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Black River & Western Railroad

245 John Ringo Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551
+1 908-782-6622
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North Pole Express

Pop & I took our daughter and grandson on a ride from Fleminton Station to the North Pole. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheesy Family Fun!

We took our granddaughters (ages 3 and 7). They were so excited about the journey and it was such... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
New Jersey
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steam engine” (12 reviews)
“north pole” (3 reviews)
“train ride” (7 reviews)
245 John Ringo Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551
245 John Ringo Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551
+1 908-782-6622
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pop & I took our daughter and grandson on a ride from Fleminton Station to the North Pole. We boarded the train and the steam engine pulled it to our destination about 1/2 hour away. There was comfortable seating and pleasant scenery. We were also...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We took our granddaughters (ages 3 and 7). They were so excited about the journey and it was such a nostalgic event for me as well. Our stop was an outlet, which will make me go again for shopping! But we also brought a picnic...More

3  Thank TeriLovesNJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great for the children to see railroad train transportation of bygone days. The volunteers that work on the train are great and provide sincere service to the non-profit. VISIT THE RAILROAD AND TAKE A TOUR OF THE PAST. BRING THE GRANDCHILDREN, THEY WILL LOVE IT.

1  Thank traveladventuresusa
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was my second trip on the Black River & Western Railroad. Unfortunately, their Steam Locomotive was out of service both times I have ridden this train. HOWEVER, the vintage SW1 Diesel Locomotive was a fine replacement and offers a very nice ride. The staff...More

3  Thank robertkL1499OV
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Took my 18 month old granddaughter on the North Pole Express and it was just magical. She loved the train ride as did all the rest of us. The expression on her little face when the elves came in the car and started singing was...More

5  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We drove over an hour with our four year old for The North Pole Express and it was totally worth it. The ride with the Steam Engine and Vintage cars is great. There is singing and entertainment on the train from the elves. You arrive...More

3  Thank corey310
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We saw this listed on the placemat at Billy's Hot Dog in Ringoes (see review under Stewarts). We decided to give it a try. It was a great chance to take a short train ride to a very friendly local farm. They had a friendly...More

2  Thank Jolie D
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was my first steam train ride. Lots of fun. Staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the train and area. Special kudos to Chase who showed me a great spot to take pictures. So interesting to watch the engine connect. Old train cars: Wood...More

3  Thank NJ732
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Never meet a child that did not enjoy their ride. They even have a little gift and snack shop at the Ringoe's station. During the Holidays the run special trains such as the Santa and Easter Bunny Train. During the week the men and women...More

2  Thank Patfrancis55
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Brought my great grand kids to see Santa. the train was pulled by a vintage steam engine, and the smell of the smoke and steam on a cool fall evening was delightful....cars were decorated nicely. when you arrived in the North Pole...Santa and Mrs. Claus...More

1  Thank baron13
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