Steamtown National Historic Site Autumn Train Schedule 

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Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) train rides continue this fall through November. The Steamtown NHS rail experience varies from short 30-minute trips exploring the park’s historic railroad yard to full-day trips into the Poconos.

Visitors are now able to purchase advance tickets online through for our fall excursions (Sep.-Nov.). Tickets for our short train rides, the “Scranton Limited,” “Nay Aug Limited,” or Caboose Experience, are not available for advance purchase online and must be purchased on-site at the Tickets & Information Kiosk, on the day of your visit. All ticket sales will be credit card only.

Now through Sunday, November 12th:
• Our short train rides will operate Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as staffing permits. Departure times are: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:15pm, and 2:30pm.
• Tickets are $6 for adults and kids over the age of 5; $1 for kids 5 and under. Tickets must be purchased on-site at the Tickets & Information Kiosk, the day of your visit. Tickets are valid all day on the date of purchase and may be used for multiple short train ride experiences.
• Seating availability is first come, first served. We recommend getting in line 15-20 minutes ahead of scheduled departure time.
• The “Scranton Limited” or “Nay Aug Limited” are not available on days we offer scheduled excursions. On excursion days, as staffing permits, the Caboose Experience will be offered.

2023 Autumn Excursions (Sep.-Nov.): Tickets now available for purchase online
• Saturday, September 2nd – Gouldsboro: Craft Show (11am-3pm)
• Saturday, September 23rd – Carbondale: Autumn Marketplace (9:30am-4pm)
• Saturday, October 7th – Tobyhanna: Fall Foliage, Ice House Tour (10:30am-3:30pm)
• Sunday, October 15th – Cresco: Leaf Peeper Excursion (11am-4:30pm)
• Saturday, October 28th – Gouldsboro: Ghoulsboro Halloween (11am-3pm)
• Friday, November 24th – Moscow: Holiday Express (9:30am-12:15pm)
• Friday, November 24th – Moscow: Holiday Express (1:30pm-4:15pm)
• Saturday, November 25th – Moscow: Holiday Express (9:30am-12:15pm)
• Saturday, November 25th – Moscow: Holiday Express (1:30pm-4:15pm)

• Train rides are subject to cancellation due to mechanical issues, inclement weather, or crew availability.
Located in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown NHS is open 9:00am to 5:00pm, daily. From Interstate-81 follow exit 185 (President Biden Expressway, formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway); then follow the brown and white signs to the park entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street (GPS: N 41.41, W 75.67). General park information is available by visiting the park website anytime.