Track or Treat Halloween Express: Three Saturdays–Oct. 14, 21 & 28

Flying witches and singing pumpkins are only a few of the things you will see and hear at New Hope Valley Railway's Track or Treat Halloween Express train ride event. Located 30 minutes from Raleigh, NHVR's Halloween trains will run three Saturdays in October - the...

Nov. 12 Goldston Depot Day & Dinner Theater

Our Sunday, November 12, ride day will feature many different activities for all ages to enjoy. This day will honor the Goldston Depot with an author book signing and kick off the holiday season with the play "A Christmas Carol." Visitors who ride the first two...

Santa Train Tickets Available

We know Halloween and Thanksgiving come first, but it's not too early to start thinking about the holidays and 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....

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Garden Railroad Festival of Model Trains on Sun., August 13

Ride a real train pulled by a diesel engine and then watch model trains, including Thomas and Friends™ train cars, at New Hope Valley Railway's (NHVR) Garden Railroad Festival on Sunday, August 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Garden model railroad trains are built to...

Brew ‘n’ Choo Ice Cream Social on Sat., July 29

July is National Ice Cream month and to celebrate, New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR) is hosting its Brew 'n' Choo Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For each train ticket purchased, visitors will get two scoops of ice cream (children under 2 will...