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Info for Santa Train 2020

This information  may change as conditions change.

This page will be updated as required. 

Last updated on 12-4-20


Our annual Santa Train is scheduled to run on November 27 & 28 and December

5  & 6 and 12 & 13.  The train will leave our station at 1, 3, 5,  and 7 P.M. on Fridays and Saturdays.  On Sundays, the train will leave at 1,3, and 5 P.M.

Safety is our number one concern as we work to bring you our annual Santa train in 2020.  If you've rode this train before, please keep in mind that you will notice some changes from years past.

Tickets will only be sold online.  Those tickets will be available for pickup at the office in the station 15-30 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart.  Everyone needs one of these tickets to board the train.

We have implemented a number of changes from years past to meet the challenges of 2020, and wanted to let you know what to expect this season.

  • *Train car capacities have been reduced by over 66% to leave six feet spacing between bench seats. We will be utilizing two train cars, instead of one to allow for further social distancing.

  • *We will not be offering any food or drink at the station this year. The station will only be used for picking up tickets and boarding the train.

  • *We've moved train departure times farther apart to give volunteers an extra hour to sanitize each train car between runs.

Here is the operating procedure and requirements for this year:

  • *The state of Ohio is under a mandatory mask order in public places. To enter, you must have a facial covering that covers your mouth and nose or you will not be allowed to enter

  • *Maintain 6 Ft. Social Distancing

  • *Send one person to ticket office to pick up tickets. Enter through door marked “Tickets.” After picking up tickets leave through door marked “Exit.”

  • *Wait outside or in your vehicle until train is ready to be boarded. Boarding will begin 15-20 minutes before scheduled departure. Line up to board train at door marked “Board Train”

  • *Follow directions from railroad staff on where to sit.

  • *Please avoid touching windows or other unnecessary surfaces

  • *Wait to leave train until directed to do so. Leave through door marked “Exit”

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work diligently to try and bring joy to your families this holiday season!**

With the limited seating all tickets much be purchased ahead of time,  

  • All children under 12 receive a reindeer bell

  • Train rides will last approximately 35-45 minutes. (Length of ride may vary depending on a number of conditions)

  • The train will travel a maximum of 1.5 miles north, then back up to the station where we departed from, for a  round trip of about 3 miles.

  • Adult tickets are $18

  • Children tickets are $14 (All children under 12 require a ticket)

  • Infant ticket (children under 2) are $5

  • Senior tickets are $14 (60 and over)

  • Tickets are only good for the date and time on the ticket

  • Train runs regardless of weather, so please adequate time to arrive before scheduled departure (we recommend arriving at least 15-30 minutes early)

  • Trains leave from our station at 46485 State Route 18, Wellington, Ohio 44090

  • If the train ride has to be canceled for any reason, refunds will be made as soon as possible

  • Tickets can be purchased online.  We use a third party to handle these tickets sales, and they charge a convenience fee.