Christmas train rides in New England States

Christmas trains are rolling across New England this 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



Connecticut Trolley Museum – Connecticut Electric Railway Association

East Windsor, Connecticut

WinterFest and Tunnel of Lights Trolley

Friday, December 26 – Tuesday, December 30

Essex Steam Train – Valley Railroad

Essex, Connecticut

Santa Special Train

Monday, December 22 & Tuesday, December 23


Cape Cod Central Railroad

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

The Train to Christmas Town with Santa

Thursday, December 18 – Tuesday, December 23

Friday, December 26

Edaville USA

Carver, Massachusetts

Christmas Train & Christmas Festival of Lights

Friday, November 28 – Wednesday, December 24

Friday, December 26 – Thursday, January 1, 2015

Polar Express Train

Monday, December 22 – Wednesday, December 24

Monday, December 29 & Tuesday, December 30

Grafton & Upton Railroad (Edaville USA website)

Hopedale, Massachusetts

Polar Express Train

Friday, December 26 – Sunday, December 28

New Hampshire

Conway Scenic Railway

North Conway, New Hampshire

Santa's Holiday Express Train

Saturday, December 20 – Tuesday, December 23

Holiday Week Trains

Friday, December 26 – Friday, January 2






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