Hit the Rails in the Whitewater Valley, Connersville

Pick the themed ride that fits your family!

The Whitewater Valley Railroad traverses 19 beautiful miles. As an operating railroad museum, it offers a number of excursions that will give you breathtaking views outside the window and lots of fun inside that train.

Fall Foliage Flyer: Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage in the Whitewater River Valley between Connersville and Metamora on one of our Fall Foliage Flyer Excursions. This special excursion runs every Thursday and Friday during October, departing the Connersville station at 10:00 am. In Historic Metamora. visit the working grist mill, restored canal and lock, operating replica horse drawn canal boat, historic covered aqueduct, and over 40 shops and restaurants during the 2 hour layover before your return trip to Connersville. The round trip fares for this train are $22 for adult and $14 for children, one way fares are $16 for adults and $9 for children. Caboose tickets are available for $25 adult and $16 child.

Valley Flyer: Visit Historic Metamora without worrying about parking!! This train departs from our Connersville depot at 12:01 pm on every Saturday and Sunday between May 1 and October 31. Platted in 1838, Metamora is a restored canal town. Visit the working grist mill, restored canal and lock, operating replica horse-drawn canal boat, historic covered aqueduct, and over 40 shops and restaurants during the 2-hour layover. Trains consisting of vintage equipment departs Connersville’s Grand Central Station at 12:01 pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and major holidays, May through October. The Valley Flyer departs Metamora for the return to Connersville at 3:30 pm, arriving at the Connersville Station at 5:00 pm. The round trip fares for this train are $22 for adult and $14 for children, one way fares are $16 for adults and $9 for children. Caboose tickets are available for $25 adult and $16 child.

Overland Limited: Wild West Train - All Aboard with a western twist. Join the Circle D Rangers as they protect the Metamora bound train every 3rd Saturday May through October (excluding June), and the 3rd Sunday in October. Come and see Bandits, Marshals, Robber Barons, Fancy and some Not So Fancy Women as you roll through the scenic countryside. Trains depart Connersville at 12:01 PM. The round trip fares for this train are $22 for adult and $14 for children, one way fares are $16 for adults and $9 for children. Caboose seating is not available for this train. 2016 Dates: Sat. May 21, Sat. July 16, Sat. Aug. 20, Sat. Sept. 17, Sat. Oct. 22 & Sun. Oct. 13

Pumpkinliner: October 29 & 30, 2016 - Bring the family out for an afternoon of fun. Enjoy a round trip from our Connersville Grand Central Station to the pumpkin patch. Your train ticket includes round trip train service, a hayride to and from the patch, and a pumpkin for each child 12 and under. Trains depart at 10:01, 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30. Tickets are $10 for ages two and up and include a pumpkin for children age 12 and under. Tickets are Limited and Reservations are recommended. Trains operate rain or shine. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Metamora Canal Days Limited: October 7,8, & 9 2016 - Enjoy the annual Metamora Canal Days Festival without worrying about parking. Enjoy a scenic train ride though the Whitewater Valley on this Valley Flyer excursion. Relax as you travel back in time to the historic town of Metamora. Visit the working grist mill, restored canal and lock, operating replica horse drawn canal boat, historic covered aqueduct, and over 40 shops and restaurants during the layover before your return trip to Connersville. This excursion leaves Connersville Grand Central Station at the times listed below. The round trip fares for this train are $22 for adult and $14 for children, one way fares are $16 for adults and $9 for children. Caboose tickets are available for $25 adult and $16 child. Caboose tickets & rentals are available for all trips. All trains departing Metamora for the return trip to Connersville on October 4 & 5 will combine and depart as one train consist.

Friday Oct 7 departs 10:00am with a 2-hour layover.

Saturday Oct 8 departs 10:00am w/4-hour layover and 12:01pm with a 2-hour layover

Sunday Oct 9 departs 10:00am w/4-hour layover and 12:01pm with a 2-hour layover