West Chester Railroad, Pennsylvania
West Chester Railroad, located in West Chester Pennsylvania is a
tourist railroad that takes passengers through the beautiful
Chester Creek Valley. Boarding passengers
can get on the historical dining or passenger cars either
at the West Chester Station or at the Glen Mills Station. The
round trip between the West Chester and Glen Mills is about 90
minutes with ample time to stop and explore briefly before
re-boarding to return to your original location. The Glen
Mills Station in the village of Glen Mills is a beautifully
restored Victorian station and operates as a museum by the Thornbury Historical Society. On the grounds of the Glen
Mills Station is a Picnic Grove.
The ride on the West Chester Railroad runs
between Market Street in West Chester, Chester County and the
village of Glen Mills, Delaware County, Pennsylvania and takes
you through a very scenic countryside full of streams and trees.
The railroad is planning future stops at the old Westtown
station, which now operates as art gallery, the 19th century
village and station at Cheyney, and the Locksley Station, all
along the way towards the village of Glen Mills.
The West Chester Railroad offers a variety of
nostalgic train trips in conjunction with special events in the
towns along the line. Throughout the
year, The West Chester Railroad offers "Special Events" and
offers their services for Railroad parties, school groups,
executive and company meetings, church groups, scenic picnics,
mystery tours and even a wedding train, with complete catering
available to their guests.
The city of West Chester, one of the nation's
oldest county seats, has plenty to help you enjoy the rest of
your day with shopping and dining everywhere. Visit the nearby
"History Center" at the Chester County Historical Society or see
the American Helicopter Museum nearby.
In southern Chester and western Delaware County,
there are numerous attractions to enjoy as well, such as
Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum and the Brandywine
Enjoy these pictures from fall trip on the
West Chester Railroad through the scenic
Chester Creek Valley.