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2019 Schedule-                                                      updated 8-30-19

  • Tickets for events will go on sale 30-60 days before the event

  • All Trains run rain or shine

  • Please give yourself ample time to arrive as the train leaves at the stated time.  We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the train is scheduled to depart 

  • Please verify that you are purchasing the right ticket, for the right date and time, as we have a no refund policy

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

  • ALL passengers need a ticket regardless of age

  • ALL tickets must be picked up at the station office, printed tickets can not be used to board train

  • Due to the historical nature of our equipment, we are currently not handicap accessible 

  • If there are circumstances beyond our control that would cause us to cancel an event, we will try to give you as much notice as we can, and refund your money

First three weekends in October-5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20 "Fall Foliage Tours"  The perfect way to spend an hour or two on a Saturday or Sunday in October.    The train leaves our station at 1:30 P.M.  and travels approximately 4.5 north from Wellington to Pittsfield Twp., then runs in reverse back to Wellington for a 9-10 mile round trip.  Tickets are available at the station, on the days that we operate.   Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for all children under 12.  The group ticket rate is $60 for 4-6 people.

October "L&WV Pumpkin Patch Limited" Sunday, October 6 and Saturday October 12  Passengers will embark on a Journey deep into the woods of southern Lorain county, on their quest for the perfect pumpkin.  The train will leave at 3:30 P.M and travel 2-3 miles.  On the return trip, the train will stop at the L&WV pumpkin patch.  Passengers will disembark the train in the woods, and pick the pumpkin that they would like to take home with them.  The pumpkin price is included in the train ticket.  We will then get back on the train for the return trip to Wellington.  The entire trip is estimated to be between 1 and 1 1/2 hours long.  Tickets are $16 for Adults and $14 for all children under 12- Rain or shine, be sure to dress for the weather

October 18 "Wine on Rails" Our popular summer wine train returns for the fall!  Enjoy tasting a variety of wines  as we travel leisurely, through southern Lorain county.  The ride lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.  The train will leave our station at 7:00 P.M. 

Must be 21 years of age.  $35 for the all inclusive ticket and $25 for the "non-drinker" ticket (no alcohol)

October 19 "Sweetest day Train" Similar to our popular "Wine on Rails" trains, but with a twist... chocolate!  Enjoy a variety of wines and receive a sampling of chocolates.  The ride lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours. The train will leave our station at 6:00 P.M. 

Must be 21 years of age.  $35 for the all inclusive ticket and $25 for the "non-drinker" ticket (no alcohol)

November 29 & 30 and December 6  & 7 and 13, 14 & 15 "Santa Train" We're excited to have Santa visit us, again this year.  Enjoy complimentary, warm hot chocolate in our vintage railway station, which is decorated for the season, then board the train for a short ride and a chance to visit Santa.  The train will leave our station at 6 and 7 P.M. on Fridays and 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 P.M. on Saturdays.  On Sunday December 15, the train will leave at 1,2,3, and 4 P.M. (Seniors are 60+, all children require a ticket regardless of age) Ride lasts approximately 50 minutes and goes approximately 1.5 miles, then backs up

If you have a group, event, or classroom that would like to book a special train, please contact us, and we'll see if we can accommodate you!  We offer special rates where you can rent the entire car for you birthday, wedding, or field trip.  Please keep in mind we are 100% staffed by volunteers, operate with vintage equipment, and at the moment, not handicap accessible, but we will make every attempt to make it happen for you!

Photos courtesy of Zagg Studios, Fred Stuckmann Photography, and Frank Walko

Please keep in mind we are 100% staffed by volunteers and operate with vintage equipment.  If for reasons beyond our control we have to cancel an event, you will be refunded the cost of your ticket or will be able to exchange it for another time.

Use of the open car is based on our discretion.  Weather and staffing play a role in whether or not it is used.


In 2019, due to current rail conditions, all rides are a maximum of 5 miles, one way, (10 miles round-trip.)  The rides that are shorter, are stated so, on this schedule.  Some rides are based on time, and are so noted in the ride description.    

Due to the vintage nature of our equipment and building, we are currently NOT handicap accessible.  We will, however make every effort possible to accommodate everyone.


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