The Saratoga and North Creek Railway shut down in 2018 and since then, nothing has been using the tracks – until now.
The Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway LLC has announced that starting in Spring 2022, they will be taking over the tracks with new scenic rides. According to their website, “Our trains operate out of Corinth Station and offer guests a chance to see the beauty of the Southern Adirondacks. The Adirondack Company originally built this historic line in 1864 by Dr. Thomas Durant from Saratoga Springs to North Creek. Let us take you back in time and relax as you enjoy a beverage on a leisurely excursion!”
Trips with the Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway LLC will start May 22 and run through September. According to the Times Union, it departs from Corinth for a 90-minute ride through the southern Adirondacks including a stop at the Fossil Stone Winery. It will be pulled by an Alco S-1 locomotive built in Schenectady in 1943.
They’re planning to host pizza trains on Friday nights, an ice cream Sunday train, fall foliage trains and a Christmas train. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children. First-class seats in a dining car and a $200 ride in the Alco S-1 locomotive itself are available.