Blog

Welcome to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s blog! We are committed to providing passengers with information about our train and updates about CVSR. Our blog provides you with more information on the developments at CVSR, as well as pieces of information that park visitors will find useful. From showcasing our volunteers, to featuring new and exciting upcoming events, follow our blog posts to stay up to date on all things CVSR!

 

Spreading Christmas Magic

For the Apanasewicz family volunteering aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is more than just a way to give back during the holiday season. It’s a cherished holiday tradition.The idea to volunteer was sparked when Greg and Sandy Apanasewicz rode THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride...

Guarantee Tickets to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ train ride, presented by Countertop Solutions, returns to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for its 26th year! The magic continues as families are transported to the North Pole over 40 nights in November and December.The ride was so popular in 2018 that tickets...

A Leap Of Love Aboard the Train

It started with a missed train ride…In the summer of 2017 Rob and Deanna met during a Latin dance class in Cleveland. Hitting it off, Rob took the leap and asked Deanna out. Following their first date to an Indian’s game, Rob scheduled a dinner...

Experience a Trip Back in Time Aboard Steam Engine No. 765

Experience a one of a kind living history event aboard a 1940's steam locomotive. Aboard the two-and-a-half-hour ride, passengers will enjoy live 40’s style music, an onboard quartet, and an opportunity to deboard for an exclusive photo run-by at Indigo Lake. The train gives a...

Father’s Day Beer Tasting

There's always the questions, "What do you want for Father's Day this year?" and "What should we get Dad? I have absolutely no idea". Instead of spending endless hours on Amazon searching for Father's Day gifts that he'll only use twice this summer, give him...

Volunteers Complete Restoration of Historic Mural

A group of 12 CVSR volunteers have completed the restoration of a historic mural in the 1940’s Saint Lucie Sound Lounge Car. The restoration of the 1946 mural has taken 1,494 volunteer hours to complete over the course of more than two years.The mural was...

Sample Itinerary June – August: Deboarding at Rockside Station

Explore near Rockside Station with a Coach All Day Pass! Looking to explore Independence? Purchase a coach ticket which acts as an all-day pass, allowing you to deboard and reboard the train throughout the day. With a coach ticket you can board at Peninsula or Akron...

Sample Itinerary June – August: Deboarding at Peninsula Depot

Explore Peninsula with a Coach All Day Pass! Looking to explore the Village of Peninsula? Purchase a coach ticket which acts as an all-day pass, allowing you to deboard and reboard the train throughout the day. With a coach ticket you can board at Rockside or...

4 Reasons to Plan Your Next Meeting on the Train

Tired of the same four walls? Looking for a unique experience to host your next board meeting, team building event, or appreciation for your employees or clients? Consider hosting your next company event or meeting aboard a historic train! Spark an idea. There's something about weaving through...

Thank You R.C. and Katharine M. Musson Foundation

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad recently received an $8,000 grant from The R.C. and Katharine M. Musson Foundation in support of its “Powering Ahead” Capital Campaign. CVSR is the midst of a first-ever capital campaign in support of a master plan to expand, enhance and preserve...

Sample Itinerary May: Deboarding at Akron Northside

Exploring Akron with a Coach All Day Pass Looking to explore the Akron? Purchase a coach ticket which acts as an all-day pass, allowing you to deboard and reboard the train throughout the day. With a coach ticket you can board at Rockside or Peninsula Depot...

Sample Itinerary May: Deboarding at Peninsula Depot

Explore Peninsula with a Coach All Day Pass Looking to explore the Village of Peninsula? Purchase a coach ticket which acts as an all-day pass, allowing you to deboard and reboard the train throughout the day. With a coach ticket you can board at Rockside or...

8 Train Rides Mom Will Love

Mothers everywhere work hard to raise their children to be the very best version of themselves through countless acts of selflessness. One day a year isn't enough time to recognize all that moms do, but it's a day to take the opportunity to express our...

The train will run on Labor Day, Monday, September 2.