The Greenbrier Express (GBX) train departs from the restored, historically important town of Cass and closely follows the clear, free-flowing Greenbrier River to the small mountain village of Durbin. All ticketholders will be served lunch onboard. Lunch is included in the ticket price.
FEATURED MOUNTAIN RAIL ADVENTURES
This vintage diesel-powered passenger train departs from the historic Elkins Depot.
On the trip along the Tygart River to Tygart Junction, enjoy a cold cut lunch, which is included in the ticket price. If you’re looking for comfort and spectacular river views on a vintage train this is the ride for you!
Take a journey to the second highest point in West Virginia! The steep climb of 2,390 vertical feet from Cass to Bald Knob (Elev. 4,842’) on Back Allegheny Mountain gives passengers breathtaking, panoramic vistas and a climate with plants and animals typically found in the far north.
This wilderness excursion departs from Elkins and features mountain grades, an “S” curve tunnel, a high bridge and miles of unspoiled mountain views. Vintage diesel-powered locomotives climb along the cascading Shavers Fork of the Cheat River to the High Falls of Cheat. Enjoy the view relaxing aboard our comfortable climate controlled passenger coaches.
The Greenbrier Express (GBX) train departs from the restored, historically important town of Cass and closely follows the clear, free-flowing Greenbrier River to the small mountain village of Durbin. Sightings of Deer, River Otters, and Black Bear along with Eagles, Hawks, Ospreys, and other species of birds are common.
Experience this breathtaking trip to Whittaker Station in Cass, WV! Climb the lower slopes of Cheat Mountain along picturesque Leatherbark Creek. Stop at Whittaker Station, surrounded by green meadows and scenic countryside. This train ride is historic, authentic and a spectacular trip to the past!
About Mountain Rail
Discover West Virginia by rail! Enjoy remote wilderness excursions on historic steam-driven locomotives and vintage diesel-powered passenger trains. Get a first-hand look at the natural wonders that make West Virginia a truly wild and wonderful vacation destination.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
Join us on May 18, July 13, August 10 and September 7th for excursions behind Climax No. 9 along the Greenbrier River! Riders will enjoy the sights and sounds of the unique locomotive from inside one of three cabooses on the one hour round trips to Pine Flats and return.
Join us on a rail adventure to help us figure out Whodunit in an exciting murder mystery! While the mystery unfolds, you’ll also be enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by the Railyard Restaurant in Elkins, WV and wine tastings provided by Lambert’s Winery of Weston!