Delaware & Ulster Railroad
Backstory and Context
In 1986, the scenic train ride was established in Arkville, the excursion was named the Delaware & Ulster.
According the proud history of the Ulster & Delaware Railroad, “The path of the Ulster & Delaware wound trains from Kingston Point on the Hudson River, through the Catskill Region and ultimately to Oneonta in the Susquehanna Valley. The D&U was originally chartered as the Rondout & Oswego and was reorganized three years later as the New York, Kingston and Syracuse. This line became the Ulster & Delaware in 1875 and track to Oneonta was completed in 1900”
On August 28, 2011, the Delaware & Ulster Railroad suffered damage due to Hurricane Irene. And service was resumed in May 2012 to present date