Operating Schedule

The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad operates most weekends from Memorial Day through mid October. Fares are $6 per adult or child age 13 and older, $2, for children under 13, and children under 6 may ride for free. Please note that all trains run subject to the availability of equipment and manpower. You may also contact us by telephone on scheduled operating days between 11 AM and closing time by calling 207-639-2228. Group rates are available for large groups on normal operating dates, and charter rates are available for dates that are not on our published operating calendar. We can accommodate groups of up to 100 and would love to host your group for a special day of narrow gauge railroading. Please contact us for information or to book your event.

May
25
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

May
26
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jun
8
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

D-Day +1 @ Sanders Station
Jun 8 @ 11:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It’s D-Day plus one. Allied forces attempt to break out from their Normandy beachheads while German re-enforcement are brought up to the front by train. Witness the Allied Airborne forces struggle with the defenders of Hitler’s Atlantic wall. Accompany the German forces as they ride the train to meet the massive Allied invasion. The future of Europe is at stake, but who will prevail?

Jun
15
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jun
16
Sun
Father’s Day Special – Half Price for Dad @ Sanders Station
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

What could be better than an historic train ride with Dad on Father’s Day? Dad rides for only $3 if accompanied by family. Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips.

Jul
6
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
7
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
13
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
14
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
20
Sat
The Great Train Robbery – Western Reenactment @ Sanders Station
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

This is a classic good guys vs. bad guys event, with six guns and shotguns blazing. Don’t be surprised if the sheriff decides to deputize your children!

Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
21
Sun
The Great Train Robbery – Western Reenactment @ Sanders Station
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

This is a classic good guys vs. bad guys event, with six guns and shotguns blazing. Don’t be surprised if the sheriff decides to deputize your children!

Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
27
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Jul
28
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
3
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
4
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
10
Sat
Ice Cream Trains – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What could be better than a train ride and free ice cream on a hot summer day? Join us for a day that both children and adults will love! Depart on any but the last train departure of the day, and your family can hang out in our picnic grove and explore the history of the Sandy River Railroad for as long as you like. Children may or may not enjoy the history lesson, but the all enjoy powering one of the hand cars around the yard.

Aug
11
Sun
Ice Cream Trains – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What could be better than a train ride and free ice cream on a hot summer day? Join us for a day that both children and adults will love! Depart on any but the last train departure of the day, and your family can hang out in our picnic grove and explore the history of the Sandy River Railroad for as long as you like. Children may or may not enjoy the history lesson, but the all enjoy powering one of the hand cars around the yard.

Aug
16
Fri
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Evening Lantern Trains – 8:30 and 9:00 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 16 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Experience nighttime rail travel the way our grandparents did on a train lighted by authentic oil lanterns. These trains depart near dusk to provide the proper ambiance. Unlike our reularly scheduled daytime trains, there are no stops to explore the roundhouse and other facilities.

Aug
17
Sat
Civil War Reenactment @ Sanders Station
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Uniformed forces of both the confederate and union armies battle for control of the train. The train stops at a clearing where a major skirmish between the two sides takes place.

Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Evening Lantern Trains – 8:30 and 9:00 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 17 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Experience nighttime rail travel the way our grandparents did on a train lighted by authentic oil lanterns. These trains depart near dusk to provide the proper ambiance. Unlike our reularly scheduled daytime trains, there are no stops to explore the roundhouse and other facilities.

Aug
18
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
24
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
25
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Aug
31
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Sep
1
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Sep
14
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Sep
15
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Sep
28
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Sep
29
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Oct
5
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Oct
6
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Oct
12
Sat
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.

Oct
13
Sun
Train Rides – 11 AM, Noon, 1, 2, and 3 PM @ Sanders Station
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trains depart on the hour from 11 AM until 3 PM. All departures are from Sanders Station at 128 Bridge Street in Phillips. This is presently the northern end of our line, which is built upon the original right of way of the Phillips and Rangeley Railroad. The ride is approximately 50 to 55 minutes with stops at the south end of the line and at our roundhouse complex. You are free to depart on one train and return on another, as there is quite a bit to see in and around the roundhouse.