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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!

COVID-19 REFUND POLICY - Due to the on-going pandemic, we are relaxing our refund policies. If you or a family member becomes ill, DO NOT COME TO THE MUSEUM. We will reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Please contact us if you have any questions. Also, please read our COVID-19 guidelines.


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.

2020 Train Schedule

We are operating a limited schedule for the 2020 season. Seating will be limited on each train to accommodate for social distancing. The following dates and train times are currently available:

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Museum Hours

The museum is open on Saturday only. On non-train days, the museum will be open from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon CENTRAL TIME. On train days, the museum will be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.