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ALL Hoosac Valley Train Rides depart from Adams, MA

Join us for a unique train ride from ADAMS STATION
on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.
This train does NOT pass through the Hoosac Tunnel
4 Hoosac St. ADAMS, MA.

PASSENGER PARKING: Adams Visitor Center, 3 Hoosac Street, Adams, MA  


How to Get Tickets

  • Use the Calendar below to search each month for Upcoming Train Departures by Date. Each Trip will have a seasonal theme.

  • Trains run on select Saturdays, Sundays and some Mondays.

  • To purchase & reserve tickets, please use order links in the Date you choose below. 

  • Confirmation is sent to email after payment accepted.

  • Pick Up Tickets under Last Name on Confirmation in trackside Welcome Coach 10-20 min. prior to  departure.  

  • Train Station is across from Visitor Center on Hoosac Street. 

  • Walk-up ticket availability not guaranteed. 


  • Missed departures due to illness or emergency may request Ticket Transfer to future date using Contact Us form. Transfer fees apply.



SPECIAL GROUPS: We offer special day charters, coach charters and group pricing for 20 or more tickets purchased on a regularly scheduled train.
All special groups must contact or use the Contact Us form today.

2023 Time Table of Train Departures

Trains run on select Saturdays, Sundays and some Mondays.

Click on Dates Below or in the Calendar for Purchase Options. Summer trains are air-conditioned. No restrooms onboard. Not able to accommodate wheelchairs onboard. 


Hoosac Valley Explorer Rides
Memorial Day
Weekend Trains


Adams Street Fair Special

  • June 24

  • Trips at 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm & 3 pm

  • 45-minute train ride

Hoosac Valley Explorer Rides
July 4th Weekend Trains

  • July 1 & July 2

  • Trips at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, & 3 pm

  • 1-hr train ride


July 4th Fireworks Train

  • Tuesday, July 4

  • One Trip ONLY at 8:30 pm

  • Ride train to N. Adams.
    Watch Fireworks & Return. 

Hoosac Valley Explorer Rides
Summer Ice Cream Trains

Hoosac Valley Explorer Ride

& Special Rail Yard Tour at North Adams

  • July 15 & August 12 only

  • A Rail Fan Special

  • One Trip at 3 pm. Enjoy 90-min  exclusive, guided tour of rail yard in North Adams. 

  • Photography welcomed. Ride train to N. Adams. Tour Ash Track with vintage locomotive and coaches. Return to Adams. Closed-toe shoes mandatory.


Back by popular demand, these 90-minute train rides include live performers onboard the air-conditioned train. Passengers may BYO beverages and snacks. Trips are on the following Saturdays only, departing at 6:30 p.m.

  • July 8 - Boots and the Mixtape.  Acoustic/electric duo Julia Shippee and Jim Wojtaszek will perform cover songs from the 1960's through the 2000's

  • July 15 - Karaoke Train. 
    DJ Zack will have everything you need to be the star of the show as you perform your favorite songs. 

  • July 22 - Sam & Ron. 
    Samantha Talora & Ron Ramsay are a mainstay at HVS and return again this year performing an eclectic array of musical genres.

  • August 5 - Boots and the Mixtape Return. 

  • August 12 - Sam & Ron Return.

  • August 19 - Karaoke w/ DJ Zack Returns.

  • September 2 - Sam & Ron Return Again.

  • October 7 - Sam & Ron are a Mainstay. 


  • Labor Day Weekend Trains

  • Fall Foliage

  • Autumn Events

  • Halloween Train for Everyone

  • Santa Tinseliner Trains

Ticket Purchasing Information

​BSRM uses a dynamic ticketing system for secure online purchases.  The Order Ticket links on this page will redirect you to a secure ticket purchasing platform. After purchasing tickets online, you will receive an email confirmation. (Check your spam if you do not receive an email.) Your online purchase adds your name and number of seats to an official roster. This guarantees you and your party a seat on the train once you check-in. Buying tickets online is the recommended method to ensure a seat. Tickets can/should be purchased up to 30 minutes prior to departure. Walk-up ticket sales are not guaranteed. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.


WILL CALL: After you purchase or redeem tickets online, you will still check-in with the Ticket Agent in the Welcome Coach when you arrive at the train station on the day of the ride.  

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