Train carrying amusement rides rolls into Hamburg


HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – People lined up to welcome a colorful freight train in the Village of Hamburg on Friday.

The train is filled with amusement rides for the Erie County Fair. The ceremony is a sign the fair is just days away.

Erie County Cultural Society Director of Special Events Marty Biniasz said, “There are multiple generations here. Grandparents are bring their grandchildren. Parents are bringing their kids for the first time to experience something they may have experienced decades ago. This is America and this is the county fair and the train is a big part of that.”

The Erie County Fair runs from August 6-17. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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