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Durbin Greenbrier Valley Railroad

3 Main St, Durbin, WV 26264
+1 304-456-4935
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Cheat Mountain Salamander Train Excursion in West Virginia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
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“durbin rocket” (31 reviews)
“steam engine” (14 reviews)
“the river” (18 reviews)
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3 Main St, Durbin, WV 26264
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+1 304-456-4935
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Funny thing here is that some ten plus years ago I came through here and stopped for some reason or other and heard a steam whistle. A short search as night fell and I saw a geared locomotive - I guess to be put to...More

Thank GrandpaGene
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed the town of Durbin. Road the Durbin rocket train.Started to rain but stopped..enjoyable ride about 5 miles on a steam engine train. Stopped on a bridge and the engine took on water from the creek. Interesting to see...This is a great ride...More

Thank travelbug19902016
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife and I decided to do the castaway caboose with our two young grandsons, ages 9 and 7. It was late July. We arrived very early, about 10:00 am, and we checked in at the office across the street. The lady was very nice...More

2  Thank Markus122017
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Loved the ride it was a great a great way to see the beauty of wv. the falls, the river, all the crew and the food can't wait to come back

1  Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great time! The train rides were on authentic trains of their time and the guides were helpful and knowledgeable. We stayed overnight in a company house in Cass and thoroughly enjoyed the quiet and relaxation - no noisy hotel elevators or ice machines!...More

1  Thank mlreid19778
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This was a superb experience, enriched by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who ended up singing to us and playing her flute. The scenery along the river is beautiful and stops are made so you can admire the waterfalls and the abandoned town of Spruce....More

1  Thank Chemteacher
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Durbin Rocket is set apart from the other railroads and is a shorter ride along the Greenbrier river (the also offer the overnight castaway caboose for a unique camping experience.) The Rocket is a true steamer that still rides the rails offering folks a...More

1  Thank Big_Ford_Country84
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Had a great time last year, went two times with two different families and loved every minute of it. Wanting to go back this year only to be told that they now limit it to 4 people per caboose, therefore excluding any family with more...More

4  Thank a657300
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed on the Castaway Caboose which is part of the Durbin Greenbrier Valley Railroad experience in Durbin, WV. Our stay was in September 2016. My husband and I had been looking forward to this trip for over a year. And it was so worth...More

6  Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Being out in the middle of no where was great. Just enjoying nature and peace and quite. However, if you have the first cast away spot, your peace and quite will be interrupted. Twice a day the train will come by and stop just yards...More

2  Thank Sandra D
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lapcat1958
19 July 2017|
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Response from Chemteacher | Reviewed this property |
It will be very popular especially in the holiday season so book as far ahead as possible. Best to give them a call and see what's available.
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DRAMExpert2014
18 September 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
The left side, facing forward, but there are no assigned seats, so you can choose a seat for a while and get up and walk around, use the open air car, and choose a different seat later. When we went it was only about 20... More
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Peweshriver
18 August 2016|
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Response from Karla G | Reviewed this property |
For most people, a fishing license is required in West Virginia. Go to the wvfish website for details.
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