During the ride the Easter Bunny will hop through the train & visits each child, giving them a special gift from his bas­ket. So why not gather up the kids & join us? Also on board will be several other surprise cartoon characters. ALL passengers, including in­fants, require a ticket to board the train.

buy-tickets-300x108Adults: $14.50   Children: $10.50

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Glen Rock – Boro Hall

Between Maple Avenue & Rock Road Times: 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm

Saturday, March 28th Train will travel up the New Jersey Transit Bergen Line, switch onto the Main Line and return back. During the approximately 60 minute ride the train will pass Ridgewood Junction tower, Waldwick tower, continue to Suffern New York Rail Yard in Rockland County NY, pause and then head back to Glen Rock.  Station and train is ADA handicapped accessible with caveats; see Handicapped Note 1 below.

Trains will run rain, snow, sleet or shine. Bring your cameras! These Easter holiday decorated train rides are pleasant family fun with the little children enjoying the most!

Frequently Asked Questions

These trips are being run to help raise funds for the VRA to preserve the historic 1894 Hawthorne NJ NYS&W railroad station that they restored recently.

HPIM2750-croppedYour family will have a great time! These rides combine the mystery, history and love of the American rail­road and the thrill of “riding the rails” with the magic of celebrating the Easter holidays. The ~60 minute Easter Bunny train Ride is on NJ Transit who provides the modern restroom equipped cars, en­suring that the cars will be clean, warm, dry & comfortable.

We’ve been running these Easter Bunny Train Rides in NJ since 1993!

Ticket Office Hours

Tuesday from 6 pm – 8 pm & Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm. Hours only in the 4 weeks prior to the ride. tickets@vratrips.com 80 Royal Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506 Phone (973) 238-0555 Please leave a message if you are not calling during Ticket Office Hours.


Handicapped Note 1 – The ramp on the westbound platform is at the southern­most end of ‘Parking Lot 2′. This lot is near Boro Hall. As you enter the lot (from Rock Road) parallel to the tracks, you take the first right turn into the lot closest to the tracks, then make a left turn and drive parallel to the tracks towards Maple Avenue. The landmark is: the handicap ramp is located next to the second to the last ‘Glen Rock – Boro Hall’ sign. which is at the Maple Avenue end of the lot.

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