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Green Mountain Railroad, Chester to Ludlow

Let the Green Mountain Railroad take you on a nostalgic journey through Vermont’s scenic countryside.

All aboard! as the Green Mountain Railroad takes you on a special trip through Vermont’s scenic countryside. Enjoy the majesty of the Green Mountains with a two hour round trip scenic excursion from Chester during the Fall or enjoy a four course meal on the Green Mountain Dinner Train. View mountains, rivers, and wildlife from the windows of our historic rail cars.

Scheduled Trains:

Foliage excursions and dinner trains depart from Chester during September and October.

Dinner trains depart from Burlington on Friday and Saturday nights all summer long from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Special event trains include Mother’s Day Brunch, Father’s Day Rail & Sail and the Independence Day train ride into Burlington for the 3rd of July celebration.


Vermont Rail System passenger trains are available year-round for charters and special events. Reserve a coach on one of our scheduled trains or rent the entire train on the day of your choosing. Our trains are perfect for special occasions such as tour groups, birthday parties, weddings, holiday events, school trips or company functions.


Tickets can be purchased online or by phone

Station Locations:

One Main Street, Burlington;

Depot Street (Rte. 103), Chester.

Parking available at both locations.


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