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Cass Scenic Bald Knob Trip

  • 4.5 Hour
  • Cass Depot
  • Lunch on Train
  • Steam

Wild Heart Connector Adventure Package

  • All Day
  • Cass or Elkins Depot
  • Lunch + Overnight
  • Steam & Diesel

Cheat Mountain Salamander

  • 2.5 or 8 Hour
  • Diesel
  • Elkins or Cheat Brg Dep
  • Lunch on Train

Polar Express

  • 1.5 Hour
  • Diesel
  • Elkins Depot
  • Toy for Kids

Mountain Explorer Dinner Train

  • 4 Hour
  • Diesel
  • Dinner on Train
  • Elkins Depot

Cass Scenic Whittaker Trip

  • 2 Hour
  • Cass Depot
  • Concessions
  • Steam

The Elf Limited

  • 1 Hour
  • Cass Depot
  • Steam
  • Toy for Kids

Castaway Caboose Overnights

  • Durbin Depot
  • Multiple Days
  • Overnight
  • Steam

2017 Polar Express On Sale Now!

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Great Scenic Railway Journeys

For a great overview of all our Mountain Rail Adventures produced by PBS’s Great Scenic Railway Journeys! Click here!

Railyard Dining

Just a few steps from the end of the tracks at the Elkins Depot, the Railyard Restaurant offers a variety of family dining options and a menu to fit any budget.

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POLAR EXPRESS tickets remain! We're getting a lot of calls about available Polar Express dates. Here's a quick rundown on dates that still have availability! Message us if you're looking for more details!

POLAR EXPRESS 5:00 pm:
November: 8, 15, 16,

POLAR EXPRESS 7:15 pm:
November: 8, 15, 28, 29
December: 5, 6, 12, 13

There are pockets of availability on other select dates. If you can't find the date you want, ask us about the Elf Limited train!

mountainrailwv.com/tour/polar-express/
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POLAR EXPRESS tickets remain! Were getting a lot of calls about available Polar Express dates. Heres a quick rundown on dates that still have availability! Message us if youre looking for more details!

POLAR EXPRESS 5:00 pm:
November: 8, 15, 16, 

POLAR EXPRESS 7:15 pm:
November: 8, 15, 28, 29 
December: 5, 6, 12, 13 

There are pockets of availability on other select dates. If you cant find the date you want, ask us about the Elf Limited train! 

http://mountainrailwv.com/tour/polar-express/

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Kim JuricaThat’s me and my daughters in the pic💖we had so much fun!

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Sarah CookThanks for posting available extra dates that helps so much.... , will share

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Rachel Wellsim in a pickel.... I purchased tickets last year, the DAY they became available.... fast forward to today... I'm currently 33.5 weeks pregnant, due Dec 2, but my babies typically arrive 2 weeks early. I really don't think we are going to be able to make the trip for the Polar express train ride... thank goodness my older children don't know about it. we had also purchased tickets for the dinner. (they were for the 5pm train ride followed by the dinner on Sunday Nov. 26). is there anything that can be done?

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Chad JuricaI wish I would have went with you guys!!! So much fun!

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Janetta RossStephanie Thomas the train ride I was telling you about.

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Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad shared Meteorologist Alida Donnelly's video.

Meteorologist Alida Donnelly
Check out this video from CBS 59 Beckley-area Meteorologist Alida Donnelly of her visit to the New Tygart Flyer in Elkins last week! The fall colors were BEAUTIFUL at the High Falls!
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I spent a day last week on the Mountain Explorer. It was amazing seeing the fall colors from the rails!

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Jimmy SmithCan't wait I'll be there Friday

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Sandy DempseySounds great

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Customer Reviews

“Great train ride!”

Oh boy, where do I start….let me just say ya can’t help but smile when you see the train pulling into the station and you hear that awesome whistle blow, then as it echoes through the valley.

“Almost Heaven – SURE IS!”

Wonderful trip, fun for all, beautiful, and historic ride. The ride was comfortable, the staff knowledgeable, and scenery sublime! I cannot imagine a better way to enjoy a vacation, time with family, and the gorgeous views.

“Loved the railroad”

We rode the Cass Railroad on the Bald Knob excursion. We had a blast! The cars have a guide who will answer all your questions, ours was a young man who had been doing this for 14 years we loved him. It advertised a Hobo Lunch and what we got was much more than anticipated.

“Great way to see the countryside”

We took the shorter 2-hour trip that leaves from Cass station. The open-air cars allowed mountain air and views in from all directions. The tour guide is knowledgeable and narrates history and construction as you climb the mountain to Whittaker Station.