AUTUMN LEAF SPECIAL

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends and select weekdays, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove where you can enjoy a ½-hour layover to enjoy a picnic lunch in our secluded grove along the banks of the Red Clay Creek. Bring your camera and behold the best that the Red Clay Valley has to offer.

Due to a summer tornado that ripped through northern Delaware and caused several washouts on the western portion of our line, we are not able to offer Autumn Leaf Express excursions to Hockessin this year. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and look forward to returning to Hockessin in 2021!

This event is powered by one of our historic first-generation diesel locomotives.

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Autumn Leaf Special
Photo: Stephen Rogers

SCHEDULE

DEPARTURE DATES

October 10, 11, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25 & 28
November 1, 7 & 8


DEPARTURE TIMES

12:30 & 2:30 PM

FARES

COACH SEATING

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Adults:

$17

Seniors (60+):

$16

Children (2-12):

$15

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. Learn more about caboose rentals

$300

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. Learn more about renting the Parlor Car.

$550

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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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