The Santa Claus Special departs the Whippany station on:

Saturday, December 6
Sunday, December 7
Saturday, December 13
Sunday, December 14


1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM

All trains run rain, snow or shine!


Adults: $10.00
Children: $7.00
Babes-in-Arms: FREE

Welcome to the

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Holiday Train Ride through Morris County with Jolly Old Saint Nick! Climb aboard our Historic Diesel-powered Streamliner as it rolls along the The Whippanong Trail, the ancient pathway originally used by the Lenape Indians. Santa and his Elves will be on board greeting everyone and handing out Holiday treats for the kids.

Advance mail order ticket reservations are strongly recommended! Make a check or money order payable to: Whippany Railway Museum, P.O. Box 16, Whippany, NJ 07981-0016. Tickets are ONLY available through the Museum's mail order process and not at any other location or mail-order site. All ticket orders MUST include a large (4x9.5 inch) self-addressed, stamped return envelope, and should indicate a preferred excursion date and departure time, as well as an alternate date and time. All orders without a self-addressed, stamped envelope will be assessed a $1.00 service fee upon pickup of the tickets.
Please include your telephone number as well. Alternatively, you can use this handy coupon - just print it out and fill it in! Reservations will be accepted through November 21, 2003. Remaining tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of each trip. Ride, schedule, equipment and ticket availability subject to change without notice. The excursion train consists of a historic Diesel locomotive, enclosed passenger coaches,
and a late-1940s-era Streamlined Parlor Car! (see below) The Museum will be open from 11 AM to 5 PM each day of operation. Suggested donation (separate from train ride fare) is $1.00 per Adult and 50 cents per Child for the continual maintenance and restoration of our Museum building/grounds and exhibit collection. A Gift Shop is located within the Museum building. Food service is also available adjacent to the Whippany passenger station.
During the Christmas Season, you can enjoy the sight of our Historic Steam Locomotive No. 4039 posing as a giant, jolly Kris Kringle... be sure to bring your camera!
FIRST CLASS PARLOR CAR TICKETS: Add a little luxury to your trip on the SANTA CLAUS SPECIAL with a ride on the Morristown & Erie Railway's Parlor Car 'Morris County.'
This railcar deluxe features individual seating for extra comfort. An accomodation charge of $2.00 per Adult and $1.00 per Child (including infants that will occupy a seat) is required in addition to the regular fare. Seating is limited to a total of 28 passengers per trip. Just ask for PARLOR CAR seating when making your ticket purchase, and include the proper additional fare. ALL PARLOR CAR TICKETS FOR THE 1 AND 2 PM TRAINS FOR ALL OPERATING DAYS ARE SOLD OUT.
The Santa Claus Special and the Museum are staffed by an ALL-VOLUNTEER CREW. Proceeds from this event will go right back into our restoration projects. We appreciate your continued support of our Historic Preservation efforts.

For more information, E-mail us at or call us at (973) 887-8177.

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