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

 

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

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 National Park Scenic coach ticket,...

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...

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CVSR Volunteers Reach Another Record High

The numbers are in! CVSR Volunteers surpassed the 100,000 hours goal for 2017 with 104,221 volunteer hours recorded in 2017! We would like to take this opportunity to thank our amazing volunteers for contributing their time and talent to achieve this record-breaking number.Volunteer hours increased almost 11,000...

Train Excursions Will Run as Scheduled Starting Saturday, January 20th

All Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad National Park Scenic and Special Events train trips on Saturday, January 20th, and Sunday January 21st will run as scheduled. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will be operating under an agreement with the National Park Service during the government shutdown this...

Important Reminders for The Polar Express

We hope that your trip on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ creates wonderful memories and warms your heart. Please take a moment to review these important reminders. Planning Your Trip 1. We recommend that you arrive to your departing station by 6:00 pm. Boarding will begin shortly after 6:00...

1822 Named For Fred Daigneau

Congratulations to Fred Daigneau on his retirement from Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Fred has worked as a mechanic at CVSR for 17 years. In recognition of his many years of service to the railroad, CVSR has named the 1822 locomotive for Fred. We are also happy...

Support Local Food Banks by Taking the Train

CVSR will hold a canned food drive at the boarding stations to benefit both the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.On November 4th and 5th, passengers will receive $1 off per non-perishable food item donated (limit 5) on coach tickets to the...