It does appear they have changed direction and are now marketing these trains as train rides, with an option to stay at Attitash and board a later train. I think the change just reflects what the customer's are doing and want. So, while the shuttle trains may not be popular with skier's, it does show the demand is there for people wanting a train ride. I also noticed they are not including NH school vacation week in February/March this year, only Massachusetts. I guess ridership during that 2nd full week, wasn't generating enough business.
I wouldn't be surprised in the next few years, they start including departures to Conway, especially when their event center in Conway opens.
It takes real skill to choke on air, fall up the stairs and trip over nothing. I have those skills.