Saturday is National Train Day. As the proud residents of Waterbury’s historic train station, our Green Mountain Coffee® Visitor Center and Café is celebrating in style – arts and craft, music by Steve Lotspeich, coffee – and it looks like a few folks from the Vermont rail will, too!
This year, the Rail Section of the Vermont Agency of Transportation* is inviting passengers to board the Vermont Rail System’s historic passenger cars, and travel from the Essex Junction Station to our very own Railway Station in Waterbury, and back. One you’re in Waterbury, there’s a slew of speakers, an inspirational slide show of the repairs to our Vermont railroads post Irene, railroad exhibits to view at the Waterbury Station, and a chance to stretch your legs and perhaps catch a bite to eat at our Café, or take a look around our wonderful town. Oh, and face painting by our very own Café team!
We hope you have a chance to stop by and enjoy the beauty of these trains. It’s a great way to travel.
As the conductors say: All aboard!
*Not to brag but Vermont Rail Systems recently received national recognition by being named the US Shortline Railroad of the Year by Railway Age!