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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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Polar Express was the best!

Awesome trip! Staff was great! My kids enjoyed it so much as we did too! This was so much fun and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Parkersburg, West Virginia
via mobile
Polar Express

This was perfect. Me and my 10 year old daughter just loved it. The staff on the train made it so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lesa K
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car” (79 reviews)
“cookies” (25 reviews)
“tygart flyer” (46 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
315 Railroad Ave, Elkins Depot, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome trip! Staff was great! My kids enjoyed it so much as we did too! This was so much fun and should be experienced by every family at least once. Brad and Melissa Wilcox

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was perfect. Me and my 10 year old daughter just loved it. The staff on the train made it so much fun and my daughter is already talking about coming back again next year. A great way to kick off the holiday season.

Thank Lesa K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We took the polar express train last night with our children and it was wonderful. Love they had activities for the kids before the train The train was clean The staff all was super friendly!! Chefs Tinsel and melody was awesome!!! They was so good...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

My husband and I had table #2 in the parlor car circa 1929, if my memory holds. We could not have asked for a better spot unless it was table #1 on the other side of the train. Unsure how the tables were assigned, but...More

Thank aretiredteacher
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have rode this train twice. It is a very pleasent and scenic ride. The people who work there are very nice.

Thank Disc221
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were in the luxurious parlor car on the New Tygart Flyer and had booked 6 weeks in advance. Others told us they tried to get this car (at an extra cost) but the limited seating of only 2 facing seats next to a picture...More

Thank JohnSu90
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Wild Heart of West Virginia Adventure Package is the combination of two rail trips over at least two days. We left from Elkins where we boarded the diesel powered Cheat Mountain Salamander. for a trip south along the Shavers Fork of the Cheat River....More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017

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 21 October 2017

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
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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!