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  • Excellent24%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
2 weeks ago
“Not Impressed”
8 Sep 2018
“A fun little trip for the kids”
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98 Crowley Ave, Across from Visitor Ctr., North Adams, MA 01247-4524
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff very nice, visitors center nice. Train needs work musty and a bit smelly. Needs a bit more love. The ride itself was boring. Nothing to see but factories, Narration none really. The little bit of music was nice. The only thing I found...More

Thank creativeworld
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you are looking for a long scenic train ride, then this is not for you. This is a short straight Kurt and back trip along a spur line. However, if you have never ridden on a Budd car, then get ready to be impressed....More

1  Thank topher2076
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This is a dead trashy town with rude people. There is nothing to do in it. The train ride is a joke, there in nothing to see acept peoples back yards. Add to that the smell of diesel fuel from the engine... Avoid at any...More

Thank sales953
Reviewed 22 June 2018

What a lovely piece of nostalgia. Such a beautiful ride on a vintage piece of history. Not your typical train but the Bud car was such a nice ride. The staff was so wonderful and knowledgeable and professional. So very well organized and professional for...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Nice morning ride. I appreciate the preservation of the train and the history. Very nice volunteer crew, clean train, and easy reservation and check in. Honestly, the view could be better (trains always go through the back side of town), but go with an open...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Not sure about the other reviews, but we did not have a bad time on this trip! We have three children under the age of five, and they all enjoyed the train! Very nice staff and history given as we ride the short trip. Especially...More

Thank heatherr1976
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We booked our tickets after seeing it advertised along with the (allegedly) haunted Hoosac Tunnel. White we were then informed that the train does not go through (or even near) the tunnel we kept our seats as the tour was still a 'haunted history' tour,...More

Thank Erica D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a lovely 1 hour train ride through the scenic and historic Hoosac Valley in northwestern Massachusetts. Nice, clean, air conditioned (and heated in cooler times of the year) train ride. Informative narration provides history on the rail line and the North Adams &...More

Thank stm5468
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were staying in Great Barrington and had seen some of the Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and Lee attractions. I happened to find out about this train ride by chance.The ride to North Adams was pleasant and we had lunch in town before the train ride....More

1  Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very DISAPPOINTED!!! Train smelled musty, there was really nothing to see. Old fridge and garbage, car junk yard....and the train goes in a straight line until it gets to the next station. Then the train goes backwards so you can see the same stuff. It's...More

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