Spring through Fall

PLEASE NOTE: The following information is for our daily train ride season from April through October. 

Click here for schedules, fees, tickets and information about the POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.

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Take a step back in time with a scenic ride on Maine Narrow Gauge!

Our roundtrip train ride is approximately 3 miles long and takes 40 minutes per trip. Along the way, you'll get scenic vistas of Casco Bay, see exciting new developments along Portland's waterfront, and pass lighthouses, marinas, forts, public parks, and even a beach! 

Narration is offered onboard and highlights scenic points of interest, as well as describes the unique history of narrow gauge railroading in Maine.

Daily service: until October 29*

10am | 11am | 12pm | 2pm | 3pm | 4pm | 5pm
Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Daily Service Coach Class Tickets:
Adults: $15 | Seniors: $13 | Children (Age 3-12): $9 | Children 2 and under: FREE
Coach Class seating is unreserved General Admission.
Additional ticketing fees apply.

Special Event Coach Class Tickets:
Adults: $20 | Seniors: $18 | Children (Age 3-12): $14 | Children 2 and under: FREE
Coach Class seating is unreserved General Admission and includes a giveaway, dependent on the nature of the special event.
Additional ticketing fees apply.

First Class Service:
Due to necessary mechanical work on our First Class car, First Class service is temporarily unavailable. 

Guests in need of mobility assistance:
Our platform is equipped with an ADA access lift that can accommodate wheelchairs and powerchairs. Please inform the Ticket Agent or Conductor when you arrive if you would like this service.

PLEASE NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice.

All trains depart from the station at 49 Thames Street, Portland, Maine 04101.

On operating days, our train station and gift shop are open before and after the last train time.
Two restrooms and a baby changing area are available inside the station. There are no restrooms aboard the train.

Please note that Maine Narrow Gauge cannot provide or advise on parking. Hourly street parking and paid lots are available in a short walking distance from the station. Learn about parking in the City of Portland. 

Check the rest of our website and browse our Facebook page (@MaineNarrowGauge) for special events!

Please Note: On occasion our train schedule may vary due to scheduled events or unforeseen mechanical issues. Please check social media the day of your visit for the most up-to-date information on operations.

Due to the general nature of our railroad and historic equipment, we cannot guarantee steam or diesel power on any given train. 

All tickets are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and non-exchangeable.

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Experience narrow gauge railroading from a selection of authentic historic passenger railway cars, new-build replicas, and even a 1903-built caboose! Coach Class passenger cars offer a mix of bench seating and classic 1x1 seating. During the warmer months, open-air passenger cars are offered for unobstructed views and excellent airflow. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in Coach Class.