Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society

Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad

Scenic Train Rides Along the Susquehanna River Valley

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What We Do

Scenic Train Rides

Trains depart our restored depot in  Milford, NY just south of Cooperstown throughout the spring, summer, fall, and holiday season. Tickets for any train available throughout the season.


Join our 100% volunteer crews. Help restore and operate our former D&H branch line to Cooperstown and our historic railroading equipment from the D&H, CN, DL&W, and many more roadnames.

Charters and Guest Engineer Program

Organizations, Schools, and other groups can charter a private run for up to 200 guests, or individuals can take the throttle of one of our locomotives round trip to Cooperstown.

Explore Cooperstown

Theres plenty more to do in Cooperstown and Otsego County. Plan for your visit at

October 9, 2019

Halloween Costume Party on the 19th!

Saturday, October 19. Boards at Milford Depot. Departure Time: 7PM Trip Duration: About 2 1/2 Hours Adults $21, Seniors $20 Passengers must be at least 21 years of age to ride this train. Reservations Required. For Any Questions or More Information Call: (607) 432-2429

October 7, 2019

Pick a Pumpkin on our Pumpkin Patch Trains!

Fun and games for the whole family.  One pumpkin per child is included in the price of the ticket. Saturday & Sunday October 19 & 20 Departs from Milford Depot. Train Departs: 1PM 2 Hour Round Trip Adults $21, Seniors $20, Children (3-12) $18, Under 3 FREE.

October 7, 2019

Last Fall Foliage and Train Robbery Trains This Weekend

This Saturday (October 12) is the final stand for the Train Robberies this season. Enjoy a 2 hour train ride featuring action packed shoot outs, period costumes, and fun entertainment for the whole family. Sunday and Monday (October 13 and October 14 Columbus Day) are the last of our Fall Foliage trains for this season. Each train is a 2 hour excursion from Milford to Cooperstown, departing at 11am and 2pm each day. Limited tickets

September 14, 2019

Fall Foliage Trains start soon!

Picturesque ride through the Susquehanna River Valley.  Travel along the tranquil Susquehanna River, through farm fields with beautiful views, and forests with colorful foliage. Saturdays and Sundays, September 28, 29 October 5, 6 & 13, and Columbus Day Monday October 14. Boards at Milford Depot. Departure Time: 11AM & 2PM Trip Duration: 2 Hours All Fall Foliage Trains that are not Train Robberies are standard fare. Adults $17, Seniors (62 and over) $16, Children (3-12)