Adirondack Railways

 

Wow!  The Adirondacks is bringing back the old rail rides of yester-years. Below are some trips (scenic and commercial) to help you get here, and travel around.  Railroad buffs enjoy as well.  Explore are old rail treasures and shops. Bring the kids!

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Scenic Trips

 

Utica to Thendra w/layover is the longest scenic round trip with a stop at Old Forge for shopping.   The Utica trip has themes of the Christmas Train, the Polar Express, Train Robbery, Magic Train, Pumpkin Trail and the Elf Train.   The Lake Placid and Saranac Lake Depots provides a lot of fun with their Canoe & Rail Excursion, Bandit Train Robbery, Clown Train, Magic Train, Bowl & Rail Combo (bowling at Romano's Lanes), Hobofest Community Music Festival, Family Halloween Train, and a Adult Wine Tasting Train.

 

Adirondack Scenic Railroad
Old Forge

315-369-6290

Lake Placid Station

242 State Street, Lake Placid

518-523-4237 

Saranac Lake Union Depot  

42 Depot Street, Saranac Lake

518-581-3238

Thendra Depot

2568 State Route 28

Old Forge

315-369-6290

Upper Hudson River Railroad North Creek - train ride to 1000 acres

Train Adventures

(Lake Placid, Thendra, Utica)

Saratoga and North Creek Railway

North Creek Station

877-726-7245

 

 

  

 

Commercial Trips

Amtrak

800-872-7245

Greyhound

Plattsburgh

518-563-1480

 

 

 

Railroad Clubs/Organizations/History

Adirondack Rail Volunteers History of the Underground Railroad

Friends of Lyon Mountain Mining & Railroad Museum

Standish Road

Lyon Mountain

North Star Underground Railroad Museum

1131 Mace Chasm Road

Ausable Chasm

518-834-5180

 

 

 

 

Railroad Hobby Shops

Rock River Model Hobbies

Interlake

607-532-9486

Jay Gilbert Trains & Coin

Hadley

518-696-3377

Adirondack Discount Train

Saratoga Springs

518-695-4060

Railroads on Parade

7903 Route 9

 Pottersville

518-623-0100

North Creek Railroad Museum

Main Street

North Creek

Upstate Model Railroaders

190 Glen Street, Glens Falls

518-423-5441

 

 

Trolley Rides

 

 

 

Other Transportation


Bus, Air

 

 

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