A special Twilight Train has been added for the North Judson Mint Festival diesel excursion trains departing from the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum depot in North Judson on Saturday, June 15th.  All train excursions are round-trip from the depot and travel about five miles to the Kankakee River at English Lake, before returning to North Judson.  Trains depart from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and 8:15 PM (central time).  Passengers ride in open-air sightseeing cars or vintage cars.  The total length of each trip will be approximately 45 minutes.  Ticket prices are $14.00 (adult, age 16 and above), $10.00 (child, ages 3 – 15), and children aged 2 and under are free.  Purchasing tickets at www.hoosiervalley.org is recommended, as seating is limited. 

Be sure to visit the museum and grounds where admission is always free.  The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum has one of the largest museum collections of working railroad signals and a restored WWII Pullman Troop Car.  Stroll around the grounds to see all types of rolling stock, engines, and memorabilia of a bygone era.

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum has an exciting schedule of events planned for this season.  Regular Saturday diesel and/or steam train excursions continue through the end of September and select Sundays.  Our annual Civilians & Soldiers in History weekend begins Saturday, July 20th., with numerous displays, reenactors, and special train excursions.  The fall brings Pumpkin, Twilight, and Halloween Trains while Santa Trains run in late November & December.  Times and prices for these special events will vary from regular train excursions.

HVRM is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and education of railroading history.  Special group events (including school groups) can be arranged by contacting the depot.

Visit the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum website (www.hoosiervalley.org) for a complete schedule of events. Order tickets at www.hoosiervalley.org or call the depot (574-896-3950) on Saturdays or days when train excursions are scheduled.