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Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad

315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241
+1 304-636-9477
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New Tygart Flyer

I have been on this train many times. We always get the First Class Parlor car. The views are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jondeere2017
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Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
Enjoyable Ride Through the Autumn Woods With Delightful Fellow Travelers

Ben and Mrs Too are suckers for these train rides. From Edmonton, Alberta to Walt Disney World... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ben_Theretoo406
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car” (74 reviews)
“cookies” (25 reviews)
“cheat river” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241
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+1 304-636-9477
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Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank jondeere2017
Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 3 days ago

We upgraded to the Parlor Car - great views and great service on board. Individual chairs at the tables are the most comfortable we have encountered on 20 other train rides. Nice 4 hour ride with a cold cut buffet lunch served enroute. Route goes...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the railroad trip because our parents couldn't hike or trek to see the falls. We started from the point at Elkins and took the one to High Falls on a Saturday. The trip started exactly on time and boarding was simple. The 4...More

Thank DrunkTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The leaves were turning so our ride was really pretty. There was a mix up with our seat. A group was in that car. Not sure how that happened when my ticket said which seats I bought. They ended up putting us in the buffet...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love trains and the ride from Elkins to Old Spruce and back was a joy. The sway of the train, the sunlight through the window and the great conversation with table mates was very enjoyable. The trip narrator was very knowledgeable and helpful throughout...More

Thank Barb E
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun. We had perfect weather and the leaves were in their prime. This train goes to the top of the mountain. The cars are open - no windows. Best to sit in the furthest cars from the engine. Be prepared to get sprinkled...More

Thank Saminlove45202
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people at the station were very nice and so was the conductor he greeted you. Pay for the Parlor Car It was worth it! Parlor car had better seating, better views and easier to get to food and restrooms. Also we were the first...More

Thank Whitney B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The train ride was long (the 8 hour trip) but the scenery was wonderful. Ride was relaxing. Lunch was provided and was decent. Katy was the guide and gave us lots of information on the flora and fauna along the way. She was also helpful...More

Thank maryc052211
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife always wanted to do this trip .... even she was disappointed. We DID NOT sit in the parlor car. We were in a coach car stuffed in with WAY too many people. If you don't have four people in your party you will...More

Thank S M
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BonnieInPA
19 October 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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Larry O
17 December 2015|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Call 1-877-686-7245. I seriously doubt if you'll be able to get a ticket at this late date though!
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