A Night With the Stars
Board the Cheat Mountain Salamander at Cheat Bridge for a night-time excursion into the depths of the wilderness to study the stars. Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) staff will guide you through the night-time sky via telescopes. Campfire and s’mores! Bring a camping chair, flashlight and jacket for this outdoor excursion.
Departs Cheat Bridge 7 pm
Returns to Cheat Bridge 10 pm
Directions from Elkins to Cheat Bridge:
From the South:
38.6117° N, 79.8742° W
Cheat Bridge, West Virginia, Coordinates
Click HERE for map.
Age 4 & Older – $30
Children Under 4 – Free
Various snacks and beverages will be on sale onboard the train – cash only!
Forest Festival Special
Take a break from the festivities and enjoy a short trip out of Elkins through the “S” curve tunnel to Bowden. DepartsElkins Depot 10:45 am.
All Seats (Age 4 & Older) – $15
Children Under 4 – Free
*No additional fee for tickets purchased at window. Advance reservations highly recommended. RESERVE
MURDER MYSTERY TRAINS
OCTOBER 18 (SOLD OUT)
HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY The Freakish Scandal in Bulgravia Sherlock Holmes, Watson, and Irene Adler…but wait, there’s something slightly odd about this trio – and who is that masked man? Expect bloodshed, confusion, disguise, and trickery – a perfect Hallows Eve… and guess what? The game’s askew. Departs Elkins Depot 5 pm Ticket Prices:
Regular Seating – $89*
Parlor Seating (Age 12 & Older) – $99**
*Regular seating includes 4-course meal and reserved seating at 4-top dining tables (parties of two may be seated with other parties of two)
**Parlor seating includes 4-course meal and reserved seating at private tables (parties of two are guaranteed tables to themselves) *Reservations Only! No reservations after 1:00pm the day of the trip. Ticket prices DO NOT include gratuity! RESERVE
THE POLAR EXPRESS™
NOV 5 thru DEC 14
THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and Copyright Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s14)
Take a magical journey to the North Pole on THE POLAR EXPRESS™
Departs the Elkins Depot at 5:00pm and 7:15pm. *Dates in BOLD are sold out*
Departs Elkins Depot 5 pm and 7:15 pm.
Dinner & Music at 4:30 pm and 6:45 pm
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Ticket Prices:
Adults (Age 12 & Older) – $55
Reserve your POLAR EXPRESS™ journey today.
Kids (and parents) are encouraged to wear their pajamas.
(NOTE: Use the blue arrows on the top left of the calendar to scroll forward to your desired 2014 date.)
BEFORE RESERVING, PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFO:
Reservations Required. No reservations after 1pm the day of the trip. It is highly recommended you book in blocks of four. Our trains are set up with four-top tables so we can serve you Hot Chocolate.
YOUR eTICKETS: Choose your preferred departure time, click on the link and use the blue arrows on the top left of the calendar to scroll forward to your desired 2014 date. Choose your date, car, seats and complete the reservation. Your eTickets will be emailed to you. Should you decide to change your departure time, clear your browser cache first. Your eTickets will be emailed to you in one email and will be in a zip format. Just click twice to open and print all your tickets. (Oh, and if you don’t see your tickets, check your spam box.)
Boarding: Elkins boarding area is located at the Depot on 315 Railroad Avenue in the Downtown area. The ticket office is open 1.5 hours prior to departure and passengers should plan to arrive at least 45-60 minutes prior to departure. Don’t forget your eTickets. If you do forget your eTicket, come to our ticket window in the Railroad Depot and we can print your ticket(s) for you.
It’s a good idea to go to the ticket window and pre-board.
If you have a smart device and can access your email, you may present your eTicket PDF at the ticket window for pre-boarding. Polar Express Cancellation Policy: Tickets are non-refundable 48 hours after booking. If notice of cancellation is made within 48 hours of booking, a 10% cancellation fee will be charged for any refund.
THE RAILYARD HOLIDAY PACKAGE
NOV 8 thru DEC 14
Reserve the RailYard Holiday Package – dinner and live classical Christmas music prior to departure. Kids, watch THE POLAR EXPRESS™ pull into the station from the RailYard balcony!
Enjoy a family meal before your ride to the North Pole at the RailYard Restaurant… only steps away from THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train.
Add RailYard Restaurant Holiday Dinner
Enjoy a family meal before your ride to the North Pole at the RailYard Restaurant… only steps away from THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train. (Price Does NOT include POLAR EXPRESS™ ticket)
2014 AVAILABLE DATES
NOVEMBER: 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29,
(Fridays & Saturdays only)
DINNER AND MUSIC
Price: (Does NOT include POLAR EXPRESS™ ticket)
Adult & Children (Age 8 and older) $23 each