All Aboard – Book an Excursion with Whitewater Vally Rail Road!

The Whitewater Valley Railroad is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring America’s railroads, as well as educating the public about their history. It offers a variety of special events and excursions throughout the summer, fall, and winter.


  • Connersville to Metamora:
    Visit Historic Metamora, Indiana without worrying about parking!! Visit the working grist mill, restored canal and lock, replica horse drawn canal boat, historic covered aqueduct, shops and restaurants during the 2 hour layover.
    Step back in time to the old west. Join the Circle D Rangers band of cowboys, outlaws, and lawmen on a fun filled 5 hour round trip through the scenic Whitewater Valley.
  • Metamora Canal Days Limited:
    Enjoy the Metamora Canal Days Festival without worrying about parking. This seven hour excursion departs from Connersville’s Grand Central Station and features a round trip to historic Metamora through the scenic Whitewater Valley. 
  • Civil War Special:
    Looking to experience a bit of Civil War history? Be in the middle of the action as a Union Army detachment protects the US Government Payroll while a relentless group of Confederate soldiers known as Morgan’s Raiders plan and wait.
  • Throttle Time:
    The Whitewater Valley Railroad is proud to present our Throttle Time experience. The general public will be offered a chance to operate one of our historic diesel-electric locomotives on the railroad’s main line as a guest engineer.

Visit Whitewater Valley Rail Road for more information.

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