Where is the New River Train?

The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society is proud to present the world-renowned New River Train excursions through the beautiful New River Gorge in southern West Virginia.

Does Amtrak go through West Virginia?

There are 10 Amtrak stations in West Virginia and two routes that travel in the state: Capitol Limited and Cardinal. Both of these routes are long-distance, so rail service is limited.

Is there a train that goes to West Virginia?

3 train companies operate trains to and from West Virginia. In total, the state has 15 destinations reachable by train. For in-state travel, Amtrak Cardinal has the most coverage, with 8 routes connecting cities within West Virginia.

What cities in West Virginia does Amtrak go to?

Boardings & Alightings

  • Alderson.
  • Charleston*
  • Harpers Ferry.
  • Hinton*
  • Huntington*
  • Martinsburg.
  • Montgomery.
  • Prince.

Where is the New River train Tennessee?

The train is located behind what was once a thriving coal mine’s washer plant. It is located at 7666 New River Highway Briceville TN or about 5 miles past Brushy Mountain State Pen.

Which is better Polar Express or North Pole experience?

The North Pole Experience has more time options than The Polar Express, offering tours from 8 am to 8 pm on weekends and later in the day on weekdays. More options means that you’re more likely to be able to go to The North Pole Experience than The Polar Express, but popular time slots do fill up quickly.

Are there any train rides in West Virginia?

There are some beautiful train rides through the Mountain State. West Virginia boasts such attractions as the Cass Scenic Railroad, New River Train Excursions, and the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad. And that’s not all!

What is the New River train?

The New River Train was a unique seasonal excursion hosted from 1966 through 2018. It began as a joint venture between the Collis P. Huntington chapter (founded in 1959) of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS), based in Huntington, West Virginia, and the Chesapeake & Ohio.

When is the West Virginia Railway tour taking place?

Travel aboard luxurious private railcars as you take in the views of West Virginia, on this amazing rail excursion. Taking place October 21-24, 2021 we’d love to see you on board!

Can you see the New River in West Virginia?

Railroad tracks parallel the New River for most of its length in West Virginia, dating back to the booming days of coal when trains would take the black rock from narrow mountain gorges to barge-navigable Kanawha and Ohio rivers in Charleston and Huntington. Book a ticket to see the New River as a passenger, just as travelers in the 1800s did.