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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!

Family/Group Rates: Buy 6 or more tickets and receive $2 off per ticket! (All tickets must be purchased in the same order.)

NO REFUNDS - Read our full policy here.

Our Trips

English Lake Trips (EL) - 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.

LaCrosse Trips (LC) - These trains travel from the depot in North Judson across the Kankakee River bridge at English Lake and then onto LaCrosse. Passengers disembark at LaCrosse while the locomotive turns on the wye. Passengers reboard the train for the return leg to North Judson. The trip takes about 2 hours and the round-trip distance is 20 miles.

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Aug 16
Regular Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Aug 23
Regular Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Aug 30
Regular Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Sep 6
Regular Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Sep 13
Open House & Scout Day
Visit our museum, learn about our programs, see our projects and join our membership. Plus, scouts have the opportunity to earn badges and learn from our historical timeline.
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Sep 20
Regular Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Sep 27
Fall Harvest Trains
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm, LC - 2:00 pm

Oct 4
Pumpkin Trains
Purcahse pumpkins for only $1.75.
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm

Oct 11 & 12
World War II Weekend This Event has been CANCELED
LC - 1:30 pm (Saturday) EL - 1:30 pm (Sunday)

Oct 11
Fall Harvest Train
LC - 1:30 pm 

Oct 18
Pumpkin Trains
Purcahse pumpkins for only $1.75.
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm

Oct 25
Halloween Train
Includes a “Not-So-Scary, Scary Animal Show” - twilight excursion.
LC - 4:00 pm Special Fares

Dec 6
Santa Trains
Ride with Santa Claus! Special Fares
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm

Dec 13
Santa Trains
Ride with Santa Claus! Special Fares
EL - 10:00 am / 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm