NEW TYGART FLYER,
THE POLAR EXPRESS™
& MOUNTAIN EXPLORER DINNER TRAIN

Directions to the Elkins Depot

Traveling from I-79 in West Virginia, take exit 99 to US Rt. 33 towards Elkins. You will exit at the Downtown Elkins exit from US 33 east (DO NOT USE the Crystal Springs/Old US 33 exit.) The Downtown Elkins exit is much easier. Take a right turn at the bottom of the exit ramp. Go straight until you come to a stoplight and you will see the depot in the near distance. Stay straight at the stoplight.

Traveling from US 219, US 250, or US 33 west from the western Virginia general area, you will follow these routes until you arrive in Elkins at the Railroad Avenue (Walgreen’s) stoplight. At this light, turn left (toward Go-Mart). The Depot will be ahead and on the right.

Physical Location:
315 Railroad Avenue
Elkins, West Virginia 26241

NOTE: For directions from your address to the Depot, Google Maps is most accurate. GPS coordinate:
38:55 17 N 79:51 3 W

The Elkins Depot

  • The ticket window is located between the information center and the Rail & Trail Souvenir Shop inside the Depot.
  • Restrooms are located in the Depot.

CHEAT MOUNTAIN SALAMANDER

Directions to the Elkins Depot

Traveling from I-79 in West Virginia, take exit 99 to US Rt. 33 towards Elkins. You will exit at the Downtown Elkins exit from US 33 east (DO NOT USE the Crystal Springs/Old US 33 exit.) The Downtown Elkins exit is much easier. Take a right turn at the bottom of the exit ramp. Go straight until you come to a stoplight and you will see the depot in the near distance. Stay straight at the stoplight.

Traveling from US 219, US 250, or US 33 west from the western Virginia general area, you will follow these routes until you arrive in Elkins at the Railroad Avenue (Walgreen’s) stoplight. At this light, turn left (toward Go-Mart). The Depot will be ahead and on the right.

Physical Location:
315 Railroad Avenue
Elkins, West Virginia 26241

NOTE: For directions from your address to the Depot, Google Maps is most accurate. GPS coordinate:
38:55 17 N 79:51 3 W

The Cheat Bridge Boarding Station

Directions to Cheat Bridge

From Elkins, travel south on US 250. From Huttonsville, continue on US 250 south for approximately 14 miles. Once you cross the bridge and the railroad tracks, look for the first road on the right. Take this gravel road which is marked with a Cheat Mountain Salamander sign. Follow this road across the tracks, look to your left and you will see the loading platform.

  • Guests must walk up steps to board the Cheat Mountain Salamander.
  • Restrooms are available onboard the train.
  • NOTE:  Google Maps, use Cheat Bridge, WV.  GPS coordinate: 38.611667, -79.874167

THE DURBIN ROCKET &
CASTAWAY CABOOSE

Directions to Durbin

Arriving from the north
take US 250 south from Elkins approximately 37 miles and the depot is the yellow and white building on the right as you proceed through town.

Traveling from the south,
Durbin can be reached by traveling on State Route 92 north from the White Sulphur Springs exit of I-64.

If traveling from Snowshoe Mountain Resort or from Cass Scenic Railroad State Park,
State Route 92 can be reached by traveling State Route 66 east. State Route 66 intersects with State Route 92 approximately 6 miles from the town of Cass, WV.

Physical Location:
4759 Staunton Parkersburg Turnpike
Durbin, West Virginia 26264

NOTE: For directions from your address to the Depot, Google Maps is most accurate. GPS coordinate:
38°32 50 N 79°49 41 W

The Durbin Depot

  • The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad offices are across the street from the Depot in the Rail & Trail souvenir store.
  • Boarding passes are picked up in the Rail & Trail Store, which is open one hour prior to each departure.
  • Restrooms are located in the Last Run Restaurant

CASS SCENIC RAILROAD

Cass Scenic Railroad is accessible by State Route 28/92N between Dunmore and Green Bank in Pocahontas County. An 11-mile connector route, WV 66, links the town of Cass to U.S. 219 at Slatyfork.
Once in Cass, just follow signs to Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. The Depot is located between the parking lot and the Cass Country Store complex, the building nearest the railroad tracks.

Directions to Cass Scenic Railroad

Arriving from the north
Via I-79, take the Weston, Rt. 33 exit and proceed east to Elkins, then south on Rt. 219

Traveling from the south
Via I-77 and I-64, take Lewisburg, Rt. 219 N. or White Sulphur Springs, Rt. 60/92 N.

From the East
Via I-81, take Rt. 55, Rt. 33, Rt. 250 or Rt. 39 into West Virginia.

From the West
Via I-64, continue east on WV Turnpike and I-64.
Take Lewisburg, Rt. 219 N. or White Sulphur Springs, Rt. 60/92 N.Via I-64 at Beckley, travel north on Rt. 19, then east on Rt. 39/55 via Richwood.

Because of the rural location, GPS units are not always the most reliable source for turn-by-turn directions. Some of the roads in the area are not properly mapped. Input longitude and latitude coordinates, rather than using a street address.

GPS coordinates are 38°23’50.6”N 79°54’51.2”W

For more detailed directions from your location to the location of the Cass Scenic Railroad, just Google Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Cass, WV 24927

Activity ID: 1009203 Activity Name: Mountain Rail - Homepage Activity Group Name: CEOC-WVSp12