Friday, July 31, 2015

Kids Get Free Ice Cream This Weekend

Received the following via email from the Black River & Western Railroad, Flemington, NJ. 

Kids Get Free Ice Cream This Weekend
on the Black River & Western Railroad!

You heard that right! This weekend August 1-2, paid children on BR&W Summer Excursion trains will each receive one free ice cream treat!

Just purchase your regular-priced tickets at Flemington or Ringoes Station. Ice cream will be distributed at Ringoes Station. One free treat per child; additional ice cream is available for purchase.
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Caboose Trains - 2015

Saturday June 6, 2015 to Saturday August 22, 2015 Enjoy an evening train ride from Ringoes to Flemington and return in one of our historic cabooses! Cabooses from several railroads are available and include bay window, cupola, and wide-vision models.


Readin' Railroad Story Time - 2015
Saturday June 13, 2015 to Saturday August 15, 2015 Enjoy a round-trip excursion between Flemington and Ringoes, and a reading of a popular children's book. Kids can follow along with their own copy of the book! Reservations required. "A" tickets are Adult tickets (age 12+). "C" tickets are Child tickets (under age 12). Make sure you consider how many books you want when choosing which tickets to purchase. Only tickets that indicate "1 book" in their description include a book!


Candy Cane Limited - 2015
Saturday November 21, 2015 to Sunday December 20, 2015 Board this train at Flemington Station for a ride to Ringoes and return. On board the train, Santa, Mrs Claus, and their helper will greet all the kids, posing for photos upon request. All passengers receive a candy cane, and kids receive a small gift from Santa! Perfect for younger children that would have trouble waiting in line at the North Pole, or may be overwhelmed by an extended visit with Santa. This train does NOT include at stop at Ringoes or the "North Pole". Coaches are heated.

North Pole Express - 2015
Saturday November 21, 2015 to Sunday December 20, 2015 The North Pole Express offers an exciting train ride to North Pole Station to visit Santa & Mrs Claus! Enjoy refreshments, singing along with the elves, a chance to tell Santa your Christmas wish, and much more. This is a special experience the entire family won't forget. For complete details on this event please visit our website at

Victorian Christmas Special - 2015
Friday December 4, 2015 New for 2015, BR&W's Victorian Christmas Special features a more traditional faith-based Christmas celebration than our more secular Candy Cane Limited and North Pole Express. This unique event features live performances by Victorian Carolers from Act 1 Productions, a live nativity scene, a visit from Father Christmas, stories of the very first Christmas, and more! Your train departs from Flemington Station. Allow approximately two to two and a half hours for your entire trip. Coaches are heated.