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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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Relaxing with Lovely Scenery

The New Tygart Flyer train ride was interesting. The 4 hour ride was about the perfect length. The... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2012
Nymph74
,
Northern Virginia, Virginia
Scenic train ride to the falls

Ride was pleasant, narration interesting...food mediocre.

Reviewed July 3, 2012
Ginger R W
,
Columbus, Ohio
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car” (81 reviews)
“cookies” (26 reviews)
“cheat river” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
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+1 304-636-9477
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

The New Tygart Flyer train ride was interesting. The 4 hour ride was about the perfect length. The cars are set up with tables and chairs to make it easier to have the lunch service. Lunch is a sandwich bar with chips and pasta salad,...More

4  Thank Nymph74
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

Ride was pleasant, narration interesting...food mediocre.

Thank Ginger R W
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

The trip is perfect in length. Not to long and not to short. Had the lunch trip at 11am in the parlow car. Left side of car is the best side for views.

1  Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

We booked the "parlor" car on June 1st for our Saturday June 23 ride. The parlor car was $60.00 per person on the New Tygart Flyer. The parlor car had 20 or so tables and a "lunch buffet" of roast beef/ham cheese bread, iceberg salad...More

4  Thank BUX4FUN
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

There is several train rides availble out of the Elkins, WV. You choose from several length of rides. They even have one that you say in a caboose overnight out in the boonedocks. No phone no electric. They just drop you off in the caboose...More

3  Thank Randall B
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

Great scenery! We had an awesome time. Elkins is beautiful and the train trips are a lot of fun.

Thank Sheri K
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Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

I just took the 4hr Tygart Flyer excursion out of Elkins with my 76 year old mother and twin 15 year old nephews and I am probably the only one of the four of us that would rate the trip as 4 stars. The scenery...More

1  Thank Flknitchik
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

To ride a real train that experience, and they had lunch on the train as well

3  Thank lesa j
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

My son surprised me with this trip for Mother's Day week-end. It was fabulous. We were in a regular car but had very good viewing of both sides and really enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Can hardly wait to make the trip again in the fall....More

3  Thank ctohio
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Reviewed May 10, 2012

My professional organization rented the parlor car for an afternoon trip to the Falls. It was very enjoyable. The lunch nicely done, terrific sandwiches. We had our own waitress who did a great job. On the way back we were able to conduct a friendly...More

Thank Judie W
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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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BonnieInPA
October 18, 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
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