SALUTE TO VETERANS

The Wilmington & Western honors our military and their service to our country with a ceremony at Greenbank Station, followed by our Autumn Leaf Special train rides to Mt. Cuba (at 12:30 PM) and Hockessin (at 2:30 PM).

This event is powered by one of our antique steam locomotives.

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Reservations are not required to attend the ceremony,
but are RECOMMENDED for the Autumn Leaf Special train rides.
Reservation Policy

Veteran's Day Celebration
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SCHEDULE

EVENT DATE

Saturday, November 7


CEREMONY TIME

11:30 AM


DEPARTURE TIMES

12:30 & 2:30 PM

FARES

COACH SEATING (TO MT. CUBA)

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Adults:

$17

Seniors (60+):

$16

Children (2-12):

$15

Children (under 2):

FREE

COACH SEATING (TO HOCKESSIN)

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Adults:

$20

Seniors (60+):

$19

Children (2-12):

$18

Children (under 2):

FREE

OPEN-AIR SEATING

Choose our open-air car, and you'll enjoy wide-open windows and side-facing seats for a panoramic view of the scenery. This seating option cannot be purchased online. You can upgrade to this car when picking up or purchasing tickets at the station.

Add $1 to each of the above fares.

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

To Mt. Cuba:

$300

To Hockessin:

$375

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.

To Mt. Cuba:

$550

To Hockessin:

$625

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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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