Christmas train rides in New England States

Christmas trains will be rolling across the New England States during the 2015 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

Saturday, December 26 – Wednesday, December 30

Telephone: +1 (860) 627-6540.

Essex, Connecticut
Essex Steam Train – Valley Railroad

North Pole Express Evening Train

Tuesday, December 15 – Wednesday, December 23

Saturday, December 26 – Tuesday, December 29

Santa Special Train

Wednesday, December 23

Telephone: +1 (800) 377-3987.

Thomaston, Connecticut
Naugatuck Railroad – Railroad Museum of New England

Northern Lights Limited Evening Train

Friday, December 18 – Tuesday, December 22

Day after Christmas Train

Sunday, December 26

Telephone: +1 (860) 283-7245.


Portland, Maine
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Polar Express Train

Friday, December 18 – Wednesday, December 23

Telephone: +1 (207) 828-0814.


Carver, Massachusetts
Edaville USA

Christmas Festival of Lights

Daily, November 20 – January 1, 2015

Polar Express Train

Mondays & Tuesdays, December 21 – 29

Telephone: +1 (508) 866-8190.

Hyannis, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Central Railroad

The Train to Christmas Town with Santa

Thursday, December 17 – Wednesday, December 23

Saturday, December 26

Telephone: +1 (888) 797-7245.

New Hampshire

Lincoln, New Hampshire
Hobo Railroad

Journey to the North Pole (hosted by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation)

Friday, December 18 – Tuesday, December 22

Telephone: +1 (603) 356-9980.

North Conway, New Hampshire
Conway Scenic Railway

Santa's Holiday Express Train

Saturday, December 19 – Wednesday, December 23

Holiday Week Trains

Saturday, December 26 – Friday, January 1

Telephone: +1 (800) 232-5251.






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