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The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a non-profit organization. In addition to offering excursions and special programs year round, CVSR works with a number of partners and charities within the area. Our board of trustees, partners, members, volunteers and staff are vital to the success and development of the organization. There are many facets of CVSR from train operations to community outreach. Read our blog for more information on the developments at CVSR.

 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to Introduce New Membership Program

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is excited to announce the introduction of a new membership program effective April 1, 2017 featuring additional opportunities for members to create unique experiences aboard the train exploring the National Park. New Membership Benefits In an effort to improve member accessibility to the...

Alan Rice Named 2016 CVSR Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Alan Rice for being named CVSR’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year. Since becoming a CVSR volunteer in June 2009, Alan has contributed 7,800+ hours of service. In 2016 alone, Alan recorded 1,494.5 volunteer hours! Alan has served in many roles with outstanding dedication. On...

Volunteers Contribute Record Number of Hours in 2016

CVSR volunteers contributed a record number of hours this past year. In 2016, more than 1,740 volunteers recorded over 93,000 hours of service – which is the equivalent of approximately 45 full-time employees. This record surpasses approximately 91,000 hours of service contributed in 2015. Sherri Lemley, manager of trustee...

CVSR Volunteer Receives CVNP’s 2016 Safety Award

Congratulations to Mary Stewart, a CVSR volunteer, on being named the recipient of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) 2016 Safety Award.  The CVNP Safety Advisory Council recognizes individuals that have made significant safety contributions each year. Mary Stewart went above and beyond in planning and...

CVSR Partners with Cleveland Clinic on Summer Program

The Cuyahoga Valley Railroad is happy to partner with the Cleveland Clinic to introduce a new summer program called “Passport to Health.” Cleveland Clinic launched the Stokes Scholar Internship program for 100 high school freshman living in Cleveland and East Cleveland this summer, providing students the opportunity...

Bent Tree Coffee Introduces a New CVSR Blend

In conjunction with local artisan coffee roaster Bent Tree Coffee, located in historic downtown Kent, Ohio, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is proud to announce our new custom gourmet  blend of premium coffee available exclusively on our train; brewed fresh or in 12oz bags for brewing...

CVSR Introduces Summer Read Aboard Program

Reading changes lives. It's not a slogan it's a fact. Thousands of studies illustrate the impact of reading skills on children’s lives. There are just as many studies that show children who visit parks appreciate nature and tend to live healthier lifestyles*. Raising readers isn’t easy....