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Celebrate Rockaway 2018

  • Potbelly's Riverside Cafe 26 East Main Street Rockaway, NJ, 07866 United States (map)


Train Rides in Rockaway, NJ - September 16th 

The Tri-State Railway Historical Society returns to the Celebrate Rockaway Borough Street Fair, offering free train rides on September 16, 2018. Riding aboard Tri-State's three restored cabooses (DL&W No. 896, L&NE No. 580, and RRRR No. 10), passengers will be treated to a 15-minute, narrated train ride along the Rockaway River and historic Morris Canal. 

All trains depart from the parking lot of Potbelly's Riverside Cafe. The first train leaves at 1 PM, with additional trains departing throughout the duration of the street fair. 

For more information about the street fair, please log onto:

Members' Excursion:

Following the street fair rides, Tri-State will also be hosting an excursion just for Tri-State members on the Dover & Rockaway Branch at 5pm.

To RSVP, email to get tickets. Please indicate which trip(s) you would like to attend. 

Seating on Tri-State's cabooses is very limited and tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A waiting list will be kept when the trains sell out.

Please note that this trip is only open to Tri-State members. New members are welcome. Signing up is easy at and your membership gets you on the train!

Train Rides Provided in Partnership With:

Dover & Rockaway River Railroad

Morris County

Rockaway Borough

Morristown & Erie Railway