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Ride and Explore with CVSR

How does Explorer work? Whether you are biking, kayaking, running or hiking through the park, you can flag down and board the train at any of our stations throughout the day and ride back for a one-way fee or by using your Explorer pass when you board. What are the CVSR stations?  CVSR has eight stations, including three...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Attains International Presence in Paris

The carved linoleum bar murals in the Saint Lucie Sound and Silver Solarium were created by French artist Pierre Bourdelle and were restored by CVSR volunteers – combined hours of restoration work for both murals totaled 1,745 hours. The Bourdelle Museum in Paris showcases Pierre’s father’s...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Updates Mask Policy

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Updates Mask Policy CVSR will no longer require guests to wear masks while on the train or at boarding stations  Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) announced today that they will no longer require masks on the train due to a recent federal...

Up Close and Personal with Steam Locomotive No. 765

Nickel Plate Road Steam Locomotive No. 765 is a historic locomotive that once a year makes its way to the Cuyahoga Valley. Steam in the Valley is possible, thanks to our partners at Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. This year Steam in the Valley will...

Kick Off 2022 with These CVSR Events

Happy New Year! 2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Opening weekend is coming up quickly, with a fun-filled weekend starting Friday, January 21! The fun begins with the first ride of the season on the Cleveland...

Christmas Train Traditions Through the Years

[caption id="attachment_20459" align="alignright" width="222"] The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was the first eastern railroad company to operate dome cars like the one prominently featured in this holiday advertisement from the 1950s. Today the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad operates over a former B&O line.[/caption] Trains and Christmas...

Four Ways to Treat Mom for Mother’s Day

One day a year isn’t enough time to recognize all that mothers do, but it’s a day to take the opportunity to express our admiration and appreciation. We planned train rides specifically for Mother’s Day weekend to help you celebrate mom the best possible way. Whether...

CVSR Corporate Members Spread Holiday Cheer

This holiday season, our Corporate Members had the opportunity to spread some holiday cheer in our community. As part of their corporate membership, they received 50 THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE™ experience gift bags to donate to a charity of their choice. We’re excited to announce...

Volunteer Spotlight: Alan Rice

You'll often hear us say we are powered by volunteers. Alan Rice is one of those volunteers. Rice has helped power Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad with more than 10,000 volunteer hours – 11,000 in 11 years to be exact. He was selected the 2016 CVSR...

Where to capture the CVSR train this fall

We are back on the tracks October 1 with our Fall Flyer rides. It’s the perfect time with fall officially here, and the leaves in the Cuyahoga Valley slowing changing. We recently spoke with the photographer Robert George who is an avid photographer of our train....

Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding our locomotive fleet, we have to modify this weekend’s operating schedule. Tickets are still available for all Fall Flyer departures! 🍂