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Guide: A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley

Stay Off The Tracks.

After playing through the game for a while, players may eventually see the message ‘A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley’ on their screens. This notification is exactly what it sounds like, since it serves to bring your attention to the railway tracks in the north of town.

But there is a bit more information to know about the event, and we’ll go over it in our A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley guide.

A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley Guide

A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley
Railway Station.

On any random day in the game, a train may pass through Pelican Town. There is no obvious trigger for the occurrence, but it only happens between 9 am and 6 pm. Seasons do not affect this in any way either.

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Players also only receive the ‘A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley’ notification if they are outside. So if you’re inside your home, or in another area like The Mines, then it may not show up for you. This means that there is a small chance that you may miss the train entirely if you are not outdoors.

But when it does pass through town, certain items may fall off for the player to collect. The amount of these dropped items is completely random, but they are usually from the list seen below:

  • Coal.
  • Geodes.
  • Iron Ore.
  • Leprechaun Shoes (Exclusive to the Train).
  • Stone.
  • Wood.

Players do not have to be present at the railroad for these items to fall off. They will spawn regardless of where you personally are on the map, but they will disappear overnight. So make sure to collect them before you go to sleep.

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Also practice caution when dealing with the moving train. It won’t kill you outright if you get hit, but it can shave off a decent chunk of your health.

This has been eXputer’s A Train Is Passing Through Stardew Valley guide.


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