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Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car”(84 reviews)
“cookies”(26 reviews)
“high falls”(30 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here for Polar Express in December 2015 and are going back this year, December 2018. What a great experience for the kids. We loved it and so did they!

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a group tour of about 64 people. We rode on the Cass Bald Knob Train, the Cheat Mountain Salamander, the Durbin Rocket and the Mountain Explorer Dinner Train. All the train rides were excellent. Plenty of interesting scenery and guides to explain the...More

1  Thank Ace_53144
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip to the high falls aboard the Flyer was awesome. We had our grandchildren along for their first train ride and they were very entertained. The car was clean and the views were beautiful. The lunch wasn't the greatest, but was ok. Just lunch...More

Thank sammyj0724
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the Tygart Flyer train ride. The train was actually pretty smooth. We got seats in the parlor car and there was plenty of room and we had great views. The falls were amazing. Our host was Dillon and he...More

Thank Phyllis J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful time in Elkins WV sight seeing and riding the train. Wonderful experience and lunch on the train was delicious

Thank Vacation782000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group and got the up front train with nice seats, table, wine and sandwiches. Dylan did a nice job keeping us entertained and serving. Not bumpy or loud, will not get "car sick" and if you have not done it, do it.

Thank cstauber
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and sister and I are touring West Virginia and decided a train ride to the waterfalls would be nice. We were surprised there were no train seats in the train cars, only tables and chairs, but the ridr was pleasant and the cold...More

Thank Marti M
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The four of us ordered prime rib dinner and they were fatty and under cooked. We ate very little of the prime rib. I have been on dinner rides before and the prime rib was awesome on a train in Fort Meyers, Florida. Can not...More

Thank germanboy64
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Rode in the parlor car to the High Falls of Cheat. Loved seeing the Falls. It was a rainy day, so the falls were really going. Dylan was our host. The sandwich buffet was just so-so. The buffet was set up in a small area...More

2  Thank buckeyefan60
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We rode The Tygart Flyer a few years ago and liked it so much we had to go back. It's a lovely ride to the High Falls of Cheat, where you disembark and go right up to the falls, which are stunning. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank bthomas28
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ED G
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Vicki T | Reviewed this property |
From Elkins Depot it says no in their rules, however I don’t remember them being very strict. I think I took a water bottle. I went on one that served lunch and that began very shortly after our trip began!
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wvwriter007
August 20, 2018|
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Response from MTpob | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are restrooms.
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Jpteacher1
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Sylvia R | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, no problem. You may not get down steps to some falls attractions but the train rides should be good.
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