Christmas train rides in New England States

Christmas trains will be rolling across the New England States during the 2016 holiday season. Catch a Santa Train or ride a specialty Christmas train at a railroad near you.

Key to holiday icons

Train ride includes visit with Santa

Official Polar Express train ride

Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.

Holiday illuminations

Christmas shopping excursion

New Year's party or dinner train


East Windsor, Connecticut
Connecticut Trolley Museum – Connecticut Electric Railway Association

WinterFest and Tunnel of Lights Trolley

Friday, December 23

Monday, December 26 – Friday, December 30

Telephone: +1 (860) 627-6540.

Thomaston, Connecticut
Naugatuck Railroad – Railroad Museum of New England

Northern Lights Limited

Friday, December 23

Telephone: +1 (860) 283-7245.


Carver, Massachusetts
Edaville USA

Christmas Festival of Lights

Daily, through January 1, 2017 (No trains Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day).

Telephone: +1 (508) 866-8190.

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Central Railroad

Polar Express Train Rides

Wednesday, December 14 – Friday, December 23

Telephone: +1 (888) 797-7245.

New Hampshire

Lincoln, New Hampshire
Believe in Books Literacy Foundation

Journey to the North Pole

Thursday, December 22 & Friday, December 23

Telephone: +1 (603) 356-9980.

North Conway, New Hampshire
Conway Scenic Railway

Santa's Holiday Express Train

Saturday, December 17 – Friday, December 23

Holiday Week Trains

Monday, December 26 – Sunday, January 1

Telephone: +1 (800) 232-5251.

Rhode Island

Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Blackstone Valley Tourist Council – Providence & Worcester Railroad

Polar Express Train

Friday, December 23

Book Tickets Online

Telephone: +1 (401) 495-1213.






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