Enjoy the romance of the rails....on the rails....with the Seashore Lines!

As the Seashore Lines begins its 27th year of passenger rail excursions, we are proud to announce that the Valentine's Express is returning to the rails in southern New Jersey!

You and your special guest can enjoy a historic, comfortable and fun train ride as we celebrate the Feast of Saint Valentine! Join us on Friday, February 10 from Richland Station or Saturday, February 11 from Tuckahoe Station. The 75-plus minute round trip will be just the right amount of time to enjoy a selection of first class hors d'oeuvres (hot and cold), desserts and refreshments!

Your choice of seating on our beautiful First Class cars: the Braddock Inn, the New York Central 38 or the Vista Valley allows for a unique and fun experience for you and your special guest. Live musicians, chocolate and flowers add to the fun at a memorable event!

Please note that the Valentine's Express is a BYOB event*.

Adults only over 21 years old will be permitted on the Braddock Inn, New York Central 38 or Vista Valley.

Coach seating is also available for passengers of all ages at regular coach fares (does not include Valentine's Express amenities).

Enjoy the romance of the rails, on the rails, with the Seashore Lines!

We hope to see you onboard the Valentine’s Express!

*NJ law allows only for wine and beer to be consumed in a BYOB setting. Any other adult beverage will not be permitted on board. Please BYOB responsibly. Only those age 21 and over will be permitted on the special cars for this event. Non-soft drinks can be consumed on the train only and may not be opened in the station areas at Richland or Tuckahoe, including the parking lot. Regular coach seating is available to all. Coach passengers will not be served any of the food / refreshments that are part of the Valentine's Express.

Valentine's Express Accommodations

The Seashore Lines will be offering First Class accommodations for the Valentine's Express! Pricing is listed below for Adults Ages 21 and up.

All couples will have designated seating in our Lounge and Cafe sections.

Traveling with friends and family who made their own reservations? Place a note on your booking if you wish to be seated together with two additional passengers at your Cafe table our Lounge seats.

Feel free to click on the underlined names below for more information and images of our passenger cars.

  • Braddock Inn: $67.95 per Person
    Parlor Lounge seating at a pair of Parlor-Lounge Seats facing each other with a small table between passengers.
    Cafe seating at a private table for two passengers.

  • New York Central 38: $62.95 per Person
    - Lounge seating at a private grouping of two lounge seats facing each other.
    Cafe seating at a private table for two passengers.

  • Vista Valley - Observation Lounge: $67.95 per Person
    - Observation Lounge seating at a pair of Lounge seats facing each other with a small table between passengers.

  • Vista Valley - Deluxe Suites: $149.95 per COUPLE
    - Suites available for a couple (2 passengers), and can accommodate additional passengers for $67.95 per passenger.

Trip Information

  • All Valentine's Express! trains are approximately 75 minute trips, and do not have a mid-trip layover at the Station.

  • Restrooms will be available at your boarding station.

Train Schedule

Friday, February 10, 2023
Departing from
Richland at 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 11, 2023
Departing from
Tuckahoe at 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Looking for a Family Friendly event?

Coach Seating is available on all Seashore Lines special event trains in historic Budd Rail Diesel Cars. For More Information and to order tickets, please visit the Coach Train Rides page.

The Richland Village Train Station: is situated on US Route 40 / Harding Highway, approximately three miles east of NJ State Route 54, and approximately eight miles west of NJ State Route 50.

1272 Harding Highway
Richland, NJ 08350

The Tuckahoe Village Train Station: is situated on Cape May County Routes 659 / Railroad Avenue and 557 / Mill Road, south of NJ State Route 49 and west of NJ State Route 50.

Mill Road and Railroad Avenue
Tuckahoe, NJ 08250

(you may need to enter “31 Mill Road Woodbine, NJ” as the location in your GPS)