES:12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
    RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
    COACH SEATING: Adults: $18 HRCV Members save $2 on each ticket.
    Seniors (60+): $17, Children (2-12): $16, Children (under 2): FREE
  • CABOOSE RENTAL:
    Rental: $300
    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.
    Click here for more information on caboose rentals.
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