Choose Your Mountain Rail Adventure

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

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Gift Certificates

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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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What’s your favorite part about the Polar Express?

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Robin McWhorter WeisenbornWe are coming on the 8th and I think we are more excited this year as we know what to expect. Favorites - the hot chocolate parade before, the Christmas lights out the window, and of course - SANTA!

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Laurie HubbardThe family memories. Our favorite family tradition. This will be our 4th year riding the train. Our kids believe we are heading to the North Pole when we make the trip to Elkins to ride the Polar Express. ❤️

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Debbie Lynn ThompsonWhen Santa arrives with his special gift for each child😍

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John VillanuevaDon't know, it'll be our first time...

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Ryan GreshamWe will here there tonight

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Christina Hoffman HufnagelThe memories we made a family! ❤️

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Holly Woolwine RussellThe look in my child’s eyes seeing Santa and the Hot Chocolate act!!

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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.