Blackstone Valley Scenic Railway Tours presents new schedule for 2016


Blackstone Valley Tourism Council announces this year???s popular public train excursions. These themed rail tours offer great family fun experiences and ideal for visitors exploring the sights of the new Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park.??

Please note that because of the popularity of these rail excursions people are strongly recommended to purchase tickets in advance.

Here are this year???s tours:??

American Girl Train Ride, Saturday September 17, 2016 leaving from Blackstone Valley Train Depot, Woonsocket, RI. Trips last one hour and are scheduled for 10am, 1pm, and 4pm. ??Trip includes 60-minute round-trip train excursion, a gift bag with official American Girl keepsakes and souvenirs for all children, signature sweet treats and??pink lemonade, and photo opportunities in front of??exclusive??American Girl and Blackstone Valley 3D scenes and??backdrops. ??Tickets available at or call 401-495-1213.????From July 1st thru July 4th,??check our website for special promo code to save $10 per ticket.??????

Train Excursion through the Blackstone Valley to Putnam, CT, Saturday, October 22, 2016 leaving from Blackstone Valley Train Depot, Woonsocket, RI. Train leaves at 9am and arrives back in??Woonsocket by 4:30pm. The Putnam Pumpkin??Festival features antique shopping, dining, music, arts and crafts, Farmer’s??Market, Pumpkin Festival, children’s activities, and??Fall Bazaar at the Putnam Congregational Church. Tickets at train??or call 401-495-1213.??

Polar Express train trips, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from November 18- December 23, 2016 leave from Blackstone Valley Train Depot, Woonsocket, RI. Trip includes a 90-minute train??excursion with??a reading??of The??Polar Express, sing-a-longs,??hot chocolate and??cookies, games, and a special visit from Santa where he personally delivers the first gift of Christmas to each child. Arrive an hour before train departure to see our beautifully decorated historic train depot and pose with the Conductor and??chefs??in front of custom-made special Polar Express backdrops. There is??a special kid???s area for coloring and??writing a letter to Santa. Visit our??official Polar Express Gift Shop which features a wide-array of the latest Polar Express items.????

Tickets are??available at or call 401-495-1213.??All train trips leave from the Blackstone Valley Train Depot, One Depot Square in Woonsocket. Tickets are??available at or call 401-495-1213.????From July 1st thru July 4th,??check??our website??for special promo code to save ten dollars per ticket.