As the coronavirus pandemic continues we will also continue seeing events and festivals cancel over concerns of public health and safety. This also goes for outdoor events, so if you're headed out to visit Downeast Scenic Railroad for their Touch a Train event, there have been some big changes.

According to the Downeast Scenic Railroad Facebook page, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the rise in Delta variant cases, they are canceling their Touch-a-Train event. This decision wasn't made lightly but is really the only option and way to keep staff and visitors safe.

Downeast Scenic Railroad will still be offering their regular scheduled excursions on Saturday, September 11th. Excursions will be reduced in capacity and happen at both 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets will be on sale for the advertised discounted price of $15 for Adults, $13 for Seniors, and $6 for Children.

Check out this amazing event happening at Downeast Scenic Railroad located at Sunrise Trail, Hancock, ME 04640.

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