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The Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad Prepares to Open for the 2021 Season

The Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is advising the public that the 50+ miles of rail between Lochmere, NH and Lincoln, NH should now be considered active for the 2021 season. Various train operations will be taking place from now through December, including maintenance, excursion trains, special tourist trains and equipment moves.

Both the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith and Weirs Beach, NH offer a variety of scenic excursions and special events for the general public as well as school groups and bus tours – typically from mid-May though late October. Scenic train rides for the public begin Memorial Day weekend, May 29-31, 2021. Advance reservations are required. Departure times and tickets for all trains are available by visiting

The Hobo Railroad is located in Lincoln, New Hampshire, just off I-93 at Exit 32, left on Route 112, directly across from McDonalds.  The Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is located at 154 Main Street in Meredith, New Hampshire with a satellite ticket booth located on the Boardwalk at 211 Lakeside Avenue in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire. For up to date information regarding departure times and tickets, visit, or follow the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad on Facebook.

Offering one hour and twenty minute old-fashioned train rides along the Pemigewasset River between Lincoln and Woodstock, NH, the Hobo Railroad is open from late May through October and again from just after Thanksgiving until just before Christmas. For information including 2021 departure schedules and tickets, visit

About the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads:

The Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads are privately owned with operations in Lincoln, Meredith, and Weirs Beach, NH.  As one of the Northeastern United States largest and most popular tourist railroads, weekend operations begin in late-May with daily operations getting underway in late-June and running through the end of October with additional events taking place in Lincoln, NH weekends from Thanksgiving until just before Christmas.  Popular annual events include the 4th of July Family Party Train, the Nature by Rail series, Fall Foliage Excursions, Turkey Dinner Trains and the Santa Express Trains.  For additional information, visit or call (603) 745-2135.

May 10, 2021

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