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Delaware River Railroad Excursions

100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-2852
1-877-train-ride
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Day Out With Thomas

We took our kids here for the Day Out With Thomas. This was our first experience at this location... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RGD86
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Brooklyn, NY
The great pumpkin trip

Fun for the kids and a nice ride for parents of course it's a classic steam engine but it's clean... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Diane M
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100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-2852
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"corn maze"
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"school bus"
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"steam engine"
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"pumpkin patch"
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"great ride"
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"picnic area"
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"run by volunteers"
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"bounce house"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our kids here for the Day Out With Thomas. This was our first experience at this location we previously went to the Day Out With Thomas in Stroudsburg. I understand this place is run by volunteers and everything is donated and all that....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for the kids and a nice ride for parents of course it's a classic steam engine but it's clean and well worth the trip.

Thank Diane M
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Let me start by saying we were never able to take the ride. We had tickets for the 15th, evening show. The weather conditions were so horrible outside. We left at 4:15 and found ourselves traveling in icy blizzard like conditions. I called the Train,...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

We went on the polar express on December 15th. The rail road cars had no heat in them, and with the amount of money you paid, you would expect that they would give you a full cup of hot chocolate. The train was set to...More

1  Thank dgonsa1
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

So I bought the tickets on June 1 for the Polar Express on Dec 16, come December, I was wondering what I signed up for! Reading the reviews, I was worried I was headed into a nightmare worse than Disneyland. But all in all, its...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Went last night on the Polar Express train ride for our first time. We had a great time and my children absolutely loved it. All the entertainers took time with every child on the train. All the staff were very friendly. We parked at a...More

Thank Bernadette S
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

had a great train trip today, along the Delaware river, beautiful vistas, and a relaxing jouney, to the corn maze, and the mine, before stopping at the pumpkin patch. the stafff on the train were entertaining, and friendly. a fun time had by all. highly...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We treated friends who were celebrating anniversaries and birthdays and, overall, had a pleasant experience. The ride to the winery took about 45 minutes and the tracks paralleled the Delaware River. Our conductor (all staff are volunteers) was friendly and informative. There was a short...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Awful! The ride that never was.drove 2 1/2 hours only to be told train was not running...no other explanation. Did not want to reschedule in case this happens again.hope we don't have a big hassle getting a refund,which Jon said we could do.More

Thank sojogiel
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ccotty, General Manager at Delaware River Railroad Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

I am very sorry we were not able to better inform you the day of the ride. There was a derailment on the other end of the railroad and everything was in control of Emergency Services, we did not have the ability to inform you...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We rode the pumpkin train. The train ride is 60 dollars per family of 4 which I find very expensive. But we could ride a regular train twice cheaper and get pretty much similar experience :) It is a regular diesel train, NOT a steam...More

Thank Anna M
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