Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

News

Utica, NY  –  (March 22, 2024) The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society, operator of the Adirondack Railroad, has received a generous grant from the John H. Emery Rail Heritage Trust to make renovations to one of its passenger cars. The $10,000 grant will support restoration of this classic railcar for service throughout the railroad’s entire route…

Read More »

March 27, 2024

Adirondack Railroad Helps Show Love on Mother’s Day

Utica, NY – The Adirondack Railroad is helping celebrate Mom when you board the Mother’s Day Special including a specialty brunch catered by Feast & Festivities by O’Conner’s and train rides on May 11th or May 12th. This one-of-a-kind experience is a three-hour round-trip ride on board an Adirondack Railroad vintage train from Utica’s Union…

Read More »

March 8, 2024

Adirondack Railroad Celebrates Spring with the Easter Bunny Express

Utica, NY – The Adirondack Railroad invites folks to hop aboard The Easter Bunny Express departing on March 29th and March 30th from Holland Patent Station. Passengers take a unique picturesque train ride and arrive at the historic Remsen Depot. At the Remsen depot, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt with special prizes, pictures…

Read More »

March 8, 2024

Adirondack Railroad again offering winter trains in 2024

Utica, NY – The railroad announced it is again offering unique getaways that chase away the winter blahs. Several hundred area residents and visitors enjoyed these adventures last year. Beginning January 20, 2024, the very popular Cabin Fever Train will leave Utica Union Station at 11 AM, travelling to Remsen and return by 2 PM….

Read More »

January 19, 2024

Adirondack Railroad Polar Express Ready to Roll in 2023

Utica, NY – The Adirondack Railroad brings to life one of the most beloved Christmas stories “The Polar Express” from November 17th through December 18, 2023. Families will put on their pajamas — yes, parents, too — and go to Utica’s Union Station to board “The Polar Express” for a magical and entertaining ride to…

Read More »

November 20, 2023

2024 Senior Class Students Receive Funding

Utica, NY – Senior class students in Tupper Lake High School and Adirondack Senior High School in Boonville, NY participated in Haunted Railbike activities during the just completed Halloween season that earned significant funding for planned class activities in the coming Spring. “This event was started in 2022 in Tupper Lake and was expanded this…

Read More »

November 15, 2023

Adirondack Railroad return to Tupper Lake

Utica, NY – Repairs to the railway from Old Forge to Tupper Lake following the major storms in August will allow a limited restart of passenger excursion services on Sunday October 22 and Sunday October 29, 2023. “The efforts to repair the extensive washouts at two locations have been extraordinary,” said Frank Kobliski, President, and…

Read More »

October 13, 2023

Adirondack Railroad returns to Old Forge

Utica, NY – Repairs to the railway from Utica to Old Forge following the major storms on August 8 were completed on August 16, restarting regular passenger excursion services as planned on August 17, 2023. “The efforts and collaboration from suppliers, our business partner New York State Department of Transportation, and staff and volunteers were…

Read More »

August 23, 2023

Adirondack Railroad Inaugurates “The Mountaineer” Train Service Between Old Forge / Thendara and Tupper Lake

Utica, NY  –  On Sunday, July 16, 2023 the Adirondack Railroad will begin regularly scheduled excursion passenger rail service from Old Forge / Thendara NY to Tupper Lake and return.  This addition complements the three scenic Tupper Lake rail ride opportunities already announced for 2023: The “High Peaks Limited”, operating from Utica to Tupper Lake…

Read More »

June 23, 2023

Adirondack Railroad “Beer and Wine” Trains

Utica, NY  –  Watch the scenic countryside roll by while sipping on the best wines and brews on the Adirondack Railroad Beer and Wine Train.  Travel north from the classic Utica Union Station to Remsen and return while enjoying live music, camaraderie, and a selection of quality drinks along the way.  This almost-three hour train…

Read More »

May 31, 2023

Adirondack Railbike Adventures – Your front seat to nature!®

Utica NY – The 2023 season opens in Old Forge, Thendara Station on Saturday May 13. The following day is Mother’s Day, and every mom qualifies for a flower and her ticket is reduced by 50 per cent. Adirondack Railbike Adventures offers our guests the opportunity to experience the natural scenic beauty of the Adirondack…

Read More »

April 7, 2023

Get Ready for the Magical Adirondack Railroad Polar Express Train Ride!

The “Polar Express” returns to the Adirondack Railroad for the 2023 Christmas season! Tickets for this magical one-of-a-kind train go on sale at midnight April 1st! Tickets do sell fast, so don’t delay, book yours today! The Polar Express will run from November 17th through December 18th, departing from Utica’s Union Station. Guests can look…

Read More »

March 28, 2023