2020 Schedule- To Be Anounced... updated 7-9-20
Due to the current health situation, we've decided to postpone the opening of the 2020 season. The safety of our riders and volunteers is very important to us and deep consideration has been given on the best course of action to take. We are currently looking at how best to move forward in order to run trains in October.
We are a non-profit and much of our budget comes from operating train rides on our scenic railroad. Please consider becoming a member or making a donation to help us continue our mission of preserving and restoring the Lorain & West Virginia Railway for others to enjoy. You can do so by printing out a membership form and mailing it to:
Lake Shore Railway Association
PO Box 3
Wellington, Ohio 44090
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
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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