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2024 New England rail tour

By Nastassia Putz | January 4, 2024

| Last updated on January 31, 2024

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2024 New England

colorful trees behind steam train

Sign up for the 2024 New England rail tour: Special Interest Tours and Trains Magazine bring you a rail excursion tour like no other. From Oct. 4th to 11th, join rail enthusiasts on a fully private-car adventure. Enjoy spending the colorful 2024 fall season exploring the best of New England’s scenic railways and museums. Get ready for some memorable and incredible adventures on narrow gauge, cog railways steam charters, and more!

Time to tour

Day 1 (Oct. 4): Arrive in Portland (private sunset cruise & welcome dinner)

After arriving in Portland, Maine., get settled in at the hotel. We will provide shuttles on this day from the Portland airport and railway station to the hotel. In the evening, you’ll get acquainted with your fellow tour guests while enjoying a private sunset harbor cruise with drinks, followed by our welcome dinner.

Day 2 (Oct. 5): Seashore Trolley Museum and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railway

First, we’ll make our way to the world’s oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles, the Seashore Trolley Museum. While the main focus of the collection is trolley cars, it also includes rapid transit trains, interurban cars, trolley buses, and motor buses.

After a drive to New Hampshire, in the late afternoon, we’ll enjoy a private car excursion  — the famous Turkey Dinner Train — which journeys around beautiful lake Winnipesaukee. After dinner, we’ll settle into the Lake Opechee Resort for a 3-night stay.

Day 3 (Oct. 6): Conway Scenic

Itinerary developed by Special Interest Tours.

To purchase tickets and book your tour now, visit Special Interest Tours.

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