Ask a question about 'Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad'
Start a new discussion about 'Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad'
Answer questions from other users
The Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad
is a heritage
thumb|right|the Historical [[Khyber train safari|Khyber Railway]] goes through the [[Khyber Pass]], [[Pakistan]]A heritage railway , preserved railway , tourist railway , or tourist railroad is a railway that is run as a tourist attraction, in some cases by volunteers, and...
and freight railroad in the U.S. state
A U.S. state is any one of the 50 federated states of the United States of America that share sovereignty with the federal government. Because of this shared sovereignty, an American is a citizen both of the federal entity and of his or her state of domicile. Four states use the official title of...
of West Virginia
West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian and Southeastern regions of the United States, bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the northeast and Maryland to the east...
. It operates the West Virginia State Rail Authority-owned Durbin Railroad
and West Virginia Central Railroad
, as well as the Shenandoah Valley Railroad
Shenandoah Valley Railroad is a privately owned intrastate short-line railroad extending northward from Staunton, Virginia in Augusta County and Rockingham County...
The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...
The DGVR operates four different excursion trains:
- The New Tygart Flyer, which operates out of Elkins.
- The Durbin Rocket, powered by a Climax
A Climax locomotive is a type of geared steam locomotive in which the two steam cylinders were attached to a transmission located under the center of the boiler. This transmits power to driveshafts running to the front and rear trucks....
geared logging locomotive which operates out of Durbin.
- The Cheat Salamander which operates out of Elkins.
- The Mountain Explorer Dinner Train which operates out of Elkins.