The motorcar trains are coming back to Cape May on Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and 2nd. 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.

The Cape May Seashore Lines along with the assistance of the Volunteer Railroaders Association is again presenting a unique rail adventure that features views of the area not normally available and a narrated history of the railroads and maritime that served Cape May.

Trips will depart every hour on the hour starting at the earlier time of 9:00 am with the last departure now at 2:00 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 8:30 each day. Tickets are first-come. All ages are welcome. Cash or credit cards are accepted.

If you can’t make it this weekend? 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 apply.

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

Motorcar trains are coming back to Cape May Labor Day weekend, Saturday & Sunday, September 1st & 2nd