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Upcoming Events and Excursions

The Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society operates train excursions and special events to support the restoration and operation of our historic railroad equipment. Information on upcoming events, including how to get tickets or make reservations, can be found on this page.

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Calendar of Events

Saturday December 10, 2016
East Stroudsburg, PA

Eastburg Winter Fair and Santa Train Ride
12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

Saturday December 10, 2016
East Stroudsburg, PA

Diner In the Diner Excursion
4:00pm & 6:00pm

Saturday, December 10, 2016 |East Stroudsburg, PA

Eastburg Winter Fair and Santa Trains

Caroler st Eastburg Winter FairThe Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society will be running Santa Trains as an additional attraction to the Eastburg Winter Fair. Come out and visit the historic Dansbury Depot, listen to carolers and other musicians before you want to take one of our four Santa trains that will run throughout the day. Trains run between the Dansbury Depot and Slateford, PA. Trains leave at 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm.

Santa and his helpers will visit with each child on the train. For more details and to purchase tickets, please click the get ticket icon. Be sure to click December 10, 2016 on the calendar view when you are on the ticketing site.
Get tickets for Santa Trains


Adults: $23.00 Children (4-12): $16.00 Children (3 years & Under): free

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Saturday, December 10, 2016, 4:00pm & 6:00pm |East Stroudsburg, PA

Holiday Dinner In the Diner Excursion

Guests enjoy dinner at one of our 2014 Dinner on the Diner event Join the Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society on December 10, 2016, for a holiday dinner on the Phoebe Snow Diner as we travel through the Delaware Water Gap. This will be our first public dinner on a moving train since Diner 469 was removed from service.  Trains will depart from the Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg,PA at 4:00pm & a 6:00pm seating has been added. Please be at the platform 30 minutes before departure time.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking the "get your tickets now" button or at The Historic Dansbury Depot the day of the excursions.

Santa Train ticket link


First Course

Pre-set salad

Entree' Choices:

Swordfish w/ mango salsa on a bed of rice w/ seasonal vegetables
New York Strip steak w/ mushroom sauce, garlic smashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Chicken Breast w/ sun dried tomato cream sauce on bed of fettuccine, seasonal vegetables
Vegan Pad Thai on a bed of rice noodles w/ seasonal vegetables


Chocolate layer cake

Soft drinks, coffee, and water provided. BYOB welcome.


Maximum of 48 guests at 12 tables of four.


Fare includes train ticket, dinner, tip, and corkage for BYOB

Single reservations

Members: $80.00 - Select the Member's Single when selecting your seats
Public:   $85.00

Reservation for Four (Table)

Members: $230.00 - Select Member's Table of 4 when selecting your individual seats at the table you want.
Public: $250.00 - Select Tables of 4 when selecting your seats

Please note that you must select each seat individually at the table you want to sit at.

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