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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wilmington & Western Railroad is Delaware's only operating Museum. Take a ride on this scenic line and you will be transported back to a Golden Era when passenger trains rolled majestically...more
2201 Newport Gap Pike, Route 41 North, Wilmington, DE 19808
I took my family on a nighttime train ride where homeowners who live by the tracks decorate their properties to be judged by the train riders. It was not an expensive trip nor time consuming but it made an indelible mark on me and my...More
We were here with our two kids (7 and 4) during a very rainy summer fest. The train ride was awesome, the staff on the train and at the station super friendly. We were hanging around at the station mostly as it was quit rainy....More
We took our 4 year old grandson on the Mt. Cuba Meteor, which cruises along at 10 mph. Very nice people (all volunteers) run the railroad, and we enjoyed it immensely. Highly recommend it, look forward to doing it again.
Booked a Saturday afternoon train ride really to enjoy the Delaware countryside. Train was clean, comfortable and original, wicker seats and all! Totally staffed by volunteers who love the train. My husband was invited on a personal tour of the locomotive when he asked some...More
We rode the train on mother's day. We rode in a single car/engine combination. They had a nice turnout in spite of the fact it was a rainy day. The seats are original but comfortable. Like many of the scenic railroads it is all volunteer....More
One of the memorable experiences. A slow vintage train running through the trails. The afternoon was well utilized. a must visit if you love trains or jungles. It passes through the most scenic byways of Delaware and red clay valley.
something nice to do with family. Limited night time visibility. a few homes decorated along the way. Ok to do one time but no need to repeat. Ok for locals but certainly not worth traveling any distance unless you are a train fanatic. Fall trip...More
Four of us rode the Holiday Light Express to enjoy the train and see the lights. Trains are always fun and this was no exception. The coaches, warm and comfortable, were decorated with Christmas lights and holiday music filled the air. The displays of private...More