Private Car Rentals

CVSR is no longer booking private car rentals in 2020.We look forward to resuming private car rentals in 2021. 

Book a Private Car

Climb aboard and hear the whistle blow!  The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year round and offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in valley. Whether you are looking for a family trip or a special celebration, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has something for everyone.

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Call to Book: 234-759-0086

Car Description

Rail Diesel Car

Rail Diesel Car (RDC)

36 Seats

NEW: 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 or family celebration. This newly-renovated car includes: table seating, a bar, restroom, cocktail tables, two television monitors, BOSE sound system and WIFI.

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Private Car Rental

Saint Lucie

Seats 18

This beautiful lounge car can accommodate a private bar, and catering services. A modestly-sized table can be set up inside this car for dining, conferences, and meetings. Additional accommodations in the St. Lucie include: complimentary Wi-Fi, private bathroom, and easily accessible outlets for electronic use and a drop presentation screen.

Silver Bronco

First Class Car (Silver Bronco or Silver Lariat)

Seats 60

The First-Class Car houses both our first class and Upper Dome sections. On the lower level, First Class (40 seats) offers comfortable seating with additional leg room, and tables between seats. Upstairs, the Dome section (20 seats) offers a panoramic view of the park. This car can accommodate a private bar service and limited catering services. Our fully stocked concession car is accessible to passengers riding in this train car.

Silver Solarium Interior

First Class Car (Silver Solarium)

Seats 36

The recently renovated Executive First Class Car houses both our Upper Dome and Lounge. On the lower level, Lounge (12 seats) offers comfortable seating with additional leg room. Upstairs, the Dome section (24 seats) offers a panoramic view of the park. This car can accommodate a private bar service and can catering services. Our fully stocked concession car is accessible to passengers riding in this train car.

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Dome Car (Silver Bronco or Silver Lariat)

Seats 24

The Upper Dome is the upper level of the First-Class Car. The upper dome offers a unique view of the park under a glass enclosure that sits just above the train car. This car cannot accommodate a private bar service or catering services. Our fully stocked concession car is accessible to passengers riding in this train car.

Table Car

Table Car

Seats 48

The table car can accommodate a private bar, and catering services. Seats are at dining tables in sections of four, with two seats facing two seats. A small kitchen is available on some standard table cars.

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Coach Car

Seats 80

Coach cars accommodate large parties, and offer traditional coach seats in sections of four, with two seats facing two seats. This car cannot accommodate a private bar or catering service. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding in this train car.

Pricing

Policies and Procedures

  • We strongly encourage to book no less than 6 weeks prior to the event.
  • A 50% deposit, based on your car rental fees, is due 10 business days after making your reservation. Deposits are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
  • A signed contract is due 5 business days after making your reservation.
  • Your event is not secured until both the contract and the deposit are received.
  • Miscellaneous costs, such as food or beverage packages are due 10 business days prior to your event.
  • Final Payment towards your remaining balance is due 10 business days prior to your trip.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train rides will resume October 1 with the Fall Flyer followed by THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Please see our COVID-19 Safety information.