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Delaware and Hudson 35729

We are trying to save the Delaware and Hudson transfer caboose 35729. We need to raise $12,500 in order for us to purchase and move the Caboose to Milford New York for restoration and use on Excursion trains. Let’s bring Caboose 35729 built in Oneonta NY back home! The track it sits on is not connected to the national network and will need to be trucked. This is a 1 of a kind piece of

RESUMPTION OF RAIL SERVICE ON THE COOPERSTOWN & CHARLOTTE VALLEY RAILROAD

The Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society is pleased to announce the resumption of rail passengerservice on its Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad beginning Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 2:00pm, withour popular Spirit of the Old West Robbery Train, departing from the Milford Depot, 136 E. Main Street,Milford, NY 13807. The following other trains have been scheduled for the balance of 2021:Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad 2021 Operating Season Train Robberies – Saturdays, Aug 7 & 21,

Train Robberies Return for 2021!

We are excited to announce the return of our train robberies for this fall, starting August 7th! Tickets available at the Train Robberies page!

May 2021 Passenger Update

Dear Passengers: Due to the continuing uncertainties and restrictions in place regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society has decided to not set up an initial schedule of trains for the 2021 Season. We are hoping, however, that the Pandemic will have subsided to a point where we will be able to schedule Fall Foliage and Christmas Trains later this year. If we are able to do so, we will post the availability

September Passenger Update

Dear Passengers: As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad management has determined that it is in the best interest of our passengers and volunteers to cancel all remaining scheduled trains for the rest of the 2020 Season.  This decision is again based on recommendations and mandates from both the Federal Centers for Disease Control and the New York State Department of Health’s phased opening guidelines. The

July Update

Dear Passengers: As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad management has determined that it is in the best interest of our passengers and volunteers to cancel all scheduled trains for the months of July & August, 2020.  This decision is again based on recommendations and mandates from both the Federal Centers for Disease Control and the New York State Department of Health’s phased opening guidelines. The

Supporting us during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society is currently not running any trains due to the COVID-19 pandemic and we are asking for support from our community of riders and volunteers. While train operations have been curtailed, we have been working hard to catch up on as many outstanding projects as we can. A significant amount of our annual track work has already been completed before the end May. For those of you who wish to support

Updated Schedule of Trains

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all scheduled trains through the end of August have been cancelled. Dear Passengers: As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus) impact on virtually every aspect of our lives, the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad has determined that it is in the best interest of our passengers and volunteers to cancel all scheduled trains for the month of May, 2020. This decision is again based on recommendations from both

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