Home > Visit the Museum > Train Schedules

Train Schedules

Ready to ride the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson, Indiana? Then you'll definitely want to plan your visit around one of our popular tourist trains.

Ride behind a vintage diesel locomotive in various styles of railroad cabooses, an open-air sightseeing car or sit in the air-conditioned comfort of coach seating. Travel through the rural farm country of Starke and southern LaPorte Counties. Flowers, butterflies, wildlife and a variety of Indiana crops are visible from the train.

Our train schedule is subject to change without notice and we reserve the right to substitute equipment. Remember, all trains operate on Central Time (Chicago time). Please arrive at least 30 minutes early - late boarding is not permitted!

NO REFUNDS - Read our full policy here.

Our Trips

English Lake Trips - These trains travel from the depot in North Judson across the Kankakee River bridge at English Lake and then return to North Judson. Passengers do not disembark from the train on this trip until returning to the depot. The trip takes about 45 minutes and the round-trip distance is 10 miles.

2019 Train Schedule

Regular Trains

Regular trains depart every Saturday at 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm CT during our regular season (May thru October), except for Special Events (see below).

Ticket prices: $12 Adults (16+), $10 Youth (6-15), $6 Child (1-5).

May 4, 11, 18, & 25
June 1, 8, 22, & 29
July 6, 13 20, & 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
September 7, 14, & 21

Special Events

Ticket prices vary for special events.

April 20 - Easter Train
10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm
Easter Egg Hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny!
Buy Tickets

June 15 - North Judson Mint Festival
12:30 pm / 2:00 pm
One of the region's oldest festivals with fun, food, and entertainment. Come help us celebrate our 30th anniversary!

September 28 - Fall Harvest Trains
12:30 pm / 2:00 pm
Come enjoy the fall weather and see the changing colors!

October 5, 12, & 19 - Pumpkin Trains
10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm
Visit the pumpkin patch and get a pumpkin for a nominal fee.

October 26 - Halloween Train (Special Fares)
4:00 pm
Our twilight excursion includes entertainment for the kids.

December 7, 14, & 21 - Santa Trains (Special Fares)
10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm
Ride with Santa Claus!