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Hop Aboard the Adirondack Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express Train

Hop on board the Easter Bunny Express April 15th and 16th and welcome Easter and the spring season! Travel round trip from the Holland Patent Station, along the base of the Adirondack Mountains, to the historic Remsen Depot. At the depot, hunt for Easter eggs and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. This round…

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March 17, 2022

Adirondack Railroad to Offer Specialty Train Experiences this Winter

If you’re looking to get out of the house this winter and do something fun and close to home, hop aboard the Adirondack Railroad on one of their featured train rides this winter.  The Cabin Fever Limited Train Experience: Roundtrip from Utica’s Union Station to the Remsen Depot where you’ll enjoy a warm fire, hot chocolate, and smores. Start time is 11 am and the duration is three hours. Dates are: January 23rd and 29th, February 6th and 20th, and March 26th. For tickets and more information, go to https://www.adirondackrr.com/cabin-fever-limited/ The Adirondack Valentine’s Day Dinner Train: A romantic dinner and train ride from Utica’s Union Station to the Remsen Depot. Enjoy a hand-crafted menu from local chef Patrick O’Connor, owner of Feast & Festivities by O’Connor’s. Includes one complementary drink. Train departs at 6 pm and arrives back at 8…

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January 12, 2022

Adirondack Railroad Polar Express

Put on your pajamas — yes, parents, too — and come to Utica’s Union Station to board “The Polar Express” for a magical and entertaining ride to the North Pole. Once again, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad is bringing to life one of the most beloved Christmas stories of the same name. Utica’s Polar Express is…

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September 28, 2021

A Unique Date Night on the Adirondack Railroad Train Beer & 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 Utica’s Union Station to Remsen Station, enjoying a selection of quality drinks along the way. This two and a half hour train tour from Utica is a great…

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August 12, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Train Beer & Wine Trains

Utica NY – Watch the scenic countryside roll by while sipping on the best wines and brews on this New York beer and wine train. Travel north from Utica’s Union Station to Remsen Station, enjoying a selection of quality drinks along the way. This almost three-hour train tour from Utica is a great way to…

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July 19, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Train Operations to Begin Again this Friday, July 2nd

It’s “all aboard” the Adirondack Railroad as train operations are set to begin again this Friday, July 2nd, after almost nineteen months of suspension due to Covid-19. Excursion trains from Thendara to Otter Lake will start on July 2nd, with trains from Utica to Thendara starting July 10th. On July 23rd, the railroad will start the much-anticipated Beer & Wine Train series featuring live music. The beer and wine trains will run thru mid-October. One of their most popular trains, the Polar Express, will be opening additional seats for all trips this holiday season. The Adirondack RR trains are also available for private charter service and group events. Contact our office (1-800-819-2291) for details and pricing or visit the website at www.adirondackrr.com. COVID compliance and mask wearing will follow regulations in place at that time. Since 1992, The Adirondack Railway…

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July 2, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Train Operations to Begin Again this July

The Adirondack Railroad announced today that train operations will begin again on July 2nd, after almost nineteen months of suspension due to Covid-19. “We’re so excited to announce our train service will finally be starting back up again in July,” said Bill Branson, president of the Adirondack Railroad Preservation Society (ARPS.) “We’ve received so many…

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June 10, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Construction Update on Rail Rehab to Tupper Lake

Today the Adirondack Railroad Preservation Society (ARPS) released its construction update on their rail rehabilitation project. The project requires over 84,000 tie replacements on track that has been out of service since 1981. Upon completion, it will expand train and railbike service north to Tupper Lake in 2022. So far, the railroad’s contractor, Tartaglia Railroad…

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June 7, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Creates Fundraiser for New Tupper Lake Locomotive

The Adirondack Railroad project is on track to expand train and railbike service north to Tupper Lake in 2022. However, the expansion creates a need for at least one more locomotive plus a high-rail truck to support operations. The president of the Adirondack Railroad Preservation Society (ARPS), Bill Branson said: “The funding for the state…

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May 5, 2021

Adirondack Railroad Expanding

The Adirondack Railroad is expanding service north to Tupper Lake. Upon completion of the rehabilitation, contractors will have installed over 90,000 new cross ties and will resurface the railroad between Snow Junction and Otter Lake. The project is expected to be completed by November 2021. This rehabilitation work has already begun toward the goal of…

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March 9, 2021