Dessert Trains

Thursdays, July 4 & 18, August 1, 15 & 29

Departure Time: 7PM

Departure Location: Milford Depot

Reservations Required

$21 Adults, $20 Senior (62 & over), $18 Children (3-12)


Enjoy delicious desserts in our Dining Car .

Steam Train Sesquicentennial Celebration

CACV 150th Anniversary Celebration!

Saturday July 13 & Sunday July 14th All Day at Milford Depot.


Railfan Day on the Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad. Track Speeder Rides; Historic D&H “Big Hook” Wreck Crane, and Jordan Spreader demonstrations. Milford Depot Museum and Equipment Shop Facilities open for viewing. Photo Runby Train Departs Milford Depot 1p.m and makes a round trip to Cooperstown through the scenic Susquehanna River Valley with many stops for photos and equipment runbys; light refreshments provided on board. Tickets available day of event. For more information call (607) 432-2429.



2019 Train Robberies

Train Robbery

Saturdays, June 29, July 20, August 3, 17 & 31, September 21, October 12th

Boards at Milford Depot.

Departure Time: 1PM

Trip Duration: About 2 Hours

Adults $21, Seniors $20, Children (3-12) $18, Under 3 FREE.

Reservations Required.

For Any Questions or More Information Call: (607) 432-2429

Food and Beverages sold on board.

Travel back in time to the exciting world of Outlaws and The Wild West!  The train is carrying a strong box full to the brim with money and the local Outlaw Gang knows it.  Will the bandits get away with the loot, or will the Lawmen prevail?  Find out as a passenger on the Train Robbery featuring action packed shoot outs, period costumes, and fun entertainment for the whole family.

Train Robbery

2019 Cooperstown Blues Express

Cooperstown Blues Express

Saturday Nights, May 18 – October 5th

Boards at Milford Depot.

Departure Time: 7PM

Trip Duration: About 3 Hours

Adults $20

Passengers must be 21 with valid I.D. to ride.

Reservations encouraged for large groups.
Reservations Please Call: (607) 353-8030


Join us for a 3 Hour Rockin’ Blues Party every Saturday night featuring some of the best bands in upstate N.Y.  Riders can enjoy food and drink. Full cash bar with beer and wines.

This train is operated by Cooperstown Blues Express.  For more information and a complete schedule of Bands Performing click here.

Guest Engineer Program

Guest Engineer Program

Guest Engineer

Ever since the first days of railroading in the United States, many boys and girls have dreamed of the chance to one day be an engineer.  On the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley, those dreams can become reality! 

For only $375, you can be at the controls, and operate one of our rare MLW locomotives on a sixteen mile round trip between Milford and Cooperstown!  Full instruction and supervision will given by one our engineers.

  • Available by appointment June 1 – December 15, depending on train schedules.
  • Must be 18 years old.
  • A guest may accompany you for $17.
  • Due to the nature of the equipment, this service is not handicap accessible.
  • Includes A Certificate of Completion.

This program is not available through online ticketing.  Please call (607) 432-2429 for reservations and more information.