First Section of Track Re-opened on the Alexauken Division
BR&W Trains To Head South From Ringoes!
BR&W is pleased to announce
that several of our 2016 trains and events will be extended to feature a
trip over the first portion of the Alexauken Division to be returned to
service. These will be the first scheduled passenger trains to head
south from Ringoes since 1997!
The railroad has been reopened
to Mile Post 6 along Garboski Road, allowing selected excursion trains
to continue their journey approximately 1 mile south past Ringoes
So when can you catch the first train south? On Saturdays
this Summer, we are tentatively planning on extending the last train of
the day to include a trip one mile south of Ringoes! Details will be
announced on our website this spring.
crews are continuing towards Bowne Station, 2.5 miles south of Ringoes.
There, we will establish a new station, platform, and picnic area to
support service to WoodsEdge Farm!
WoodsEdge Farm is a gorgeous family farm deep in rural Hunterdon
County. Our friends at WoodsEdge own and operate this vertically
integrated fiber farm that is home to huacaya and suri alpacas, suri
llamas and Tibetian yak. The WoodsEdge herds are housed in 4 livestock
barns and rotationally graze 28 pastures. The Event Barn is filled with
years of trophies and ribbons won by WoodsEdge breeding stock and is
home of the WoodsEdge Farm Store featuring products made from
hypo-allergenic alpaca & llama.
BR&W service to this new station will include
Scheduled trains featuring tours of the farm and shopping at the farm store.
Charters for parties, weddings, and other functions.