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Travel back through time aboard the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad with our 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0, Mountain Thunder, or our restored diesel engine. You’ll climb through the spectacular scenery of the Allegheny Mountains. A narrator will be aboard to provide you with information about the scenery, history, and culture along your route.
Regular Scenic Excursions depart at 11:30 AM from the Western Maryland Station in Cumberland, Maryland. The train returns to the Station at approximately 3:00 PM. There will be a 1 1/2 hour layover in Frostburg where you may enjoy lunch, watch us turn the engine on a turntable, investigate the shops and restaurants on Frostburg’s Main Street, and visit the Thrasher Carriage Museum which is free to our guests. Just present your train ticket.Read More +
First Class Seating is available on Saturdays and occasional Sundays at 11:30 AM on the scenic excursions only. Advanced reservation with a minimum of 5 days notice is required. Read More +
|Coach Seating||Club Seating||First Class Seating|
Specials and Deals
There are various specials available throughout the season. Click to view specials and deals.
Engineer for a Day
Get the full experience of your train excursion, by riding in the cab of the Locomotive with the engineer. Steam or Diesel available, you’ll feel what it’s like to ride the rails with a powerful engine surrounding you! Read More +
Get an unusual view of the tracks when you ride in the caboose! Read More +
|Specialty Pricing for 2013|
|Engineer for a Day||$225 (Steam Locomotive)||$150 (Diesel Locomotive)|
View the train schedule and purchase your tickets online.