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Address: 250 E. Market St., West Chester, PA 19380
Phone Number: 610-430-2233
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Description: Traces the history of the railroad in Pennsylvania.

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Easter bunny train

We were impressed by this bunny train. There was banjo music my kids really enjoyed and of course plenty of visits from the bunny who made his way through the train two or three... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Getzyduo
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Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We were impressed by this bunny train. There was banjo music my kids really enjoyed and of course plenty of visits from the bunny who made his way through the train two or three times.

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a good time visiting with us. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Box car does this trip a couple of times a year. They serve their own brew for the trip. Music and food at Glen Mills for a couple of hours and a ride back to a West Chester. There was Mango Ginger Ale, an IPA and a Brown ale served the whole time. It's about 3 hours total.

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Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Had a wonderful time this afternoon on the Santa Express!! This is the perfect train experience for young children as it is no too long and they are entertained the whole way with a sing a long and Santa visiting all the cars. The snack car had hot dogs, pretzels, hot chocolate and a few other things all very reasonably... More 

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

We're glad to see that you had an enjoyable time on our Santa Express train, and hope to see you on a future visit to our railroad. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Santa Express ride is a fun and enjoyable. There are Santa and entertainment from the volunteers during the ride.

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again! More 

Odiham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The whole family had a great time on the Pumkin train, lots of fun both on the train and at the haunted house. A really good day out thank you.

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

We are glad you had a great time, and hope to see you again. More 

West Chester, PA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This railroad is owned and operated by several train enthusiasts who happen to enjoy quite a large scale hobby! I happen to know Skip, one of the owners, who knows more about trains than anyone I know. We have had our faculty holiday party aboard the train, taken our family on the Santa Express, and taken the train to locate... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Went on my annual Easter Bunny trip with my Granddaughters and this time my girl friend's daughters and grandkids. Always fun and only 90 mins trip. 30 mins to Glen Mills train station, 30 mins visitng Easter Bunny and walking down to picinc area with large stream and then 30 mins back. Bango playing and visit on the train ride... More 

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoy your annual trips with us seeing Santa and the Easter Bunny. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

West Grove, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Always looking for interesting "Santa" themed events. We decided to go on the West Chester Railroad this year. It runs from WC to Glen Mills, where you get off, visit with Santa, and return to train for the trip back. There is a person singing Christmas themed carols in your car and Santa wanders through during your trip. They handed... More 

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

I'm am sorry to see that you had a less than desirable visit with us. We recently had a new person join our team, and they have improved the quality of both the food being served, as well as the level of service to our patrons. We understand that things like a nice full cup of hot chocolate make your... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The 90 minutes with Christmas carols with 2 banjo players, hot chocolate from the snack bar and visit with Santa...:what a fun experience for kids (and adults with them!). Train leaves from the West Chester station on Market St. and stops in Glen Mills for an extra picture, then back to West Chester. If you go on a cold day... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I took a group of 10 including 6 children and I would say the only part that made me feel I wasted money was the people who worked there. From the man who gave us tickets to the guy at the snack counter, they were miserable and would not even smile or even act like they wanted to be there.... More 

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RonStevens, Head of Food Service at West Chester Railroad, responded to this review

I am sorry to see that you had such a disappointing visit with us. Every person in our 100% all volunteer staff wants to make your time on the West Chester Railroad an enjoyable one for every one of our patrons. There may be times when our staff appear to be gruff, but those instances almost always involve matters concerning... More 

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