Military-themed train rides set for Rediscover Gowanda Festival

GOWANDA — New York and Lake Erie Railroad and Love INC will offer two scheduled train trips to the Village of South Dayton’s beautifully restored Erie Railroad Depot on Saturday, May 20 as part of the many festivities planned for the Rediscover Gowanda Weekend. The rides will feature Civil War re-enactors on board the trains to entertain and educate the passengers.

The 2 1/4 hour round trips will depart from the Gowanda train station, located at 50 Commercial St, at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Coach seating is $18 for adults and $12 for children ages 3 to 11. Ages 2 and under ride free on the lap of a ticket holder. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. First class seating in the Daniel Webster Dining Car is $20 for adults and $15 for children (3-11). A snack pack and beverage are included.

Due to limited seating, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Train tickets can be purchased in advance on-line until May 18 at: Any unsold seats will go on sale starting one hour prior to each trip at the Gowanda train station.

Questions may be directed to Love INC at 532-3541 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.