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New Tygart Flyer

Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
+1 304-456-4935
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Nice for one time

We enjoyed our ride in the parlor car but didn't find the scenery as striking as we thought it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cedar Bluff
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Birthday train teip

Booked a trip during fall foliage peek. Very nice ride. Great food. Friendly staff. They served a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ginny V
West Virginia
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
+1 304-456-4935
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our ride in the parlor car but didn't find the scenery as striking as we thought it might be. The falls are lovely and we appreciated the historical info on the speaker but we probably won't do it again.

Thank luvbooksandblooms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a trip during fall foliage peek. Very nice ride. Great food. Friendly staff. They served a great picnic sandwich style lunch and it was very tasty! It was for my husbands birthday and our daughters. We loved it and would like to go on...More

Thank Ginny V
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My husband and I took the advice of other TripAdvisor reviewers and booked a seat in the parlor car of the train. Absolutely the right decision - nice tables with super comfortable chairs. We took the four hour round trip to Cheat Falls. After starting...More

Thank Bettie W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I made these reservations for grandpa age 66 and our 11 yr. old grandson. I am writing this review from my interview with him. "We were disappointed since the ride turned out to be boring. They had board games that did help pass our time,...More

1  Thank 36sandran
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Enjoyed this experience on the Durbin & Greenbrier Railway. It was just my husband and I and we both enjoy the lure of trains. We paid extra for the Parlor Car, which was worth it. The server on our car was friendly and hospitable. Enjoyed...More

Thank Npiper130
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A tad overpriced, but a nice scenic journey to a set of falls on the Cheat River. The falls were amazing and you get plenty of time to explore. The staff on the train are very friendly, but the lunch was a bit lackluster.

2  Thank ckkng1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was an excellent adventure. IF you are not traveling with children, GET THE PARLOR CAR if you can. The windows are larger, and on the return trip, you can see inside the tunnel. Tables for 2 and they serve alcohol (although I didn't do...More

2  Thank VintageHistorian
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Quick trip away for the weekend and this was the perfect "something different" we needed. The lunch train trip was wonderful, we had great service. I chose the parlor car which was worth the extra charge. It felt roomier and we had table service. Also,...More

1  Thank TeeTaw1996
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It's a typical train ride. The buffet is adequate, but it's sandwiches and has nothing particularly memorable. The staff was great, and went out of their way to help our elderly mother who had mobility issues. The stop to visit the falls was absolutely worth...More

3  Thank Mel H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

What a great way to spend a day! If you go splurge on the parlor car it was a lot of fun . Great way to see the area and learn local history.

2  Thank Kathryn K
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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
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!