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Train events will vary what cars are included, below are details about each car and class:

Coach Class
Newly renovated vintage railroad passenger cars over 100 years old. Heated, with a restroom.

Premium Class
Table and chair seating, 4 to a table (if under 4 in your party, you may be paired with others) Seasonal light refreshments and snacks are included. Heated & air-conditioned, with a restroom.

Caboose Class – Available on Select Rides
The kids love this. Adults too. Ride in our red caboose at the end of the train. We suggest you visit our station restrooms before your ride as there are no facilities in the caboose (but we can get you to one of our coach restrooms at the Marne stop after a 45 minute ride).

Cab Ride
Limited to just one lucky rider per train. Ride up in our Vintage Locomotive in a ‘jump seat’. We suggest you visit our station restroom as there are no restrooms up in the cab.

Experience a little time travel on the Friends of Coopersville and Marne Railway

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

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

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