Cass Scenic Railroad recognized as Top 10 scenic train trips around the World

CASS, W.Va. — USA Today has included West Virginia’s Cass Scenic Railroad as one of its Top 10 scenic train trips around the World to see lakes, mountains and gorgeous vistas. Cass is one of only two railroads in the United States to be included in the list, sharing the top honors with Amtrak’s Pacific […]

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Durbin-Cass connection will not open until winter 2019

CASS, W.Va. — The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad (DGVR) will not open its Durbin to Cass connection until after the fall season. DGVR track crews have maintained, and at times, operated ahead of schedule on its track rehabilitation effort, however a small 40-foot bridge is in need of replacement, and that project is being […]

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Cass Scenic Railroad to finish Climax project by mid-summer

CASS, W.Va. — In less than 12 weeks, a more than decade-long project will be completed when Cass Scenic Railroad crews finish the restoration of Middle Fork Climax No. 9. Cass shop crews are expecting the arrival of the locomotive’s steam chest during the week of June 3rd. New air tanks are currently ordered and […]

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Two new events come to DGVR in 2019

ELKINS, W.Va. — As the 2019 train season ramps up in April 2019, there are two new venues to keep an eye on this year. First, the Alpine School of Virtue & Magic will take place in Elkins April 20 onboard the Mystic Flyer. This multi-venue attraction begins at the Elkins Depot with an enchanted […]

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DGVR launches restoration page for enthusiasts

ELKINS, W.Va. — The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad (DGVR) is launching a new page for followers to stay up to date on locomotive and equipment restorations as well as the Durbin-Cass track rehabilitation project. The Our Legacy page is in the process of being updated with projects taking place at both Cass and Belington. […]

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DGVR moving forward on Cass to Durbin rehabilitation

DURBIN, W.Va. — Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad crews continue making progress in reconnecting the former Chesapeake & Ohio Greenbrier River line between Cass and Durbin. Track crews have spent much of the late spring and early summer months clearing the right-of-way, improving the roadbed, and installing crossties from near Milepost 88 at Hosterman south […]

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DGVR debuts Cass Scenic Railroad Facebook page

CASS, W.Va. — The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad is debuting a Facebook page specific to the fans of its Cass Scenic Railroad. On July 18, DGVR unveiled a Cass Scenic Railroad Facebook page to better connect with customers and fans of the steam-dominant railroad. The page will provide followers with excursion information on trains […]

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