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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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March 28, 2023

Adirondack Railbike Adventures Hiring for the 2023 Season

Utica, NY – Adirondack Railbike Adventures is hiring for the 2023 Season. Team members will work directly with passengers to provide safety information about railbike operations, collect tickets, assist in getting customers on and off the railbike, and pedal a bike out and back to guide other riders. During the July and August months, team members…

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March 28, 2023

Adirondack Railbike Adventures Releases New Brand

Utica, NY – Adirondack Railbike Adventures announced a new brand campaign, including a new logo, slogan, and brand identity, reflecting the company’s growth as a major tourism destination in the Adirondacks.  The new slogan, “Your front seat to nature!” reflects how guests  experience the natural scenic beauty of the Adirondack mountains, lakes, and streams up close…

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March 21, 2023

Adirondack Railroad Again Offering Winter Trains in 2023

Utica, NY – The Adirondack Railroad announced it is again offering unique trips that chase away the winter blahs. Many hundreds of area residents and visitors enjoyed these adventures last year. Beginning January 22, 2023, the very popular Cabin Fever Train will leave Utica Union Station at 11 AM, travelling to Remsen and return by…

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January 13, 2023

Media Invited to Attend ADK Railroad Milestone Departure from Utica to Tupper Lake on October 16th

The Adirondack Railroad is inviting the media to attend the departure from the Utica Train Station to Tupper Lake this Sunday, October 16th, 2022. This is a special event for both the Utica and Tupper Lake communities and the volunteers and staff of the Adirondack RR who have worked for the past 30 years to…

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October 12, 2022

Adirondack Railroad Inaugural Train Ride to Tupper Lake

Utica, NY – For the First time since 1981, the Adirondack Railroad will run from Thendara Station to Tupper Lake. On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, a special train left Thendara Station near Old Forge at 11:00 AM, to travel on the recently completed reconstruction of the New York State-owned trackage. 2022 is the 130th anniversary…

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September 13, 2022

Adirondack Railroad Holding Auditions for Polar Express Actors and Singers

Utica, NY – Auditions and Rehearsals for the upcoming Polar Express Train Ride will be held at Utica Union Station on August 19th at 10am & August 20th at 4pm. To book your audition time submit a resume by email with the subject line “Polar Express Audition” to e[email protected] Rehearsals will be two to three…

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August 17, 2022

Adirondack Summer Dinner Train Series Begins July 26th

Utica, NY –The Adirondack Railroad is bringing back on Tuesday, July 26th the popular dinner train series that began during the winter months. The train departs Utica’s Union Station, traveling to the station in Remsen and back. The other two dates in the series are August 16th and September 20th. The three-hour round-trip features a…

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July 21, 2022