Weekends in Nov & Dec
Nov 26, Dec 3, 10 | 8AM
Our railroad is 100% run by volunteers. We're always looking for new volunteers!
All of our trains have now sold out. We can no longer transfer tickets to another date.
On the day of each event, we will have a waiting list available for walk up sales. The waiting list is first come, first serve. You may only be added to the waiting list in person on the day of the event. We do not accept waiting list inquiries over the phone or email. Being added to the waiting list does not guarantee seating, however we do our best to seat everyone on a space available basis.
Thank you very much for your cooperation.
Nov 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17
11AM, 1PM, 3PM, 5PM
*5PM trains not running Nov 18 & 19
All aboard Santa's Express! Join Santa for a 75 minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills and return. Santa will be visiting all passengers while on the train. Make sure you bring your holiday lists with you so Santa can check them twice!
Passengers will also enjoy the live entertainment while on board. Refreshments are available on board for purchase.
Adults - $35
Children (ages 2-12) - $25
Toddlers (9mo - 23mo) - $10
Under 9mo ride free!
Christmas Tree Train
Sun Nov 26
Sun Dec 3, 10
West Chester Railroad is again hosting it's popular Christmas Tree train this holiday season! We have partnered with Wiggins Tree Farm in West Chester, PA. The train will depart Market St station in West Chester, PA promptly at 8:00 AM. The train will arrive at Wiggins at approx 8:30 AM where passengers will disembark at the tree farm to go pick and cut down your Christmas tree (hand saws will be supplied). Once you've picked that perfect tree, it will be banded up, tagged, and placed on our flat car. At 9:45 AM, passengers will then board the train and be brought back to West Chester where your trees will be offloaded from the train. Don't miss this classic holiday tradition! Seating is very limited so please order soon! The trip is approximately 2 hours long.
Please note: Santa is NOT on board this train. He is only on board our "Santa's Express" trains. Christmas Trees are purchased separately and are priced at the discretion of Wiggins Tree Farm. Wiggins accepts only CASH or CHECK for tree purchases. Christmas Tree prices for 2023 are $80.
Adults - $30
Children (2-12) - $20
Under 2 ride free!
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. Join in the fun!
Our railroad is 100% volunteer operated.
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