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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.

 

CVSR Announces New Board Member Elizabeth Loveman

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced today the addition of Elizabeth I. Loveman to the Board of Trustees. Loveman is the current Vice President and Controller for NACCO Industries, Inc. Ms. Loveman joined NACCO Industries, Inc. in December 2012 as the Director of Financial Reporting and became...

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Dads Ride Free

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running a ‘Dads Ride Free’ special this Father’s Day Weekend, Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17. Starting Friday, June 15, for one purchased adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket, one adult National Park Scenic coach ticket is...

Celebrate Father’s Day with CVSR

This Father’s Day weekend we invite you to spend quality time with dad on the railroad. Climb aboard for our various Father’s Day events, or simply take our National Park Scenic and enjoy spending time in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with dad. From lunch to...

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CVSR Runs on Memorial Day

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day? Head out to Cuyahoga Valley National park and enjoy a train ride! For the first time in several years, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running our train on Memorial Day, May 28th. On Memorial Day we will be...

CVSR Listed Among Most Scenic Train Rides in America

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has been listed as one of the most scenic train rides in America from MSN.com. Among the list are railroads from across the nation such as Grand Canyon Railway and the Alaska Railroad. Come see what the buzz is all about! We...

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Surpasses One Million Volunteer Hours

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is pleased to announce that we have surpassed one million volunteer hours during the first quarter of 2018 for a total of 1,00,065 hours since 1999, when records are available. This is a major achievement as our volunteers are an integral role in...

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is running a ‘Moms Ride Free’ special this Mother’s Day Weekend, Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13. The ‘Moms Ride Free’ special is presented by our partners at Countertop Solutions.  Starting Friday, May 11, for one purchased adult or child...

Volunteer Orientation in March

Orientation for new volunteers will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm at Fitzwater Maintenance Yard. Orientation is a requirement for volunteers, including: trainmen, concessionaires and servers. This program will be about an hour and a half and will cover the basic information...

Craig Schneider Named 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Craig Schneider, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's 2017 Volunteer of the Year! Craig has been a CVSR volunteer since October 2010.  In 2017, he surpassed 8,000 hours of volunteer service; 1,303 of those hours were recorded in 2017. Craig was voted 2017 Volunteer of...

Train Rides Canceled Out of Akron Northside on January 27

Due to construction issues, train rides departing from Akron Northside station on Saturday January 27, 2018 will be canceled. Tickets will not be available for purchase out of Akron on Saturday. Tickets for this departure may be used for departures out of Peninsula or Rockside stations...