Up Next in Our Rail Yard

Brew ‘n’ Choo Pizza Party Saturday, August 26

On Saturday, August 26, New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR) is hosting a pizza party complete with ice cream, music, train rides and pizza for all ages and craft beer and local wine for adults 21+. Each adult, senior and child train ticket purchased will include a free...

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Garden Railroad Festival in the Media

This Sunday, August 13, ride a real train and then watch model trains on more than 1000 feet of miniature track at New Hope Valley Railway’s (NHVR) Garden Railroad Festival. NHVR’s onsite garden railroad features multiple tracks for several trains, including Thomas...

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Pizza in the Rail Yard August 26

The popular Brew 'n' Choo Pizza Party returns to New Hope Valley Railway's rail yard on Saturday, August 26. Pizza is included with each train ticket purchased, while beer, wine and ice cream will be available at an additional cost. Live music and a DJ will also be at...

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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.