Up Next in Our Rail Yard

Steam Engine #17 Special Early Season Ride

We're celebrating Steam Engine #17 with a special early-season ride day before the locomotive undergoes a federally-mandated inspection. Join us on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, for train rides, food and hot beverages. Trains depart at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. . During the...

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Our G-Scale Model Trains

Many come to ride behind our real locomotives, but you'll also find garden-scale miniature model trains in our rail yard. Visitors can watch the onsite model train railroad operate on more than 1000 feet of miniature track complete with tiny tunnels, bridges, plants,...

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2017 Schedule

We had a successful 2016 season and are preparing for the new year. Online ticket sales will begin soon for our first event in February.  See our ride day schedule and watch this website for more information. We look forward to having you as a guest in our rail yard!

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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.