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Grapevine Vintage Railroad

705 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051-5351
+1 817-410-3185
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Recently visited on a business outing

This visit was in combination with a 'Murder Mystery' play that was acted out on board as we rolled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig C
Grand Prairie, Texas
Not worth the money or time

My husband and I were very disappointed with this excursion. The train actually begins in Grapevine... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gail C
via mobile
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The Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Railroad is serviced by two vintage locomotives which include "Puffy" the 1896 Steam locomotive and oldest continously operating steam engine in the South, and a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive. Passengers enjoy riding in authentic 1920s and 1930s Victorian - style coaches as they take a step back in time and experience train travel as it was in the glory days of the expanding West. Pull into the Fort Worth Stockyards Station and you'll be right in the middle of the Stockyards National Historic District where the Old West comes alive. Have fun at this outstanding retail and entertainment district.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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705 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051-5351
+1 817-410-3185
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was in combination with a 'Murder Mystery' play that was acted out on board as we rolled the tracks from Grapevine into North Richland Hills. Some of the cars were open-air, while others were air conditioned. I enjoyed the air conditioned car as...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were very disappointed with this excursion. The train actually begins in Grapevine and comes to the Stockyards. We picked up the last leg from the Stockyards to the tour of the Trinity. Tiny little view of the Trinity; mostly warehouse's old...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We had our trip last weekend. Even though it's a raining day, it did not matter to us at 1st class area. Pros: Good experience for my girl to take vintage train. A trip to Fort Worth without driving a car. Very nice an pd...More

Thank Ecoinus
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A rainy day but in the A/C car with rest room we had a fun trip. 4 1/2 year old grad son and 1 1/2 year old grand daughter stayed pressed to the window and watched the scenes go by. Also has snacks and drinks:...More

1  Thank PineTerraceTraveler
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I had the end of my afternoon for a walk at Grapevine. The place is nice and there might be some time or season that you can see more, but as end of May, nothing much to see past 6pm (until 7pm). Maybe because I...More

Thank Gilvam
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

There was a time when this attraction held some interest. That time went away when they stopped using the steam engine. The railroad has former Southern Pacific steam engine #2248. Rich in heritage, this locomotive also served on the Texas State Railroad. When the city...More

Thank EscapePartner
Reviewed 20 May 2017

In the relative cool temperatures of Texas in winter, this excursion is a fine diversion from Christmas shopping. Grapevine Main Street is readily available for others to shop for the kids unimpeded. Hot chocolate is available for purchase as well, so make an evening of...More

1  Thank Lou C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My 6 yr old had never been on a train and since we were in town visiting family, I thought this might be a nice past time for us. It was cool. I thought it toured the town but it went up and came back...More

Thank BDoubleU80
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The servers on the train were so friendly and helpful, they did an excellent job. The musicians were very good and friendly as well. The wine selections and catered appetizers were all tasty and a nice variety. The only problem was the noise level of...More

Thank Ruth Amy S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The ride was literally a view of the highway, walmart and empty warehouses...boring! we weren't even able to take a picture with thomas after getting off the train we had to wait after it came back from the next ride, my kiddo was dissapointed. I...More

Thank Aracely R
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11 March 2017|
Response from GrapevineInfo |
Thank you for your question! The First Class coaches include air conditioning and Victorian-style, upholstered seating. Touring class coaches provide open-air travel with vintage wooden-backed, bench-style seating. Although... More
Stacy Z
9 March 2017|
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Response from PopeyeSailorman | Reviewed this property |
It is a round trip ride.
1 October 2016|
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Response from skybunny737 | Reviewed this property |
the train ride to the stockyards are on Fri, Sat and Sun and leaves at 1pm. First class tickets are $28 and touring class is $20. Tickets can be bought online or at the station.