Lincoln, NH - Following a delayed opening due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, New Hampshire businesses and attractions state-wide have been authorized by Governor Sununu to begin opening with restrictions recommended by State and Federal authorities. Among the attractions preparing to open is the popular Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad which is looking forward to welcoming their guests back and celebrating its 33rd season of operation.
With stations located in Lincoln, Meredith and Weirs Beach, NH, the owners and staff of the Railroad have gone to great lengths this Spring to ensure an enjoyable and care-free experience for their guests. Operations will begin with the opening of the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH on Saturday & Sunday, June 20th & 21st, 2020 offering train rides at 11am and 1pm both days.
"We were extremely pleased when Governor Sununu announced this past Thursday we would be able to open", stated Benjamin Clark, Vice President of the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad. "Everyone on our Team has been busy for weeks preparing to welcome our guests back. We've been carefully following the many COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines provided by State and Federal officials to make sure our guests are not only comfortable when they arrive, but confident knowing that we've taken the steps necessary to ensure a fun, safe and healthy experience."
On Friday, June 26th, 2020, both the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH will begin daily operations. Officials ask that those planning to enjoy a train ride this year purchase tickets in advance. The Railroad's web site (www.HoboRR.cm) is currently being updated but will be ready to accept reservations starting at 8:00am Wednesday morning, June 17th, 2020. Those purchasing tickets online will also receive a confirmation E-mail from the Railroad following their purchase that will provide them with important details they will need to become familiar with prior to arrival.
The Hobo Railroad is located in Lincoln, NH, just off Exit 32 on I-93, left on Route 112, directly across from McDonalds. The Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is located at 154 Main Street in Meredith, NH with a satellite ticket booth located on the Boardwalk at 211 Lakeside Avenue in Weirs Beach, NH. For information regarding advance ticket sales, departure times and COVID-19 recommendations, visit www.HoboRR.com, or follow the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad on Facebook.