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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s archive of press releases and media coverage.

 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to rename car for Civil War vet

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | By Craig Webb, September 28, 2018Something old is about to be something new.The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is hosting a renaming ceremony Saturday to change the moniker of coach car No. 165 known as “Salem Inn” to the “George Washington Cooper.”The renaming...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to rename rail car, honor local family

Cleveland.com | By Jennifer Conn, September 26, 2018AKRON, Ohio - The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will host a ceremony Saturday to rename one of its historical rail cars in honor of a local family.Coach car no. 165, originally built for the Pennsylvania Railroad and named...

7 Ridiculously Charming Train Rides To Take In Ohio This Fall

Only in Your State | By April Day, September 25, 2018Fall is the most magical time of the year in Ohio.There’s no better way to embrace the season than to board a scenic railway and take in the beauty of Ohio’s fall foliage. From fall...

California Zephyr rail cars on track for runs through Cuyahoga Valley

Akron Beacon Journal | By Craig Webb, September 20, 2018A pack of Californians is calling Northeast Ohio home.The four rail cars from the celebrated California Zephyr line arrived at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s Rockside Station in Independence on Thursday afternoon after completing a journey...

Hit the Rails for the Best Cuyahoga Valley Experience

National Geographic | By Nancy Gupton, September 19, 2018There are many ways to experience Ohio’s picturesque Cuyahoga Valley National Park—hiking, biking, canoeing—but the most evocative is a ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.This line of historic train cars winds through 26 miles of the national park,...

Date of the Month: Take a Train Ride

Cleveland Magazine | By Maddy Fixler, September 7, 2018Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will fast track your love life. If you’re looking to fast-track your romance, hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. During its Evening Dining on the Rails Sept. 7 and 14, you and your...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Acquires a bit of history with four Zephy cars

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | By Craig Webb, August 15, 2018Four iconic rolling pieces of railroad history will soon call the Cuyahoga Valley National Park home.The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced Wednesday that it has acquired four Zephyr railcars for $1.5 million.The purchase includes two sleek stainless...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Powers Ahead with Campaign

Nation’s only nonprofit railroad operating in a national park becomes rare steward of original Zephyr railcars; Funds raised will help support acquisition of four historic Zephyr railcars; Fundraising campaign continues to enhance and preserve the fleet PENINSULA, OHIO, August 15, 2018 – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) marked...