Private Events 

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book an event on the rails! 

With a maximum capacity of 200, the Nickel Plate Express is perfect for private parties and corporate events. The dining and lounge car boasts a full service bar that is ideal for bachelor parties, anniversaries or treating employees! Book the entire train for a large event, or reserve the dining car for smaller, more intimate events. 

Email dzupin@nickelplateexpress.com or deannaholt@nickelplateexpress.com to check availability and book your private event!  

Field Trips

Hit the rails for a day of learning outside school! Nickel Plate Express offers learning opportunities for kids of all ages aboard our historic train. Choose from educational programming featuring local and statewide history as well as railroad and STEM activities. Email dzupin@nickelplateexpress.com to schedule your organization’s field trip. Check out photos below from Hamilton Heights Primary School’s Reindeer Ride field trip.

Birthday Parties

Check out photos believe from a private, roaring 20’s-themed birthday party hosted aboard our dining car! Photos provided by Katie Marie.