Private Car Rentals

Book your event on a private train car on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad!

Booking your Trip

For pricing and more information on private charters, please email our Private Car Rental Department at .

Options include but not limited to:

  • Private parties and events
  • Beer or Wine Tastings
  • Catering and Bar Service
  • Park Speakers

*Please note: some exclusions may apply

Policies and Procedures:

  • We do not book charters less than 6 weeks prior to event.
  • A 50% deposit, based on your car rentals fees, is due upon making your reservation. Deposit is non-refundable.
  • A signed contract is due at this time. Your event is not secured until both the contract AND the deposit are received.
  • Miscellaneous costs, such as bar fees, catering, or equipment rentals are due fifteen (15) business days prior to your event.
  • Final payment towards your remaining balance is due ten (10) business days prior to your trip.
  • Any additional costs that arise will be due within five (5) business days of your event.
  • A 5% cleaning fee is added to the total car rental fee. *10% for the Saint Lucie Sound car.

Description of Cars

Caboose – 8 seats

The caboose can accommodate a private bar service area and houses a table area for catering services. Inside the caboose, there is a wood burning stove (fall and winter months only), a cupola look out, and spacious seating area. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car.

Dome – 20 seats

The Silver Bronco Upper Dome is the upper level of the Silver Bronco car. The upper dome offers a unique view of the park, in a glass enclosure that sits just above the train car. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding on this train car. This car can NOT accommodate a private bar service.

Saint Lucie – 18 seats   

The newly remodeled Saint Lucie Sound lounge car can accommodate a private bar service area and has an area for catering services. A small table can be set up inside this car for dining, conferences or meetings. Additional accommodations in the Saint Lucie include: Wi-Fi, a full sound system, easily accessible outlets for electronic use and a drop presentation screen. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car.

Dining Car  – 42 seats   

The dining car can accommodate a private bar service area and has dining tables and chairs for catering services. Dining tables are in two tops and four tops, and a small kitchen area is available in most standard dining cars. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car.

Silver Bronco– 60 seats

The Silver Bronco is home to our first class and upper dome seating sections. The first class area offers comfortable seating with additional leg room, and our upper dome car offers a panoramic view of the park.  Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding on this train car. The Silver Bronco car can NOT accommodate a private bar service.

Metro Car – 80 seats

Metro cars accommodate large parties, and offer traditional coach seats in blocks of four, with two seats facing two seats. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted on this train car. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding on this train car. Metro cars can NOT accommodate a private bar service.


‘Tis the Season! Book your Holiday party on the Train!

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party – 40 seats

The Ugly Sweater Party is located in our Silver Bronco Dome and First class car from Novem

ber 11th, 2017 through December 21st, 2107.

All trips are a 2-hour round trip from Rockside Station. Food and beverages are included in some packages. Please contact for pricing and information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday Caboose-10 Seats

This holiday season, climb aboard our cozy caboose! The caboose can accommodate a private bar service area and houses a table area for food or snacks. Inside the caboose, there is a wood burning stove, a cupola look out, and spacious seating area. This car is NOT a part of the Polar Express program. 

Fees & Policies

  • Cash bar service only
  • Passengers are permitted to bring on their own outside food.
  • Notice must be given to the railroad by final payment due date.
  • $300.00 – seats 10 passengers

Departure Location

Akron Northside Station ONLY

Dates

Saturday, November 11th through Thursday, December 21st

*We do not run on Wednesday, November 22nd and Thursday, November 23rd*

Times

7:00 p.m. – November 11th – December 21st
3:00 p.m. – December 9th and December 16th

Reservations

For availability or to book, please contact our Customer Service office at 1-800-468-4070 ext. 240 or via email at customerservice@cvsr.com. We ask that you book no less than 2 weeks in advance.