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Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad - Cass Scenic Railroad

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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242 Main St, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass, WV 24927-9130
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Reviewed today via mobile

We have been looking forward to this trip for months and were not disappointed! Even the foggy drizzling rain didnt dampen our spirits! We decided on the shop tour. To see how they restore these old locomotives plus keep them maintained was very informative. My...More

Thank daniela r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cass Scenic Railroad is one of three scenic railways in the Elkins/Durbin/Cass area, with multiple trips from each of the three depots. You can find all of the routes online. We took the Bald Knob excursion out of Cass, a four-hour ride to an...More

1  Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice train ride along a very scenic river in West Virginia. It was cool to see the old Heisler locomotive in action. there were a number of families on the ride who had a good time. We saw deer and a bald eagle on the...More

1  Thank Cvillboy
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Very nice relaxing ride up to Bald Knob being pushed by very unique engines. Lunch was provided and a stop on the way back down gave the opportunity to purchase snacks/drinks/etc. and look at an old lumber camp recreation. Narration during trip gave a good...More

Thank sightseer55
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The Durbin Rocket (which only goes about 5 miles per hour) is a small train pulled by an old coal-fired steam logging engine along a riverside track from the small town of Durbin, WV. An open car, open-side car, and caboose all make it easy...More

Thank J0hn_and_Vivian
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Even though we were prepared to have a dismally wet trip, the skies cleared and our group of 6 enjoyed the Whittaker Trip. It was the perfect duration of train ride (we had two young children) and was really nice to get out and stretch...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed July 20, 2018

If you like trains, this is a MUST SEE! We enjoyed the two hour trip to Whittaker Station. (We enjoyed it so much, we wished we had taken the four hour trip!) The train has open cars. The views are great. We had about 45...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Loved taking a ride on this steam engine train ride. Seating was enjoyable for everyone to see the sights. Enjoyable scenery.

Thank Vicki07
Reviewed July 8, 2018

My mom and I went on the Durbin Rocket in May. It was a great time. It was a very relaxing 2 hour ride. Great views. Will definitely do it again!

1  Thank Parker W
Reviewed December 11, 2017

This is one of the very few places with operating Shay locomotives. Shays are all wheel drive steam locomotives built specifically for logging in mountains. It's a slow and scenic climb through an area with some very interesting history.

Thank Denny G
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