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50th Anniversary Announcement

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Celebrates 50th Anniversary CVSR celebrates 50 years of excursions and memories on the rails Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Today the railroad announced the special anniversary and its plans for this year. Founded in 1972 by Siegfried...

CVSR brings new Christmas Train, North Pole Adventure™ to the Cuyahoga Valley

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Introduces North Pole Adventure CVSR brings new Christmas Train, North Pole Adventure™ to the Cuyahoga Valley  Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) announced today their new holiday program, North Pole Adventure™, presented by Meijer and b.a. Sweetie Candy Company. The North...

Steam in the Valley Returns This September

Steam in the Valley Returns to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Historic steam locomotive no. 765 returns to the Cuyahoga Valley in September   [caption id="attachment_19618" align="aligncenter" width="440"] George Sillet[/caption] The Nickel Plate Steam Locomotive no. 765 returns to Cuyahoga Valley for Steam in the Valley on September...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Honors John P. Debo Jr.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad honored Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) Past Superintendent, John P. Debo Jr. on June 18. Debo was CVNP’s Superintendent for 21 years. During his time working for the park, Debo made many contributions to the historic railroad and helped shape the...

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...

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...

Scenic railroad to increase number of special excursions out of Akron in 2020

Akron Beacon Journal | Craig Webb, December 20 Akron will become a familiar stop in 2020 for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. The tourist train plans to more than double its number of departures of so-called special excursion runs out of Akron next year. The growing popularity and...

Let the North Pole Adventure™ begin! Please remember all trains depart from the Rockside station. 🎄