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...

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...

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...

Brew ‘n’ Choo Strawberry Festival: Sat., April 29

New Hope Valley Railway’s (NHVR) Brew ‘n’ Choo Strawberry Festival on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. is truly a strawberry event. In addition to train rides, visitors can celebrate the prime of North Carolina's strawberry season by purchasing fresh, local...

NC Science Festival on April 9

Kick off our new season as we celebrate the science of trains at New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR). The 2017 NC Science Festival, which showcases science, technology, engineering and mathematics at venues across the state, will be celebrated at the NHVR railyard on...

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...

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,...

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!

Weekday Train Rides

Did you know you can ride our train on two weekdays per month during our season? These  weekday rides are held the second Wednesday and the fourth Friday of each month April to September--with an additional Wednesday ride in November. Open to anyone, they're perfect...

Brew ‘n’ Choos Continue

Our popular Brew 'n' Choos are back! These family-friendly events feature train rides, craft beer, local wines, food trucks and live music performed by local bands.Bladder-friendly, 40-minute train excursions depart hourly during the event. Food and drink are not...