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New Tygart Flyer

Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
+1 304-456-4935
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Train getaway

Not a bad way to spend the afternoon taking in the West Virginia's beautiful outdoors. Lunch was... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
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Let's go ride the Train

We had lunch buffet on the train .The food was good the only drawback was the time it tool to serve... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Elvin B
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“parlor car” (62 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“tygart flyer” (36 reviews)
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Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
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+1 304-456-4935
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Not a bad way to spend the afternoon taking in the West Virginia's beautiful outdoors. Lunch was simple deli sandwiches with all the condiments, an array of salads and chips were also included. On the ride back you can enjoy a small (child size) strawberry...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had lunch buffet on the train .The food was good the only drawback was the time it tool to serve a full coach of folks. the ride up to the falls was exciting with comedy by host an extra at the expense of our...More

Thank Elvin B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

First time on the train. We took the 4 hr ride that included the buffet. We enjoyed it tremendously. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking. The host and his wife where extremely nice. They even sang. His wife has a incredible voice. I even asked if...More

2  Thank ALThorns2016
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Tabernacle, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I've always had a fascination with trains since I was a child and on this vacation, we were able to experience a fun filled 4 HR round trip ride through the mountains of West Virginia, on the New Tygert Flier. They offer a 30-40 min...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a trip on the New Tygart Flyer; a 4 hour round trip train ride from Elkins, WV depot to the falls and back. A buffet style cold sandwich lunch was included in the price. We had loads of fun and the scenery was...More

Thank laurier6109
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The trip was definitely 1st class. It is worth the extra money for the parlor car. Lunch buffet was good. The dessert was great. Free parking. Scenery was beautiful. The falls were pretty. Great staff. Wonderful trip. staff.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Train ride was good and service was great in the Parlor car. Overall, not a bad ride, but a bit redundant. You need to sit on the drivers side of the car to get the best view. After a while however, you can only see...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We did the afternoon train. From booking to actual ride, the staff is excellent. We were lucky enough to have nice weather which is definitely a plus. Being able to get off and walk down to the falls really breaks the trip off nicely. Personally,...More

Thank tinalovesaruba
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband & I had been looking for a train adventure. A friend recommended this one and we were very happy with it! Elkins, WV was easy to get to and is a lovely little town. Parking was free and close to the station. The...More

1  Thank danamoncity
Reviewed 25 July 2016

One of the best train rides I have experienced. Very scenic and a very nice train. Lunch on the train was wonderful and the staff were great. Awesome trip. Can't wait to try out the dinner train next time.

Thank rexes4
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BonnieInPA
19 October 2016|
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Response from DRAMExpert2014 | Reviewed this property |
I'll answer as best I can. I tried to upgrade to the Parlor Car on the day of our trip, but it was full. But the "regular" car where our seats were had a few empty seats on both sides, including window seats. Seat... More
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Larry O
17 December 2015|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Call 1-877-686-7245. I seriously doubt if you'll be able to get a ticket at this late date though!
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