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Mother's Day Express
Sun May 13
12PM & 2PM

Take mom on a 90 minute round trip train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on her special day. During your brief layover in Glen Mills, you will be able to explore the historic Glen Mills train station as well as our picnic grove along the Chester Creek. All Moms ride for a special reduced fare!

You can also purchase lunch for you and mom to enjoy on your trip. Each lunch includes your choice of ham & cheese or a turkey & cheese hoagie, your choice of beverage, chips, applesauce cup, and cookies. All of this comes packed in a reusable insulated lunch bag with the West Chester Railroad logo. Buy your lunch and mom can get one for half price! Lunches can be ordered online with your ticket purchase during checkout.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Mom (Special Rate) - $5.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


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Memorial Day Special
Sunday May 27
12 PM

Take a 90 minute round trip to Glen Mills and return on a peaceful Sunday afternoon while remembering those who have served our great country. All veterans and active military members ride for a special reduced fare.

Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase at our on board snack bar.

Adults - $15.00
Children (2-12) - $13.00
Veteran or Military (Special Rate) - $5.00
Under 2 ride free!


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West Chester History Train
Sun June 3
12PM

Back by popular demand! Have you ever wondered what it was like to ride the railroad during the 19th and early 20th century or how the surrounding communities and railroad stations appeared along the line? Come aboard the West Chester Railroad for a 2 hour train ride back into history about one of the earliest operating railroads in America. WCRHA historian David Walter will provide an interactive presentation with passengers and bring the scenic 8 miles of track alive with the area's rich history. Special focal points along the railroad are Oakbourne Station, Westtown Station, Chesterbrook Farm (now Wiggin's Tree Farm), Cheyney Station, Locksley Station, and the final stop of Glen Mills. The station at Glen Mills will be open with railroad related displays in the waiting room for all passengers to enjoy. Tickets are limited for this event!

Adults - $20.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $18.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


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Summer Picnic Specials
Every Sun June 3 Sept 23
12PM only

Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on a warm summer afternoon. Pack a lunch or purchase lunch from our on board snack bar to have during our stop at the Glen Mills train station picnic grove.

You can also order a lunch online with your ticket purchase and your lunch will be ready for you. Each lunch includes your choice of a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese hoagie, or a PB&J sandwich. It also includes a beverage, bag of chips, applesauce cup, and cookies, all in a souvenir lunch bag that you get to take home. Lunches can be ordered online with your ticket purchase during checkout.

Adults - $15.00
Children (2-12) - $13.00
Under 2 ride free!


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Fathers's Day Express
Sun June 17
12PM & 2PM

Take dad on a 90 minute round trip train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on his special day. During your brief layover in Glen Mills, you will be able to explore the historic Glen Mills train station as well as our picnic grove along the Chester Creek. All Dads ride for a special reduced fare!

You can also purchase lunch for you and dad to enjoy on your trip. Each lunch includes your choice of ham & cheese or a turkey & cheese hoagie, your choice of beverage, chips, applesauce cup, and cookies. All of this comes packed in a reusable insulated lunch bag with the West Chester Railroad logo. Buy your lunch and dad can get one for half price! Lunches can be ordered online with your ticket purchase during checkout.

Adults - $15.00
Children (ages 2-12) - $13.00
Dad (Special Rate) - $5.00
Toddlers under 2 ride free!


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The West Chester Railroad is a tourist railroad along the beautiful Chester Creek Valley in Pennsylvania. We are conveniently located 45 minutes outside Philadelphia. We offer a variety of nostalgic 90 minute train trips and special events throughout the year.
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