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Choo Choo Bob’s coming to Union Depot

Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store announced on its Facebook page on March 10 that it is headed back to St. Paul this spring. It will be opening its new location in Union Depot on May 3. Their last day of business at their current location was March 24.

The interactive train themed toy store, which also has a pay-to-play train table space and  hosts birthday parties & events, was a long-time staple of St. Paul, opening their Marshall Ave. store in 2005. 

Like many businesses, they closed their doors in 2020 because of pandemic impacts and to focus on other aspects of their business, only to open a new, smaller store in 2022 in St. Louis Park at the Shops at West End that featured a smaller retail space and incorporated more pay-to-play train tables.

The train themed store is already booking birthday parties at their new location and has events planned for May 3 on their website.

Visit to learn more and find their hours and pricing.