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100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-2852
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All reviews train ride the polar express delaware river corn maze gift shop steam engine school bus pumpkin patch great ride picnic area run by volunteers bounce house winery tour on line bring your own thomas santa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the “wine” train from Phillipsburg to the Villa Milagro winery. On the ride, we were entertained by Paul, a volunteer who shared information about trains and pointed out the area’s sights. It is clear that he loves what he does, and his engaging...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 2 days ago

1 1/2 hour 'out and back' trip along the Delaware River. Could be longer if you chose the 'corn maze' or 'Mine' stop. A nice day trip. Would have appreciated a better sound system and dialogue. It was cold, a better staging activity would be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They advertise it as a beautiful scenic 45 minute train ride along the Delaware river on an antique STEAM LOCOMOTIVE. While waiting for the train at the Lehigh Junction one of the workers told us what park of the platform to wait at for the...More

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ccotty, General Manager at Delaware River Railroad Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am sorry you are not happy. You must have missed the text on our ordering page. It 14 point font, highlighted in red it reads "For October we have added special train at 3:30 PM. This train will be a ONE WAY train...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been literally living along the Delaware River for the past 15 years and the river has become an integral part of my life. After many years, I decided to take the rail ride as a means of seeing the river from a slightly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids love the Polar Express and Easter Bunny train rides. We've done both for the past few years now. Last year my wife forgot her very expensive camera under her seat on train and the Phillipsburg Railroad staff recovered it and personally dropped it...More

Thank MIKE J
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

You have the nucleus for an even greater venue. We were disappointed the steam engine was not running which was unfortunate. I do hope you will be able to add more miles to your line I understand it is very expensive but it would add...More

1  Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were somewhat disappointed with this. The features listed said the train ride would be "a beautiful NARRATED ride.......". Although the volunteer person on the train was pleasant and friendly, this was NOT a narrated train ride. The winery had a single restroom (with NO...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great staff of volunteers. Very hard workers. But hardware is definitely going downhill with age and inadequate number of maintainers. Wine train below par due mainly to winery cooperation and bus scheduling. Corn maze/"mine" are over-priced embarrassments. Maze is poorly managed to prevent wild kids...More

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ccotty, General Manager at Delaware River Railroad Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

I would like to thank you for visiting us ,but, I would also like to comment on your post. The hardware as you mention, meaning the train I assume, is mechanically sound, and inspected by the federal railroad administration. We take great pride in the...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went here for Dino Days. Kid enjoyed themself, which is all that matters. However, if you don't get here first thing in the a.m., parking is - according to them - 850 feet up the street. But it is a lonnnng 850 up the street,...More

1  Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 6 August 2018

very very dissapointed not what was expected there was no dinosaurs to be seen all we saw was the river and houses on the train ride couldnt find one dinosaur very boring then the train stop for us to go for the fossels the short...More

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ccotty, General Manager at Delaware River Railroad Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

I am sorry you were not happy. On the 7 mile ride the were 14 backyards, the rest was river views and forest. You did not mention the spin art, temporary tattoos, bounce house, the dinosaur show with world famous paleontologists, Scott wagstaff the ventriloquist,...More

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LIM0M3
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Please visit our website on the top right there is a link for hotels we recommend.
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