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The lunch was a simple buffet with sandwiches. The seating was at tables and was a nice way to chat with other visitors. While I thought it would go to a higher elevation, it did "turn around" at a scenic waterfall.
We rode the Tygart Flyer on Oct 16, 2012. We were in the parlor car and that made it a very plesent trip. Spend the extra and take the parlor car! For the age of the equipment is is well cared for.
The scenery is...More
Saw the fall colors in the 1st week of October. Very scenic trip up to a small water falls, then same route back. Recommend paying a little more for the better view in the parlor car. Lunch was sandwiches, cold slaw, cut fruit, chips, pie...More
The New Tygart Flyer train ride was on the boring side. I think that is because you are in enclosed cars. You can go to the open “window” between a couple of the cars which was much more enjoyable and good for picture taking. But...More
My husband and I had been talking about doing this train trip for a few years. We're so glad we went and have actually began making arrangements for our next trip.
We arrived a bit early and was there when the train pulled into the...More
These are restored World War 2 era trains. The car that I was in was acually used for troop transport in the war! The car was used to transport troops to bases. Yes, the cars are little rough riding and the accomadations are similar to...More
The trip was wondrful and the scenery was just as nice. The Cheat Falls were something else. My husband and I had Parlor Car tickets which enabled us to have a simple lunch and dessert which was included with the price of the ticket. I...More
We rode the New Tygart Flyer and enjoyed it very much. It was a 4 hour round trip and the train goes through an "s" tunnel.
Soon after leaving Elkins the train goes to the area where there are few roads. It pretty much follows...More
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!