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Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad Bluegrass Bash

July 4, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Great homegrown Bluegrass! Live bluegrass music at the High Falls of Cheat and on the train. Ticket price includes “All You Can Eat” on-board cold sandwich buffet. Bring a blanket and rain gear, if necessary.


(Departs Elkins, WV Depot)

A very comfortable, climate-controlled excursion that features two separate mountain grades, an “S” curve tunnel, passage into a 1,500 feet deep canyon with steep, densely forested slopes, and a high bridge over the meandering Shavers Fork of the Cheat River.

This vintage diesel-powered passenger train has gained a reputation as one of the most relaxing mountain wilderness excursions in our Mountain Rail Adventures portfolio. The 4-hour, 46 mile round trip departs at 11 a.m. from the restored Elkins Depot on Railroad Avenue. On the trip to the Falls, enjoy an “All You Can Eat” Cold Sandwich Buffet, which is included in the ticket price.

The trip culminates at the High Falls of Cheat, an 18′ high, 150′ wide waterfall located in one of the most remote and pristine settings in the region. If you’re looking for comfort and spectacular views on a vintage train this is the ride for you!

herb and hansonMUSIC: The acoustic duo, Herb & Hanson (http://herbandhanson.com/bio/), features two songwriters expressing themselves with little more than a guitar, a mandolin, and their respective voices. Based out of Virginia, these restless ragamuffins have performed for audiences from Alaska’s gold mines to California’s grape-vines. They’ve wowed crowds from the Great Lakes to the Carolinas; from the dry deserts of the southwest to the wet wilderness of the north east. Their voracious work ethic noticeably shines through as their vocal harmonies intertwine with their adept instrumental work to bring their original compositions alive to any able listener.

Herb & Hanson perform songs written and composed from their unique life experiences and the myriad of musical inspirations from Americana’s oldest influences. Incorporating the blues styles of both the Piedmont and Delta regions, the lyrical themes of the Blue Ridge hills, and the Ragtime bounce of America’s oldest cities into their songwriting and live show, this prodigious pair seeks to relay these traditions in a contemporary way for their audience to ruminate.

(Approximate 4 Hour Round Trip)
Departs Elkins Depot: 11 am

Ticket Price:
Adult (12-64)…………….. $59
Senior (65+)……………….$57
Child (4-11)……………….. $49
3 & Under…………………. Free
Upgrade to Parlor Car (12 & Older)…..$74

RESERVE Regular Buffet



Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad


Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Elkins, WV 26241 United States + Google Map