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“One and half hour scenic ride.”

Tioga Central Railroad
Ranked #9 of 25 things to do in Wellsboro
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Owner description: Pennsylvania train rides.
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Check schedule before you visit the area, get sold out quickly. We went on a Thursday (as add ons to tour group). They have a dinning car with set meal, and an open air observation car.

2  Thank Pat G G
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Total waste of time and money. Totally unorganized from beginning to end. Painfully slow ride with very few interesting scenery. You'll see Back of houses, roadways, walls, parked train cars. No narration and no one to even ask a question. You are left totally alone. $25 a person for a boring slow ride. Unless you just want to ride slowly and relax and maybe nap skip this. The people running it don't even try.... so disappointed, couldn't wait for it to be over. Herded like cattle in and off. No refreshments or even water available. In fairness those who had dinner were at least paid attention too. Seats where comfortable is only good thing I can say.

5  Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed the open car and beautiful scenery. It's a slow, relaxing ride for people of all ages. In the summer months they offer a dinner ride on the weekend.

1  Thank suehav
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The young man and lady who were running the ticket booth and operating the train were very nice. The open air car we rode on was nice. The ride was mostly through an old railroad cut that did not offer very much to see, unless you enjoy looking at a highway and the back of homes when visible. We were expecting beautiful views of wide open spaces, but only saw a couple of these areas. The ride itself, was a short ride out to a small lake where you stop....look at a few people fishing in their boats, and then you travel back the way you came. The train has an engine on both ends, so it is straight out, and straight back. Little kids enjoyed this ride, but boring for adults.

4  Thank bertsdave1
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We took the sunset dinner ride. Dinner was plentiful and tasty, the servers were very polite, efficient and informative. The scenery was marshy at times and scenic at other times but the sunset was beautiful.

1  Thank Lou M
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