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Hoosac Valley Train Rides


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3 Hoosac Street
Adams, MA 01220
United States

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Hoosac Valley Train Rides


(??.? miles from you)

3 Hoosac Street
Adams, MA 01220
United States


Treat Yourself

Quirky Fun

Night Time Fun

Authentic Local Experience

Good Value

Relaxing


Why You Should Go...

The Hoosac Valley Train Ride is a great experience for families, groups, and couples. Travel on a one-hour train trip across ten relaxing miles through the countryside. See vistas not visible from the roadway and

The authentic diesel Budd railcar used for this ride is from 1955 and was once in service for the Boston and Maine Railroad Company. Rail fans will appreciate the attention to detail while first-time riders will be awestruck by the authenticity of the clickety-clack. The accompanying gift shop has memorabilia of the BSRM experience and rail-related toys and products for children of all ages. Groups of 20 more are asked to call ahead. 

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Why You Should Go...

The Hoosac Valley Train Ride is a great experience for families, groups, and couples. Travel on a one-hour train trip across ten relaxing miles through the countryside. See vistas not visible from the roadway and experience the thrill and history of rail travel. The volunteer staff are knowledgeable, friendly and very anxious to share this railroad experience with visitors.

The authentic diesel Budd railcar used for this ride is from 1955 and was once in service for the Boston and Maine Railroad Company. Rail fans will appreciate the attention to detail while first-time riders will be awestruck by the authenticity of the clickety-clack. The accompanying gift shop has memorabilia of the BSRM experience and rail-related toys and products for children of all ages. Groups of 20 more are asked to call ahead. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Hours:

10:30am - 4:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

10:30am - 4:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Tickets are available on site the day of the ride, but buying tickets online in advance is encouraged, especially for Fall and Tinseliner events, which often sell out.

Crews dress in authentic railroad uniforms and are always ready for a photo op with passengers and their families.

There are bathrooms on site, but no bathrooms on board the train. No bathrooms are available during the train ride, which lasts approximately one hour.

Fun Facts

The Hoosac Valley Train Ride is owned and operated by the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum, which as been an all-volunteer non-profit organization since 1984.

Passengers will ride on a former Boston and Maine Railroad Budd Rail Diesel Car built in 1955.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation helped to fund and construct the railroad tracks that carry the train excursion as well as rail freight to local customers.

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Why You Should Go...

The Hoosac Valley Train Ride is a great experience for families, groups, and couples. Travel on a one-hour train trip across ten relaxing miles through the countryside. See vistas not visible from the roadway and experience the thrill and history of rail travel. The volunteer staff are knowledgeable, friendly and very anxious to share this railroad experience with visitors.

The authentic diesel Budd railcar used for this ride is from 1955 and was once in service for the Boston and Maine Railroad Company. Rail fans will appreciate the attention to detail while first-time riders will be awestruck by the authenticity of the clickety-clack. The accompanying gift shop has memorabilia of the BSRM experience and rail-related toys and products for children of all ages. Groups of 20 more are asked to call ahead. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Hours:
10:30am - 4:00pm
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10:30am - 4:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

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    15

  • Sun

    16

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  • Tinseler Trains with Santa Claus

    Saturday

    12:00 PM EST

    Hoosac Valley Train Rides

    Tinseler Trains with Santa Claus

    Hoosac Valley Train Rides

    Tinseler Trains with Santa Claus
    Enjoy a 1950s Christmas train ride with a visit from Santa. Trip includes a layover at the PopCares Tree Lot to pick up a tree for later, hot cocoa, and roasted marshmallows. Departures at 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM.

  • Mistletoe & Martini - Music Trains

    Saturday

    6:30 PM EST

    Hoosac Valley Train Rides

    Mistletoe & Martini - Music Trains

    Hoosac Valley Train Rides

    Mistletoe & Martini - Music Trains
    Enjoy a holiday version of the summer cabaret train with live holiday music by Sam and Ron, bring-your-own beverages, and snacks.

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EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Tickets are available on site the day of the ride, but buying tickets online in advance is encouraged, especially for Fall and Tinseliner events, which often sell out.

Crews dress in authentic railroad uniforms and are always ready for a photo op with passengers and their families.

There are bathrooms on site, but no bathrooms on board the train. No bathrooms are available during the train ride, which lasts approximately one hour.

Fun Facts

The Hoosac Valley Train Ride is owned and operated by the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum, which as been an all-volunteer non-profit organization since 1984.

Passengers will ride on a former Boston and Maine Railroad Budd Rail Diesel Car built in 1955.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation helped to fund and construct the railroad tracks that carry the train excursion as well as rail freight to local customers.

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