We put history into motion

The Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad (LM&M Railroad) offers historic train rides in Warren County Ohio departing from downtown Lebanon. This is your chance to ride in vintage passenger cars hauled behind a historic diesel locomotive. The LM&M Railroad offers the only family friendly train ride experiences in southwest Ohio. We offer themed events year-round for passengers of all ages. The LM&M Railroad is operated by Cincinnati Scenic Railway, a nonprofit organization.

Featured Train Rides

Turtle Creek Valley Flyer

Our basic train ride experience

Experience a historic train ride on the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad. You will travel through the country side of Warren County in Southwestern, Ohio. During your ride you can listen to our informative passenger conductors describe railroad history and operations.

The Turtle Creek Valley Flyer is a delightful educational experience that fits the schedules of schools and day cares.

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Day Out with Thomas

Ride Behind Everyone's Favorite Engine

Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers aspiring engineers and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, at regional heritage railroads across the country.

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2018 Fireworks Train


For over 10 years the LM&M Railroad and its partners have operated the Fireworks Train to the Labor Day Weekend fireworks display on the Cincinnati riverfront. The tradition continues in 2018, but the train will be operated by the Ohio Rail Experience.

Avoid the traffic and arrive in style with the Ohio Rail Experience and the LM&M Railroad for a night of fun!

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Pizza & Beer Train

All Aboard for a Unique Night Out

Each ticket includes a serving of pizza and a 12+ ounce bottle of beer or bottle of water. Additional drinks and snacks will be available for purchase on board the train from our concession stand. 

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North Pole Express

The Lebanon mason monroe Railroad's PREMIER Holiday ATTRACTION  

Experience the magic of a train ride with Santa Claus himself. During the hour long journey Santa and his elves will make their way through the train to visit with each family. Every child will receive a bell from Santa’s sleigh. We encourage you to bring your own camera, pictures with Santa are allowed and encouraged. Santa's talented elves will be making balloons and singing carols on-board the train.

The LM&M Railroad will have our station area decorated with lights for the Christmas season. Hot chocolate and cookies are included with your ticket. Every passenger will receive a FREE souvenir hot chocolate mug. Each child will receive a special "North Pole Express" souvenir train ticket. 

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Current Promotions

Day Out With Thomas Sale! - SAVE $2 PER TICKET

Everyone's number one engine will be stopping in Lebanon later this summer for a day of family fun. Buy your tickets online in advance and save $2 per ticket using promo code: BIGWORLD.

Only valid on Day Out with Thomas.