Train Excursions

Nickel Plate Express will offer the Fairy Caboose ride, which will depart from Bolden’s Dry cleaning on Saturday, April 22.¬† A perirenal family event, Welcome to Fairyville offers the opportunity to enjoy fairy merriment in a small-town setting. Passengers will enjoy a Fairy themed decorated caboose along...

This all-ages dinner will include a boxed meal from Chef Karyn and a comfortable seat in our Gaylor Coach car. Enjoy a savory sandwich and sweet cookie while riding through Northern Hamilton County countryside. Each meal comes with a cookie, chips and a bottle of...

All aboard for a bourbon tasting and BBQ meal! Ride the rails while sipping on samples from 3 bourbons during a 2-hour cruise. Ticket includes 3 bourbon samples and a BBQ dinner from Jefferson Street BBQ. Cocktails and beverages available for purchase on board. This...

During this 2 1/2-hour event, passengers will enjoy a scenic ride on the historic Nickel Plate Road while learning about the history of the town stations in Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Noblesville. Starting from Hobbs Station in Noblesville’s Forest Park, travel North as you listen...

Sip on a dry red or relax with a sweet rose in our 1956 Santa Fe Dining car. Bring a group of friends or make new ones with our cozy 4-top booth seating. During this Uncorked Express, passengers will enjoy a guided tasting from Mallow Run...

All aboard for a unique day out with your favorite gal pals!  Board our historic 1956 Santa Fe El Capitan train cars in Noblesville, Indiana and travel up to Atlanta, Indiana. Passengers will disembark in Atlanta to enjoy Earthly Endearments Spring Market. The market will be...

Climb aboard a historic train to experience a unique 90-minute ride through Hamilton County.  Families in the Platinum and Standard seating will enjoy a special themed treat and drink while taking in the sights and sounds of our 1950s train. Adults in the Diamond class car...

Join the Nickel Plate Express railroad in an excursion celebrating the history of the towns stations along the Nickel Plate line! Starting from Hobbs Station in Noblesville’s Forest Park, travel north through Cicero, Arcadia, and Atlanta as you listen to and read about the history...

A farmer has misplaced some eggs and is pretty sure they are somewhere on the Nickel Plate Express! Come share in a little rail adventure as you roll through Hamilton County’s northern countryside to see the trees in bloom while enjoying a snack and a...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 18th family style. Families will enjoy a special themed treat and green beverage (non-alcoholic and alcoholic). While on board hear Irish music and maybe catch a glimpse at a live leprechaun. Rides will take place throughout the day...