Birthday Parties

Rent a Private Train Car on Select Departures

Is your little engineer celebrating a birthday? Climb aboard the LM&M Railroad for a memorable birthday party experience on board a real vintage train.

The LM&M Railroad’s all new private birthday party package features a ride in a private train car, seating up to 40 people, attached behind select regularly scheduled trains.

Passengers will enjoy a standard 9-mile round trip departing from Lebanon, OH.

While on board passengers will have the opportunity to eat and socialize. A dedicated passenger conductor (car host) will be available to answer any questions.

Cupcakes and juice boxes are provided for children (3-11). Adults will receive free non-alcoholic beverages during train ride.

The birthday child will receive a private tour of the locomotive with the opportunity to take pictures in the engineer seat and blow the horn! The birthday child will also receive a cloth LM&M engineer hat.

Group photo and guided locomotive tours are also available upon request.

to book our birthday party experience please contact our ticket office: 513-933-8022

Classes of Service

Lackawanna Coach Class

Coach passengers will be seated in our 1930’s restored Lackawanna coach cars. Our Lackawanna coach cars feature traditional railroad “walk-over” style seating. This allows families or groups of 4 to face each other. Coach seats are reserved. Our Lackawanna coach cars are heated and feature open windows. Fans circulate air on warmer days.


2019 Dates Of Operation

  • February: 9, 16, & 23

  • March: 9, 16, & 23

Trip Length

  • 1 hour & 15 minutes


  • Standard Private Birthday Package: $400

    • Seating up to 40 passengers

Package Includes

  • Seating for up to 40 passengers in a private decorated train car

  • Birthday Child - 1 cloth LM&M engineer hat, tour of locomotive cab, photo opportunity in engineer seat, & opportunity to blow the train horn

  • All Children (per child ages 3-11) - 1 goodie bag, 1 cupcake, 1 juice box, & guided locomotive tour

  • Adults - free non-alcoholic beverages during train ride

  • Group photo opportunity

Special Notes:

Please be sure to dress for the weather! In the event of inclement weather, we recommend that our guests wear appropriate clothing such as boots and jackets.

All trains run rain or shine. Cancellations due to weather will only be made by the LM&M Railroad in extreme circumstances.

*Please Note* Due to the historic nature of our equipment, the LM&M Railroad is not handicapped accessible.

The LM&M Railroad reserves the right to change equipment or cancel an event/train ride at any time for any reason it deems necessary. Prices are subject to change without notification. All tickets purchased are subject to additional fees. The LM&M Railroad strictly enforces a no refund policy.