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Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad

315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
+1 304-636-9477
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48-Miles, 4 hrs Round-trip Excursion of West Virginia Beauty

While visiting our parents we decided to take them on the New Tygart Flyer train excursion along... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael H
Merzig, Germany
Polar Express was the best!

Awesome trip! Staff was great! My kids enjoyed it so much as we did too! This was so much fun and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Parkersburg, West Virginia
via mobile
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While visiting our parents we decided to take them on the New Tygart Flyer train excursion along the cascading Shaver Fork of the Cheat River to the High Falls. As it has been many years since our last train ride on the Cass Scenic Railroad...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome trip! Staff was great! My kids enjoyed it so much as we did too! This was so much fun and should be experienced by every family at least once. Brad and Melissa Wilcox

Thank bwil2904
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This was perfect. Me and my 10 year old daughter just loved it. The staff on the train made it so much fun and my daughter is already talking about coming back again next year. A great way to kick off the holiday season.

Thank Lesa K
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We took the polar express train last night with our children and it was wonderful. Love they had activities for the kids before the train The train was clean The staff all was super friendly!! Chefs Tinsel and melody was awesome!!! They was so good...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I had table #2 in the parlor car circa 1929, if my memory holds. We could not have asked for a better spot unless it was table #1 on the other side of the train. Unsure how the tables were assigned, but...More

Thank aretiredteacher
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have rode this train twice. It is a very pleasent and scenic ride. The people who work there are very nice.

Thank Disc221
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were in the luxurious parlor car on the New Tygart Flyer and had booked 6 weeks in advance. Others told us they tried to get this car (at an extra cost) but the limited seating of only 2 facing seats next to a picture...More

Thank JohnSu90
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Wild Heart of West Virginia Adventure Package is the combination of two rail trips over at least two days. We left from Elkins where we boarded the diesel powered Cheat Mountain Salamander. for a trip south along the Shavers Fork of the Cheat River....More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I have been on this train many times. We always get the First Class Parlor car. The views are amazing and the ride is really good for the age of the RR and cars.

Thank jondeere2017
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Ben and Mrs Too are suckers for these train rides. From Edmonton, Alberta to Walt Disney World, we’ve been on nearly a dozen of them. We grab a seat on any one we find. The New Tygart Flyer is one of half a dozen or...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
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18 October 2016|
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Response from DRAMExpert2014 | Reviewed this property |
I'll answer as best I can. I tried to upgrade to the Parlor Car on the day of our trip, but it was full. But the "regular" car where our seats were had a few empty seats on both sides, including window seats. Seat... More
Larry O
16 December 2015|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Call 1-877-686-7245. I seriously doubt if you'll be able to get a ticket at this late date though!