PLEASE NOTE: The Steam Locomotive #15 repairs are underway. No date has yet been set to return the locomotive to service. Our Diesel Engine #6 will pull the train on excursions until such time as our Steam Engine is repaired.

Safety precautions and health guidelines are in place for the benefit of both crew members and our passengers. 

Chehalis Centralia Railroad

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Murdery Mystery Dinner Train

Your Murder Mystery date night just got an upgrade. Join us for an unforgettable live, interactive dinner experience on our vintage refurbished 1920’s rail car!

Departure

Dates:
Saturday, June 29
Saturday, August 17
Saturday, September 7

Departs at:
5:00 p.m.

Duration:
~2 hours

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Fares

Ages 18 and up:
$79

4 and under ride FREE

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Dining

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*Menu is subject to change without notice.

Coffee and water served. Beer and wine available for purchase by The Shire.

Accessibility

All trains have limited wheel chair accessibility. Pre-boarding is available. 24 inch passageways. Ramps to Depot and to train. Gravel parking lot. ADA parking & restrooms available. ADA restroom at depot only.
Please give us a call for more details.

Board Your Dinner Train, Where Scenic Views Abound and Scandal is Afoot!

The Murder Mystery Dinner Train leaves the depot at 5:00 p.m. and travels through the Chehalis River Valley, while you enjoy a four-course dinner in our dining car and work to solve this “whodunit” mystery. Dress warm as the trains are unheated.

Online sales for dinner trains close four days before train event. Please arrive 1/2 hour prior to departure. In respect to all passengers, late arrivals may not be accommodated.

Buy Murder Mystery Dinner Train Tickets HERE

Board Your Dinner Train, Where Scenic Views Abound and Scandal is Afoot!

The Murder Mystery Dinner Train leaves the depot at 5:00 p.m. and travels through the Chehalis River Valley, while you enjoy a four-course dinner in our dining car and work to solve this “whodunit” mystery. Dress warm as the trains are unheated.

Online sales for dinner trains close four days before train event. Please arrive 1/2 hour prior to departure. In respect to all passengers, late arrivals may not be accommodated.

Buy Murder Mystery Dinner Train Tickets HERE

Discover your weekend

The mainstay of rides we offer at the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad consist of coach trains and dinner trains. All of our excursions travel an 18-mile round trip along the scenic upper Chehalis Valley, through pastoral farmland. Groups of 20+ are eligible for discounts – visit our Groups and Charters page for more details!

In addition to our regular coach excursions & dinner trains, the railroad hosts a number of special events. From themed dinner trains to holiday events like our annual Easter and Pumpkin Trains, The Polar Express™, Escape Room Train, and Wizard Express, the railroad has many exciting specials to offer. And if you have your own special event you’d like to undertake, the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad offers charters as well! Check our Groups and Charters page for information about booking your own event. Ages 4 and under ride free!

Free Parking

Charter Your Own Event

Book a private excursion! The perfect venue for your next event and an excellent opportunity for work retreats, parties and ceremonies. We can accommodate parties of 50-120 people, with add-on options such as dinner service, 2-4 cars, indoor and outdoor seating available. Event packages start at $2500. If you are looking to continue the experience, you may be able to rent the loading platform and rail-yard for your private party.  

Contact us for pricing and to learn more about customizing your experience.

* Date and time restrictions may apply

Dinner Menu

Catered by Joy’s Once Upon a Thyme

Salad:
Mixed greens with red onions, cranberries, walnuts and feta cheese. Cranberry vinaigrette dressing.

New York Steak
OR
Stuffed Portabella Mushroom (vegetarian)

Served with:
Garlic mashed potatoes, green beans with red peppers and onions, artisan rolls and butter

Dessert:
Chocolate cupcake with raspberry frosting

Beer and wine available for purchase by The Shire

Chehalis Valley Coach Ride Excursion
Twin Oaks Rd
Mt Rainier Vista
River View Coach Ride
Chehalis River View
Chehalis Depot
Chehalis Depot
Tree Farm