Up Next in Our Rail Yard

Brew ‘n’ Choo Bonsal Beach Party on Saturday, May 27

During Memorial Day weekend, New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR) will host its new Brew 'n' Choo Bonsal Beach Party event on Saturday, May 27. NHVR's food vendor Chef's House will serve a beach-cookout menu including hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad, coleslaw, and baked...

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Sept. 10 Working on the Railroad Day added to Schedule

Working on the Railroad Day has been added to the 2017 ride schedule on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Last year was the first time NHVR hosted the event, which gave visitors the opportunity to experience our railroad up close. In addition to train rides, train enthusiasts...

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Celebrate Mom and Visit ‘Bonsal Beach’ in May at NHVR

New Hope Valley Railway will celebrate two of the most popular holiday weekends in May with train rides. Join us on Saturday, May 13, to celebrate Mom and then on Saturday, May 27 for our new Brew 'n' Choo Bonsal Beach Party event during Memorial Day weekend. Our...

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Parties & More


Operate a real locomotive
from the engineer’s seat

Party Caboose

Rent a vintage 1913
caboose for your party

Rent the Rail Yard

Charters, parties, ceremonies
and other rentals

New Hope Valley Railway is the Triangle’s Train offering excursion rides on vintage equipment. In addition to real working trains, we’re home to the North Carolina Railway Museum featuring antique train cars, artifacts, memorabilia and a gift shop.

Year the organization was chartered.

Miles of track for an hour ride out & back.


All volunteer staff.

Minutes southwest of Raleigh NC.