Our Featured Excursions
Enjoy a four-course meal with gracious service in a grand setting. Board our richly restored 1920s-era dining car at the train station in Walkersville for 6 PM departure, and settle back and relax to fine dining throughout your leisurely two-hour train ride. We will return to the station at approximately 8 PM.
Rides last 1 hour and 10 minutes - Rain or Shine!
Father's Day Special
Celebrate Father's Day with a relaxing train ride! Rides last 1 hour and 10 minutes - Rain or Shine!
Hand on the Throttle
Treat yourself or the train enthusiast in your life to a unique "Hand on the Throttle" ride with one of our experienced engineers aboard a steam locomotive. Hand on the Throttle rides are approximately 30 minutes long. Must be 18+, posess a valid driver's license, wear closed-toe shoes, full-length pants/jeans and a long-sleeved shirt. We suggest eye and ear protection, gloves and a hat. Tickets are $125 for 30-minutes. Space is limited, and reservations are required.
Jesse James Day - Steam Train
Jesse and his gang are on the loose! Expect an Old West raid on the train (we'll supply the loot for the robbery). There will be the sound of gunfire!
Murder Mystery Dinner Train
Come enjoy an exciting Murder Mystery Dinner produced by professional actors from the Way Off Broadway acting troupe of Frederick, MD, and catered by The Carriage House, Emmitsburg, MD. Approximately 2 hours of interactive fun and delicious dining in our 1920s-era dining car. Train departs at 6pm; seating is limited and reservations are required.
Sensory Friendly Summertime Excursion
Sensory Friendly Summertime Excursions
This event is geared specifically for our Autism spectrum and sensory processing disorder friends in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Seating is not assigned, but can be chosen at your leisure in any of our two open air cars, two passenger cars and caboose (caboose available when not privately reserved). There will be the sound of the train whistle at crossings. Reservations are not required, but are available. The ride is 1 hour and 10 minutes, Rain or Shine. This sensory-friendly event is closed to the general public and exclusive to those on the autism spectrum and similar needs.
Steam returns to WSRR! Experience the exciting sights, smells and sounds of steam for three weekends beginning May 22nd! Ride behind a real, coal-fired steam locomotive. Be sure to have your camera ready for some memorable photos. We'll have two open flat cars behind the steamer, plus several enclosed cars and a caboose (caboose available when not privately reserved). Departures at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM each day. Note that you may not want to wear your Sunday best because the steam locomotive can shower a little coal dust and water at times. Daytime excursions (1 hour and 10 minutes)
Steam Train - Private Caboose
Come enjoy a 70-minute ride in our private red caboose at the tail-end of our train pulled by a steam engine! You will also be leading the train back to the station after we get to the end of the line. Private caboose rental includes fares for up to 15 guests. Caboose rentals are not handicap accessible.