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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 2017-05-25T09:20:05+00:00

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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad round trip excursion, originating from Downtown Cumberland, and climbing high into the Allegheny Mountains to Frostburg, is an exciting mix of mountain scenery and rich transportation history. It’s an entertaining and educational experience for riders of all ages and interests.

Big Steam Freight Is Back On The Western Maryland Railroad

Announcing the Trains Magazine-Western Maryland Railroad Fall Photo Freights

Two Dates to Choose From

Septmeber 26 – 28, 2017 November 7 – 9, 2017
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Join Trains Magazine and the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad for three exciting days in September or November out on the Main Line with WM 2-6-6-2 No.1309 with a photo freight, a well-equipped chase train, and a dozen classic (and new) photo locations.

This will be the first photo freights with the newly-rebuilt former C&O 1309 to cover the entire “New” Western Maryland Railroad, all the way from Maryland Junction on the East to the Turntable at Frostburg on the West.

The landslides are fixed,  brush is cut and we anticipate an extraordinary time out on a classic Appalachian main line railroad.

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Explore The Route

JOURNEY BACK THROUGH TIME

Leaving Cumberland, the route travels west through a breach in the Allegheny Mountains over an iron truss bridge, around Helmstetter’s Horseshoe Curve and through the 914 foot Brush Tunnel under Piney Mountain.

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Our Excursions

The Mountain Limited Train departs Cumberland at 11:30 am every operating day and at 1 p.m. on Sundays.
The Murder Mystery Dinner Train departs Cumberland on Saturdays at 6:00 pm.

Mountain Limited

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Murder Mystery

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