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Delaware & Ulster Railroad

43510 State Hwy 28, Arkville, NY 12406
+1 800-225-4132
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Great to see an old operational train. The younger children got very antsy on the hour long train... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beachbound2026
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Delanson, New York
via mobile
Scenery beautiful, but no narration

I loved the ride to this place, as well as the train ride. Since there was no narration, I asked a... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
MEEEK
,
Suffern, New York
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Welcome to the Delaware & Ulster Railroad, located in the heart of New York State's legendary Catskill Mountains. The D&U is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides. Step back in time as you board the historic D&U. Your journey will include an ever changing landscape while you enjoy a leisurely ride along the pristine waters of the East Branch of the Delaware River. The Arkville depot offers a terrific exhibit chronicling the important role the railroad played in the development of the region. There's a gift shop that offers a unique shopping experience that will help commemorate your trip or delight someone special who is waiting for your return.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
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“roxbury” (13 reviews)
“scenery” (6 reviews)
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43510 State Hwy 28, Arkville, NY 12406
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see an old operational train. The younger children got very antsy on the hour long train ride to Roxbury and back, there was only scenery to watch. The adults enjoyed that part of the trip. A little nerve wracking with young children walking...More

Thank Beachbound2026
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I loved the ride to this place, as well as the train ride. Since there was no narration, I asked a lot of questions after the ride, and expressed my disappointment that there was no narration. It turns out that there was quite a bit...More

Thank MEEEK
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nice slow scenic ride along a branch of the Delaware River. Beautiful range of colors covering the mountains. The Roxbury station "museum" was nothing to talk about, but a crew member gave me a penny the train had flattened, for my daughter. The station at...More

Thank Shereen H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went for the Fall Foliage 2-hour round-trip. Do not think you'll be getting the engine pictured above. And, Unless you are booked on a private tour, you won't get seated in the fancy Deco dining cars pictured in their brochure, either. Instead, you'll end up...More

Thank ciwhitestar
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Drove to the rail station for a Sunday morning ride as per their train schedule on-line. However, no one was there, the train was not going anywhere. Unreliable train schedule.

1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

There's never a train running on this railroad. It ended up as a good spot for a picnic though. Got my money back for the tickets, but not worth the effort..

1  Thank Shanti E
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We scheduled the train trip several weeks in advance and called to verify two days ago. They had our contact information. So, 24 of us hired a bus to take us an hour each way to spend a nice time in the Catskills on this...More

3  Thank rosebudski
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The luncheon was complete with china, linen and great food and service. We also had a great seat in the bubble top of the car. We were unable to take a ride in the train because of a mechanical problem, were told that several engineers...More

Thank jbug1584
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We had a great lunch on board the Rip Winkle Flyer however did not leave the station because of a safety issue with the engine. A bus group from Binghamton New York said this was their second trip and the same problem happen. However the...More

Thank rc1950
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A group I was traveling with was scheduled for a 2 hour 15 minute ride on Saturday, September 26 on this lovely train. The train never moved. On boarding the train, I felt like I fell into an Agatha Christie novel. It is beautiful. We...More

1  Thank LDIETZ1001095
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