EVENTS & FARES

COVID-19 REOPENING ANNOUNCEMENT

UPDATED JUNE 28, 2020

The Wilmington & Western Railroad has reopened for our 2020 Season!

We want to thank all those serving on the front lines, so all health care workers who show proper ID will receive a complimentary ticket through September! We truly appreciate all that you're doing to help others during the pandemic.




COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY REQUIREMENTS


The safety of our passengers and staff is our highest priority.

Before you visit, please review our COVID-19 Reopening Plan which provides guidelines to which our passengers and staff must adhere.




CURRENT EXCURSION TRAINS

Yorklyn Limited
Photo: Dale Woodland

YORKLYN LIMITED

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride to the town of Yorklyn, DE, which was once home to the world's largest snuff mill.

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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

If you're looking for something unique, why not try one of our many Special Event Trains? We have a variety of trains to choose from, including character trains, holiday-themed trains, plus good, old-fashioned family fun trains. NOTE: Operation of these events will depend on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Autumn Leaf Special
Photo: Stephen Rogers

AUTUMN LEAF SPECIAL

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year in the Red Clay Valley.

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Halloween Express
Photo: Mike Ciosek

HALLOWEEN EXPRESS

A friendly witch rides the train and gives a special treat to all little ghosts and goblins. Passengers in costume ride for $10!.

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Hayride Express
Photo: Andy Gwiazda

HAYRIDE EXPRESS

Enjoy a 1-hour round-trip evening ride through the Red Clay Valley on an original railroad flatcar filled with hay and converted especially for hayrides.

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Holiday Lights Express
Photo: Don Richard

HOLIDAY LIGHTS EXPRESS

Enjoy a peaceful interlude at the end of the year with a 45-minute evening ride aboard our vintage train, which is covered in thousands of holiday lights.

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NEW FOR 2020!
Holiday Spirits Train

HOLIDAY SPIRITS TRAIN

Partake in a variety of holiday-themed cocktails and cookies aboard our festively-decorated train.

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Mt. Cuba Meteor
Photo: Mike Ciosek

MT. CUBA METEOR

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy during the ½-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek.

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Salute to Veterans
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SALUTE TO VETERANS

The Wilmington & Western honors our veterans and their service to our country with a morning ceremony at Greenbank Station.

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Santa Claus Express
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SANTA CLAUS EXPRESS

Bring the family and take a train ride with Santa! The Jolly Old Elf himself rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat.

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NEW FOR 2020!
Terror in the Train Yard

TERROR IN THE TRAIN YARD

Ride - if you dare - in the dark of night to our Marshallton Yard, where the undead spirits will be waiting for you in the shadows.

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NEW FOR 2020!
'Twas the Night Before Christmas & Sing-a-Long

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS & SING-A-LONG

Dress in your PJs and join us for an evening train ride while this classic Christmas story is read and participate in a holiday sing-a-long.

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