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Thank you for your interest in the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. We will respond to your request as soon as possible. If your request is urgent, please call us at 1-800-TRAIN-50.


A variety of seating options are available on our daytime scenic excursions! Standard Coach and Premium Coach are offered every scheduled operating day; Parlor and First Class begin on June 20. Learn more about our four classes of service below:

Standard Coach is available every day. Seating is padded, high-back, bench-style seats. Most seats are located by large windows and seat two on either side of the aisle. No reserved seating; it is on a first come, first served basis. Limited handicapped seating is available in Standard Coach. Please note in your reservation, or call our offices, to alert us to your needs.

Premium Coach is also available every day. Guests have reserved seating in one of our more comfortable and spacious coaches. Similar to airline seating, these seats recline slightly and have foot rests. Seating is limited. Limited handicapped seating is available in car #726.

Parlor is available most days (beginning June 20). The leather lounge chairs here are the most comfortable seats on the train! A cash bar of beer and wine is available. Guests must be age 13 or older. Seating is limited. Limited handicapped accessibility.

First Class is available on Saturdays (beginning June 20) and additional days in October. Advanced reservation with a minimum of 7 days notice is required.

Passengers dine at reserved tables of four in one of our restored dining cars. Lunch is served on the way to Frostburg; dessert is served on the return to Cumberland. Seating is limited; assignments will be based on the time reservations are made.

Passengers will be given a choice of entrees at the time the reservation is being placed. All menu selections must be made at this time. Changes may be made until one week prior to departure date.

Cancellations must be made at least one week prior to departure date for full credit which can be used for up to one year. Cancellations after that will be given credit for the cost of the ticket only which can be used for up to one year. Food costs cannot be credited due to commitments already in place.

First Class Menu Selections
Click here to view the menu for First Class.

  Adult   Senior (60+) Child (0-12)
Standard Coach $35 $33 $18  
Premium Coach $40 $38 $23  
Parlor Car $50 $50 N/A
First Class $60 $58 $45  

Click to view the various specials and deals available this season!