Storybook Express Train Rides Debut In St. Marys May 19 & 26
Children of all ages will enjoy the charms of Snow White, Robin Hood, Snoopy other favorite storybook characters on the Storybook Express.
The St. Marys Express is introducing their newest excursion designed to appeal to children of all ages from 2 to 92.
The Storybook Express will depart Theatre by the Trax at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm on May 19 and 26. Passengers will ride the rails to StoryLand through picturesque woodlands and marshlands with entertainment all along the way.
At the Midway stage, actors from St. Marys Little Theatre bring a storybook adventure to life with lovable characters including Snow White, Robin Hood, Snoopy and more. The fun continues as all the characters board the train for the ride back.
Every spring, St. Marys Express introduces a new train adventure, and this year’s “Storybook Express” is the last train excursion until October.
“Volunteers for St. Marys Little Theatre create engaging scenarios that get the passengers involved before, after, and during the train ride,” said Barbara Ryan, entertainment director for St. Marys Express. “We have many returning guests because they know that each excursion is an entirely new and different experience.”
Ryan said that no matter what age a person is, they will enjoy the diversion from the humdrum everyday world that the Storybook Express provides.
“The Storybook Express is a ‘worry-free’ zone,” Ryan said. “Only smiles allowed once you come aboard.”
The Storybook Express departs from Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne Street in St. Marys, at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm on May 19 and 26.Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for children 12 and under. Children two and under ride free on laps. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.stmarysrailroad.com or by calling 912-200-5235. Special group discounts are available for groups of ten or more by calling 912-729-1103 to get discount code.
St. Marys Express’s popular AT THE THROTTLE experience is also offered on all train dates. AT THE THROTTLE gives someone (must be 16 or older) an opportunity to actually run the diesel locomotive. Cost is $150 and reservations for AT THE THROTTLE must be made ahead of time by calling 912-729-1103.

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