Scenic Train Ride for Two or Four from The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company (Up to 50% Off).

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In a Nutshell

Admire family-owned farms and other bucolic scenes during a 90-minute trek aboard a vintage, volunteer-run railroad

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 30, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 purchase per person. Not valid until 5/02/15. Reservation required at least 24 hours prior to departure; email reservations@MItrain.net and include voucher number, date, and time of departure. Not valid 7/11/15, 7/18/15, 7/25/15, and 8/8/15. Boards 20 minutes prior to departure. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $12.50 for a scenic train ride for two, redeemable in May or June (up to a $25 value)
  • $$25 for a scenic train ride for four, redeemable in May or June (up to a $50 value)
  • $12.50 for a scenic train ride for two, redeemable in July or August (up to a $25 value)
  • $25 for a scenic train ride for four, redeemable in July or August (up to a $50 value)

Guests board a vintage passenger car built between 1919 and 1932 for a 90-minute journey through western Michigan’s fields and farms. The train travels from Coopersville to Marne, where riders can disembark and watch the locomotive turn around the old-fashioned way. Each car is equipped with a restroom, and two cars are air-conditioned.

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Children under 2 years old may ride the train for free. Children aged 2–12 are $9.50.

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company whisks riders back in time aboard passenger cars from the early 1900s, a diesel locomotive built in 1952, and tracks laid in 1858. Trained volunteers dressed in period uniforms welcome passengers, who then set out on a route through scenic fields and family-owned farmlands as a soundtrack of 1800s train music plays in the background. Throughout the ride, the conductor shares stories about the train and its route, filled with glimpses of deer, wild turkeys, and eagles, as well as several flowing creeks. Upon request, passengers may join the engineer in his cab to see how the train works or perform duets of “The Ballad of Casey Jones.”

The railway company regularly hosts special events aboard its trains, including the Great Train Robbery, a Wild West–themed escapade with volunteers playing Jesse James, the Earp brothers, and other legendary figures. To celebrate the holidays, the company operates a Santa train where kids can meet Kris Kringle; a bunny train with a walking, talking Easter bunny; and a fall-themed ride that includes a visit to a pumpkin patch.

Customer Reviews

It was a fun trip and we enjoyed it immensely! The music was great and fun to sing-along with! (they may not have appreciated it!) Conductor Nick was a fun guy too plus, he educated us about the train history. They have a Pumpkin Run (which would double perfectly as a fall color tour :) And, a Santa Train! It's all run by some very dedicated volunteers! Excellent way to spend a day with friends and family.
Diane B. · September 4, 2015
We took our grandsons on the train ride and we all enjoyed our day very much. The old engine, the antique rail car and the adorable elderly couple who serenaded us were perfect! Thanks for a great day Coopersville/Marne Railroad.
Ellenstanis · 13 hours ago
This is a fun little trip, takes about an hour and a half round trip from Coopersville to Marne and back. There's some live music and overall just a quaint journey back in time
Solomon E. · 14 hours ago

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