The motorcar trains are coming back to Cape May! This Saturday, May 5th, the popular trains will be operating out of Cape May station on Lafayette St. for a 45-minute trip to the Cape May canal and back. (There will be no trips on Sunday this weekend only.)

The Cape May Seashore Lines along with the assistance of the Volunteer Railroaders Association are again presenting a unique rail adventure on Saturday May 5th, departing Cape May station (the Welcome Center) and traveling north to the canal.

Trips will depart every hour on the hour starting at 10:00 am with the last departure at 3:00 pm.

Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 (2 and younger are free). Tickets will be available on the platform starting at 9:30 each day. Tickets are first-come. All ages are welcome.

If you can’t make it this Saturday? Don’t worry, the trains will operate both Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) the first full weekend of every month through October, same times and pricing applies. Plus look for us at the Cold Spring Village Railroad Days on July 21st and 22nd.

IF YOU ARE DRIVING: Parking at the Cape May station is limited to visitors to the Welcome Center and bus passengers. If you cannot find street or lot parking nearby, there is a free Park & Ride lot a few blocks away. The Park & Ride Lot is located at 921 Lafayette Street, Cape May (Cape May Elementary School) 12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m. daily during the summer season, Customers will be able to use Parkmobile’s mobile applications for iPhone, Android, and Windows phones to conveniently pay to park on-the-go. To use the Parkmobile system, customers can register for free through the app or at Once registered, they can use the mobile app, internet, or call the toll-free number listed on the Parkmobile meter stickers and signs to pay for parking. Enforcement officers will be able to see that a motorist has paid with Parkmobile using a wireless handheld device.

Hope to see lots of you then!

Station Location

Cape May City Rail Terminal – Lafayette St. & Elmira St. – 609 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ 08204

The motorcar trains are coming back to Cape May Saturday, May 5th!