Saturday, March 11, 2017



Brrr it sure doesnt feel like Easter is coming!
But, it sure is!
Sont miss out of the Easter Bunny Train Ride & Easter Egg Hunt!
Phillipsburg,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) February 22, 2017
Ride the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train. Your ride will wind along the scenic Delaware River leaving from the Historic District of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The train will travel along the river to Carpentersville and our destination will be the site of the historic Lime Kilns. In front of the 150 year old Lime kilns is a beautiful little glade filled with Easter eggs! Once we arrive you can get off the train, take a picture with Mr. Bunny and the children can grab their baskets and gather a few Easter eggs! On the train enjoy our banjo playing Hobo and a Juggler! Your ticket purchase helps support the Delaware River Railroad Excursions, a non-profit 501 c (3) corporation. Our "living museum" is completely operated by volunteers with the purpose of educating the public about our rich transportation heritage while providing family entertainment. Trips run on: April 8,9 & 15th 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm Prices: Adults $18.00, Children $11.00, Infants $4.00

Thomas Comes In July!

JULY 7,8,9,14,15,16,
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 the River 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!
The Delaware River Railroad Excursions is operated by the New York Susquehanna & Western Technical & Historical Society Inc, a 501 c (3) non profit corporation.
 We are operated entirely by volunteers.

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions, 99 Elizabeth Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865