Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Deweyz
N 39° 20.277 W 078° 46.992
17S E 691049 N 4356623
One of at least 3 scenic Railroads in West Virginia.
Waymark Code: WMW3Y
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 95

Located in Romney, WV, this scenic railroad runs on the weekends most of the summer and daily in the height of fall foliage season (Oct.) Riders are in for a 3 1/2 hour to full day trip with scenic views and usually one or more Bald Eagle siting (?perhaps how the railroad got it's name) along the Potomac River.

History lesson, local information, and bird sitings given over the train speakers during the ride. There's a mystery train too, though I didn't try that one.

Closed cars with an open viewing car. Concessions available, multi-course meal & ride in a dining car for first class. Reservations for first class, October weekends, and special events...walk ups are usually ok.
Engine Type: Electric

Gauge of Railway: Standard Gage

Approximate Adult Fare: 30.00 (listed in local currency)

Approximate Child Fare: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Type: Spur (out and back)

Length of Route: 3 1/2 hours - full day, depending on Day chosen

Dates of Operation: From: 05/10/2006 To: 11/10/2006

Frequency of departures: Weekends only, Daily in October

Key Attractions:
Bald Eagles Potomac River History Mountain Terrain Fall Colors

Does this Scenic Railroad Provide: Brunch, Lunch or Dinner Trains?: yes

Railroad Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

Provide a picture of something with the train. Possible photos include the entertainment on board the train, the train itself at any location along the route, a picture of the scenery with part of the train in view, the kids borrowing the engineer’s hat. Show us you had a good time visiting the train. If the train isn't running when you visit get a photo of one of the many railway related items that can be found in locations like this.

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