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Northern Virginia Magazine – Family Travel: West Virginia Mountain Rail Adventures

By Micaela Williamson The Potomac Highlands of West Virginia are a testament to the state’s wild heart. With diverse forests, rushing streams and huge rock formations, the area is an unparalleled destination for scenic adventures. There is perhaps no better way to take in the scenery than a unique trip with West Virginia Mountain Rail […]

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The Inter-Mountain – Polar Express Now Taking Reservations

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad has once again collaborated with Rail Events Inc. and Warner Brothers Consumer Products, Inc. to bring the officially licensed Polar Express Train Ride event to Elkins this holiday season. Telling the story of a young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, […]

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WCHS-TV8 – Mountain Rail Offering Summer Adventures

ELKINS, W.Va. – Experience West Virginia’s high mountain country during the last days of summer with the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad. The Cass Scenic Railroad is one of the railroad’s most popular Mountain Rail Adventure destinations and is offering a full operating schedule and special nighttime train excursions during the month of August. This […]

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Charleston Daily Mail – “Slobberface” Rides Again

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park visitors will be able to hop aboard one of the nation’s oldest steam engines next fall and take a ride on a rail line that hasn’t been in operation for 30 years. The locomotive, which was built in 1926 by Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia is known as The Buffalo […]

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Charleston Gazette-Mail – Castaway Caboose: Unhook, UnPlug and Camp in a Railroad Car

DURBIN — Sometimes it’s not so much about where you’re going. It’s about how you get there. A trip, complete with overnight stay, aboard the Castaway Caboose is one of those times. After all, there aren’t that many opportunities these days to board a coal-powered 1910 steam engine, chug five miles along a scenic track, […]

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