Santa Express

November 30 - December 22

The Santa Express is the earlier train, where parents and children alike are able to hop on board for the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus. As the trains travels through the cold winter wilderness, passengers will be able to visit with Santa and play with his Elves. Each child will also get a special gift from Santa’s own toy bag.

This service is scheduled early at noon (limited days) and 2:15 p.m. most days other services are running.

First class service amenities include:

  • Seating in the 1891 Rutland combine car with plush seating (limited to 30 reserved seats) seasonally decorated inside and out
  • Longer visits with each child by Santa
  • Visit by Santa with hand delivered gifts
  • Hot chocolate service in special travel mugs
  • Elf leads sing along to Christmas carols
  • Visit with Mrs. Claus and the elves
  • Gift bag with additional information and goodies

We ask that no outside food or drink be brought on board due to the historic nature of the car.

Coach Service:

  • Comfortable seating in our regular excursion coaches seasonally decorated inside and out
  • Visit by Santa with hand delivered gifts
  • Elf leads sing along to Christmas carols
  • Visit with Mrs. Claus and the elves

Location:

Railroad Museum of New England
242 East Main St.
Thomaston, CT 06787
United States

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