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The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a premier tourist attraction, offering train excursions in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR has received recognition from local, national and international media. In 2015, CVSR’s Polar Express program was mentioned in USA Today as one of the ten best Christmas celebrations in national parks. Read our most recent news below.

 

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CVSR Runs August Kids Ride Free Special

Great news! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running the ‘Kids Rides Free’ special this August to celebrate our loyal passengers. Starting Tuesday, August 1, for every 1 PAID adult National Park Scenic coach ticket purchased, 1 child National Park Scenic coach ticket is free (up...

CVSR Announces New Preservation Fund

A key part of CVSR’s mission as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is maintaining and preserving our historic railroad cars. This preservation work is time consuming, expensive and requires ongoing care. CVSR will be establishing a “Preservation Fund” to help support the safety and integrity of...

CVSR Announces New Maiden Excursion for Steam in the Valley

Steam in the Valley CVSR welcomes back the historic Nickel Plate 765 Steam Locomotive, one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States, to the Cuyahoga Valley September 16-17 and 23-24, 2017.  Passengers will enjoy two-hour round trip rides departing from Rockside and Akron...

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...

CVSR Appoints Joseph Mazur as President & CEO

PENINSULA, Ohio (February 22, 2017) – The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) today announces the appointment of Joseph Mazur as its president and chief executive officer, effective March 21. For the past six years, Mazur has served as president & CEO of the International Soap Box Derby....

Ridership Increases 15% in 2016, Sets Record

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) recorded the highest annual ridership in the history of the organization with 214,063 passengers in 2016. CVSR has experienced continued year over year growth. The excursion railroad recorded the highest passenger counts of both its scenic excursions and special event...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad CEO retiring at end of year

Craig B. Tallman increased safety measures, number of riders on popular train Published in the Twinsburg Bulletin by Laura Freeman | Published: November 29, 2016 12:00 AM Peninsula -- The cry of "All Aboard!" will continue in the valley but with a new conductor. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad President...

CVSR Recognized with Seven Seals Award

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is proud to support our veterans and active military. Each year, we have the privilege of providing free train rides to veterans, active duty military and their families on Veterans Day. This year, CVSR was honored to receive the Seven Seals...

Riding the rails a convenient way to enjoy the Cuyahoga Valley

Article by Jennie Vasarhelyi, Cuyahoga Valley National Park Published in The News Leader This winter, have you wanted to come to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, but enjoy it from the warmth of a car? Here you can let Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad do the driving. Train tracks...