Corporate Charters

Corporate Events

Book Your Corporate Event

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s mission is to provide educational, recreational and heritage railroad experiences and provide alternative transportation to and within Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad provides a unique venue to host your next company meeting.

  • Host your next Board Meeting
  • Team Building Events
  • Customer Entertainment
  • Employee Recognition

Please fill out the following form and a representative from our sales department will contact you shortly. Submission of this form does not mean your date is reserved.

Charters - Contact Submission Form

  • Dates Desired (include up to 3 possible dates)

For pricing and more information on corporate car rentals, please email our Corporate Sales Department at .

Departure Locations

Rockside Station
Independence, OH- Located at 7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131

Peninsula Depot
Peninsula, OH- Located at 1630 Mill Street West, Peninsula, OH 44264

Akron Northside Station
Akron, OH- Located at 27 Ridge Street, Akron, OH 44308


Departing Rockside- 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. to 4:25 p.m.

Departing Peninsula- 9:50 a.m. to 11:35 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Departing Akron Northside- 10:55 a.m. to 2:30pm

*The train runs Saturdays only January 20th – February 24th and Saturdays & Sundays March 3rd – 31st

Outside food and beverages are not permitted on our train cars.

Engagement Opportunities

Private Car

Enjoy full private access to a Coach Car, Dining Car or the St. Lucie Sound Executive Car (pictured below).  This ride is a great way to experience the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, while your team relaxes and enjoys the ride.

Ride and Hike

Take a short ride on the train, then meet a National Park Ranger or Trailblazer Volunteer for a guided hike and lunch in the park. A great way to experience the park while focusing on health and wellness.

Murder Mystery Event

Work as a team to figure out who committed the crime! This Murder Mystery event will have your team interacting as suspects and detectives. A great way to work on communication and evaluation skills.

Cocktails on the Rails

Relax in a Dining car with appetizers and bar service while the beauty of the park goes by. This two-hour trip from Peninsula is a great reward or entertainment option.

Canvas and Wine Event

Explore your teams creative side! Get step by step instructions while you paint on the train! Entertain customers or your team on this excursion.

Description of Cars

Saint Lucie – 18 seats (out of service March – April 2018)

The recently remodeled Saint Lucie Sound lounge car can accommodate a private bar service area and has a small 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. Book this car as a Private Car rental or Cocktails on Rails event.

Table Car –56 seats     

Seats in our table car are in sections of four, at dining table and chairs, with two seats facing two seats. The dining car can accommodate a private bar service area and a small kitchen area is available in most standard dining cars. Dining cars can accommodate Private Car Rentals, Ride and Hike, Murder Mystery, Canvas and Wine, and Cocktails on Rails.

Coach Car – 80 seats

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 service. Coach Cars are great for Private Car rentals, Ride and Hike, and Murder Mystery events.









Food and Beverage Packages

We offer a variety of food and beverage packages including boxed lunches, appetizer parties, plated lunches or dinners, standard bar services and premium bar services. Some exclusions 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 (10) business days after 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 food or beverage additions are due  (10) business days prior to your event.
  • Final payment towards your remaining balance is due ten (10) business days prior to your trip.