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Friends of the Coopersville & Marne Railway

Train Rides in Coopersville, MI

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2024 schedule is now bookable-
All Rides Are Listed Below

All Trains in our 2024 Season are Bookable NOW!

New Trains for 2024!

Join us for special evenings aboard our train, relaxing with the beverage of your choice and a flavorful appetizer or snack as you enter the vintage era of train travel.

“Vintage” trains will run on May 31st & Sep 20th, our “Americana” trains on Jun 28th & Aug 23rd, and our “Beach Fun” train on Jul 26th.  We would love to serve you on All of them! Book now!

Includes light snacks and 2 beverages.

*Oktoberfest Express trains are listed as a separate item, scroll down to book on the Oktoberfest Express!

90 minutes, Ages 21+, ID required

Ride The Train 2024!

An evening of fun awaits all would-be sleuths as the cast from Lionheart Productions has you dust off your poodle skirts, bobby socks and letter sweaters, and Come Dressed for fun, as 2024’s Murder Mystery theme is set in the 1950’s!!!.
Presented through multiple coaches simultaneously, different members of the cast will reveal hints so that you can identify “who done it”.

Premium Seating Only: Includes a snack plate and non-alcoholic beverage.

Includes light snack and 1 beverage.

Ages 13+, 90 minutes

A West Michigan Family Fall Tradition! Always a hit with both children and adults, the PUMPKIN TRAIN sells out quickly so get your tickets early. We encourage the kids (and parents) to wear their Halloween costumes for some extra fun. The Famous Pumpkin and goofy sidekicks will entertain you with their crazy antics and each child may chose a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch at the end of their ride.

Choose Premium Class for Table Seating with Locally sourced cider (Hill Brother’s Orchard) and Coopersville’s famous “Delly Belly” pumpkin theme donuts included!

All ages. 90 minutes

All aboard the Santa Train!  Our vintage train has a special seat reserved just for Santa and his elves and all the kids get to meet him and receive a special gift from him. This is one of our most popular rides and you won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet Santa and take pictures!  Trains sell out quickly on this one, so buy your tickets in advance!

This year’s Caroling Train will be held on December 22nd, at 5pm.

Choose Premium Class for Table Seating that includes Biggby Hot Cocoa and a Cookie from our local Delly Belly bakery!

Runs weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas

All ages, 90 minutes

Who we are

Friends of the Coopersville & Marne Railway is a non-profit (501-C)  volunteer organization that has operated passenger trains between Coopersville and Marne Michigan for the past 35 years.  Hundreds of thousands of passengers along with their families have enjoyed a trip on our vintage trains. We invite you to experience a little time travel on the Coopersville and Marne Railway.​ Please visit for more information about our upcoming trains.