HOCKESSIN FLYER

Relax aboard our train as we take you on a 2½-hour round-trip ride along the entire length of our line to the town of Hockessin (a 17-mile round-trip). You'll enjoy a ½-hour layover in downtown Hockessin to browse the local shops or grab a bite to eat.

Along the way, our train will closely follow the Red Clay Creek and travel through several large rock cuts (tunnels without a roof)! We'll take you through the backyards of several neighborhoods along our tracks, and up the steepest grade on the railroad as you enter downtown Hockessin. Learn more about what you'll see along the way and the history of the route you'll travel.

This event is powered by either our historic first-generation diesel locomotive or by one of our antique steam locomotives.

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
Reservation Policy

Hockessin Flyer
Photo: Tommy Gears

SCHEDULE


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COACH SEATING

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Adults:

$21

Seniors (60+):

$20

Children (2-12):

$19

Children (under 2):

FREE

CABOOSE RENTAL

Groups of 15-20 people can rent one of our red cabooses to have a private party aboard the train. Learn more about caboose rentals.

$375

PARLOR CAR RENTAL

Larger groups (between 20 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.

$625

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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