An important notice for friends and patrons of the Whippany Railway Museum

Due to the continuing public health concerns and the spread of COVID-19, the Whippany Railway Museum remains CLOSED and has suspended all of its excursion trains until further notice. We are evaluating our options for the 2021 season, and will make those announcements as soon as they become available

What is the Difference Between
Club Car, Coach Car, Caboose Car Seating

Club Car Seating
Club Car Seating

The Club car is a restored 1927 First Class coach car with individual leather seats, mahogany interior accented with stained glass, built-in-tables, carpeting and period ceiling fans and holds 45 passengers.

Coach Car
Coach Car Seating

The Coach Cars are retired NJ Transit Comet 1 commuter coaches built in the early 1970's These brushed aluminum coaches feature built in Lighting, Heating and Air Conditioning and electronically operated passenger doors. The car seats approximately 100 people, with half face one end of the car and half facing the other.

Caboose Car

Caboose Seating

The Whippany Railway Museum has several cabooses that we use on our excursion trains.  They range in age up to 100 years old.  There are two basic models, the familiar cupola caboose with its distinctive "bubble top" as seen in the right hand picture, and the bay window version with its extended windows on the sides. Each caboose holds approximately 15 passengers.


The Whippany Railway Museum is a member of the HeritageRail Alliance
and the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey.
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Whippany Railway Museum
P.O. Box 16
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016
(973) 887-8177

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