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Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad

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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 December 7, 2017
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Polar Express

This was perfect. Me and my 10 year old daughter just loved it. The staff on the train made it so... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
Lesa K
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car”(83 reviews)
“cookies”(26 reviews)
“high falls”(29 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
+1 304-636-9477
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

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

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Reviewed December 7, 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

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Reviewed November 29, 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 November 9, 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

1  Thank C3901NQwendyb
Reviewed November 7, 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

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Reviewed November 1, 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 October 25, 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

1  Thank JohnSu90
Reviewed October 25, 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

1  Thank Ed C
Reviewed October 22, 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.

3  Thank jondeere2017
Reviewed October 22, 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

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August 20, 2018|
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Response from MTpob | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are restrooms.
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.