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John Oliver Reacts to Thousands Flocking to See the New Backyard Train

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SCRANTON -- Sunday wrapped up the first weekend of our gifted train’s reveal at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton.

As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, there were 475 people waiting in line to see the gift from HBO’s John Oliver.

All weekend long people piled into the museum, which noted visitors totaled to over 5,000.

The museum closed around 4:30 p.m. but will be back open on Monday at 9 a.m.

Check out John Oliver's response to our "changes."

WARNING: Video contains language that may be offensive to some viewers.

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