Friday, May 10, 2013

The 2013 Delaware River Railroad Excursions Season Starts on May 4th!

Received the following via email.

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions - Tickets for all 2013 trips are now on sale*
I can't believe it's here already! Our 2013 season starts in just two weeks.

The River Train ( our scenic train ride along the river), The Mine Train ( to the site of the Ol' Susquehanna gem Stone Mine, and the Wine Train all start on the 4th of May!

Tickets are also on sale for A Day Out With Thomas in July!

This year we are proud to announce a great new trip, The Dinosaur Train! As many of our trips sell out fast please don't miss out. We cant wait to see you on the railroad!

To buy tickets for the River Train:
River Train Tickets
and for the Warren County Winery Train
Winery Train Tickets

Chris Cotty
V.P & G.M.
The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

* Polar Express Tickets Go On Sale August 1st

A Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine™ . Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out With Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family and introduce a new generation to the timeless excitement of railroading.

The train pulled by Thomas leaves every hour on the hour, 10 am to 5 pm.

You may also ride the River Train along the scenic Delaware River to Pinchers Point, New Jersey ( an hour and fifteen minute round trip). For an added adventure take theRiver Train to the Ol' Susquehanna Mine , enjoy the animated Mine Shaft Explosion, History and learn how to pan for Gem Stones that you can take home!.

The trips pulled by Thomas take you along the beautiful Delaware River to North Carpentersville New Jersey, a 25 minute ride.

The River Train pulled by our STEAM locomotive #142 follows the same route journeying further along the river to Edingers with a brief stop at the "Old Susquehanna" gem stone mine. At the mine you may get off , visit the mine and learn how to pan for gems. Each passenger receives a bag of mine tiling's , a brief history of the mine and use of the sluice to prospect for their very own gem stones they can bring home!

You may also purchase tickets the day of the event for all trains although we advise that you purchase your tickets in advance.

Trains to and from the mine depart every hour. Stay at the mine as little as an hour or as long as you like!

Experience the exploding mine shaft tour-- its a hoot!


A Day Out With Thomas Tickets

The Dinosaur Train

August 17,18,24,25

Roar...take a ride back to the Jurassic Period on the Dinosaur Train™!

Patterned after the hit PBS Television cartoon series, families take an adventurous ride to the Nature Trackers Activity Area where they explore, play and learn about life science, natural history and dinosaurs. Guests will meet their favorite T-rex, Buddy, find real fossils and dig for dinosaur bones! There is also music, giant dinosaurs and merchandise!
Dinosaur Train Tickets

The Warren County Winery Train

Enjoy a beautiful journey along the scenic Delaware River behind New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive.

Visit to one of New Jersey's most beautiful Wineries. The train will take you to the end of our line where you will board a bus for the short trip to the winery which is located in Finesville, New Jersey

The Warren County Winery Train is operated by the Delaware River Railroad Excursions located in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. We are a Non-profit, 501 (c) 3 corporation and staffed almost entirely by volunteers.

Winery Train Tickets

About The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

The New York Susquehanna & Western Technical & Historical Society Inc., the operators of the Delaware River Railroad Excursions was formed in the fall of 1988 by several longtime observers of the railroad who felt that there was a need for an organization to preserve the history of the "Susquehanna, its ancestor corporations and the rich railroading history of New Jersey.

Since that time, the Society has grown to over 550 members from 30 states, Canada and New Zealand. The society is incorporated in the state of New Jersey as a non-profit educational organization. It is also recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization, as defined in section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, New Jersey 08865