Up Next in Our Rail Yard

Upcoming September & October Rides at NHVR

We have our last Slow Down Sunday ride day of the season on Sunday, Sept. 10 and our Beer, BBQ & Choo Choo ride day on Saturday, Sept. 30 will conclude our Brew 'n' Choo events for the 2017 season. Our family-friendly Track or Treat Halloween Express trains are on...

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Goldston Depot has arrived to NHVR Rail Yard

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, the historical Goldston Depot that served the community of Goldston, N.C. until the mid-1900s made its move to our rail yard in Bonsal. The roof and building traveled in a convoy approximately 30 miles east along US. Route 421 & U.S....

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Santa Train Tickets Available

We know it may be a little early to start thinking about the holidays, but people are already purchasing tickets for our Holiday Santa Trains! Holiday Santa Trains depart on December 2, 3, 9 & 10 at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.  The...

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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.