Author: Katie Brewer

Volunteer of the Year: Ralph Gray

On Saturday, February 29, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad volunteers gathered to celebrate this past years accomplishments and revel in 2019 memories. The annual CVSR Volunteer Appreciation Dinner recognizes the support and efforts volunteers have made throughout the year.Volunteers with 100 or more hours during the...

Buffalo Trace Six Millionth Barrel Bourbon Fundraiser

In 2019 CVSR was selected as one of 400 non-profits across the country to receive Buffalo Trace Distillery’s charitable offering of limited-edition bottles. The bottling is from the distillery’s 6 millionth barrel of bourbon.To raise funds for CVSR’s Preservation Fund, a Bourbon Tasting event will...

Book the RDC For Your Next Event

The RDC is a self-propelled train car that runs independent of the train consist allowing guests more flexibility on departure times and unique experiences! With a bar, lounge area, and dining for up to 36 guests, the RDC is perfect for your next corporate outing...

ADA Dining Car Made Possible By Multiple Foundations

By midsummer passengers with mobility limitations that are riding the CVSR dinner/event  excursions will be enjoying improved accommodations and expanded program options aboard the 727 ADA wheelchair accessible car.Currently this car only provides coach seating, which limits passengers in the types of excursions they can...

A Glimpse Through the Kitchen Door

For head chef Chris Kafcsak feeding 132 guests on the train is no easy feat, but it’s a fun one. And what’s even more fun is finding new and unique food pairings to delight guests. We sat down with Chris to find out how the...

Explore Our Car That’s Just For Kids

Our new Edu-Trainment car is an interactive, educational and fun space filled with activities for kids of all ages (and adults too). The best part is that everyone has access to the car when they're onboard the National Park Scenic excursion (excluding the caboose).The kids...

Fun Winter Train Rides For Kids

Make the most of this cold season with these fun winter train rides! Climb aboard for a morning or afternoon of family fun as you wind through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Our Family Fun Loop presented by Meijer and other special events are packed with fun activities to keep...

Thank You Avis E. Singleton Lappin Fund at the Cleveland Foundation

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is grateful for the generous support of the Avis E. Singleton Lappin Fund at the Cleveland Foundation which provided a $12,000 gift to support the Edu-trainment Car project. It is a rolling children’s museum featuring fun and engaging interactive exhibits to...

Thank You For Your Support

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is so grateful for the many foundations and donors that support our general operating costs. These funds make it possible to offer both affordable and free programming through low-cost National Park Scenic coach passes, Veterans Ride Free on Veterans Day, Kids...

Thank You To The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad gratefully acknowledges the generous partnership of  in providing a $250,000 grant to support the Powering Ahead Capital Campaign. The campaign encompasses many important projects that will preserve and enhance heritage rail travel for Northeast Ohio residents and visitors. Thank you, Kelvin...