May 5, 2012 to Oct 28, 2012
In historic Durbin, you have the opportunity to ride & experience the sights and sounds of one of the rarest steam locomotives in existence. The DURBIN ROCKET Excursion Train is powered by a rare steam locomotive; Old #3 is one of only three operating Climax geared logging locomotives on earth.
This 55-ton antique was built in 1910 for the Moore-Keppel Lumber Co. in nearby Randolph County. Today you can ride in an authentic 1920-era coaches and vintage wooden cabooses behind #3 as she puffs and whistles her way along the free-flowing Greenbrier River in Northern Pocahontas County. Your ride covers 10.5 miles in 2 hours and offers many beautiful river and mountain views in the Monongahela National Forest.
Stay awhile in Durbin and visit the RAIL & TRAIL STORE on Main Street across from the Depot where you will find a large selection of souvenirs, gifts, & T-shirts, along with the famous “Big Scoop” hand-dipped ice cream cones. We invite you to share a few hours of relaxation and fun on The DURBIN ROCKET excursion train in century old Durbin, West Virginia.
May: Saturday & Sunday all month & 25, 28
June: Saturday & Sunday all month & 21, 22, 28, 29
July: Thursday thru Sunday all month
August: Thursday thru Sunday all month
September: Saturday & Sunday all month & 20, 21, 27, 28
October: Tuesday through Saturday entire month except 30 & 31
Departs at 10 am (returns 2 pm) & 2:30 pm (returns 4:30 pm) each day of operation.
Tickets may be picked up at the Rail & Trail Store, located across Main Street from the Durbin Depot. Same day tickets may be purchased based upon availability.
Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. No Restrooms are located on the train, but restroom facilities are available prior to departure inside the Depot and during the layover at Hevener Island.
|Cost||Adult(12-64): $26; Senior(>64): $24; Child(4-11): $16; Child(<4): Free|
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.