New for 2018! This narrated excursion departs from Buzzards Bay and travels across the Cape Cod Canal Railroad bridge, then along the canal to Sandwich. It will continue to the Great Salt Marsh in West Barnstable before returning to Buzzards Bay. Along the way, our narrator will share interesting facts and information regarding the famous Cape Cod Canal as well as other points of interest along the route.
Please note: Timely movement of maritime traffic in the Cape Cod Canal takes priority over use of the Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge. Therefore, this excursion train may experience a delay in traveling across the bridge. In this event, the train will depart Buzzards Bay and head north past Cohasset Narrows and will travel towards Rochester until such time that the bridge can be lowered for our use.
Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on the train or place an advance online order for one of our boxed lunches with delicious wraps (try the lobster!) and locally made Cape Cod potato chips. See full menu details below. Please note guests are not permitted to bring outside food and beverages onto the train.
From Buzzards Bay – 2 hours
Handicap Accessibility: Due to the historic nature of our equipment, we are unfortunately unable to accommodate wheelchairs on our excursion trains.
Schedule subject to change, please check for availability
Departs Buzzards Bay
June 29, July 6, 20, August 3, 17, 31, September 7
Adult: Diamond class (upper dome) $49.99 | First class (lower dome or comparable seating) $34.99 | Standard class $24.99
Child: (2-12): Diamond class (upper dome) $44.99 | First class (lower dome or comparable seating) $29.99| Standard class $19.99
Adult with Babe in Arms: Diamond class (upper dome) $49.99 | First class (lower dome or comparable seating) $34.99 | Standard class $24.99
Standard Class: Fare is $24.99/pp. Our Standard Class of service is the most economical way to experience the railroad’s excursion train. Seating traditionally is in double-decker railcars with seats set up in rows. Please be advised that an equivalent substitute may be made on the date of travel.
First Class: Fare is $34.99/pp. First Class passengers enjoy seated tables of 4. Based on the number of people in your party, you may be seated with other passengers or have your group split up as space allows.
Diamond Class: Fare is $49.99/pp. Diamond Class is the premier way to travel on the Cape Cod Central Railroad. Passengers enjoy seated tables of 4 while taking in the passing views from an elevated space with panoramic windows. Based on the number of people in the party, passengers may be seated with other guests or have their party split up as space allows.
Please note: Due to the compact space of the Dome Car both seats and tables are fixed in place and cannot be moved. The spacing between the seat and the table is somewhat limited. There is also a slight step up to the seats and passengers have to slide in similar to booth seating in a restaurant.
Boxed lunches must be purchased at least one day prior to departure and are not available for purchase on board the train. Lunches will all include a sandwich, a bag of Cape Cod potato chips, a chocolate chip cookie and a bottle of water.
1) Turkey Wrap – Includes turkey, lettuce and tomato on a white pita wrap. This is served dry with mini packets of mayo and mustard on the side. – $12.50
2) Ham Wrap – Includes ham, lettuce, and tomato on a white pita wrap. This is served dry with mini packets of mayo and mustard on the side. – $12.50
3) Roast Beef Wrap – Includes roast beef, lettuce and tomato on a white pita wrap. This is served dry with mini packets of mayo and mustard on the side. – $12.50
4) Organic Veggie Wrap – Includes tomato, lettuce, sprouts, creamy Italian, avocado, swiss & provolone cheese. This is served on a white pita wrap. – $12.50
5) Lobster Wrap – Includes 1/4 pound of lobster salad (made with light mayo), lettuce and tomato on a white pita wrap. – $18.50
NO SUBSTITUTIONS are allowed for boxed lunches.
Guests who pre-purchase sandwiches will be given vouchers upon check-in at the depot. They will present that voucher to the snack bar attendant on board the train to pick up their sandwiches.
REMINDER STATEMENT: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food born illnesses.
If a person in your party has a food allergy, please inform us at the time of booking. Additionally, please inform your server prior to enjoying your meal.
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