Click Buy Tickets for train departure times and ticket prices. Choose your ride day or month, select a departure time, then Find Tickets. Purchase online, over the phone, and available remaining tickets on the day of event via walk-up at the ticket office.

Please read the important ride info in the Plan your visit page to make your trip comfortable and memorable.
The museum and trains are 100% operated and maintained by volunteers, passionate to preserve and share railroad history. Currently, our No. 17 steam locomotive is undergoing regularly scheduled repairs to maintain safety and compliance, in the meantime all trains are pulled by one of vintage diesel-electric locomotives – four open-air passenger cars and a caboose. Please check our Facebook or Home page for any last minute scheduling changes. The railroad reserves the right to substitute equipment or cancel any event or excursion without notice. No refunds or rain checks are offered due to inclement weather. Special event fare and schedule may vary.

Pending the restrictions of NC Safety orders for COVID-19 –
Remaining Scheduled Operating days in 2020: (operations may still be revised for safety or event availability)

  • Track or Treat Halloween Express – Oct 17, 24, 31
  • Train Ride – Nov 11  (Wed 10:30a)
  • Slow Down Sunday – Nov 15  (11 am, 12:30 pm and 2 pm)
  • Train Ride – Nov 20  (Fri 10:30a)
  • Santa’s Reindeer Roundup Express – Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19

Note: The benefits of Brew ‘n’ Choo sales (minus operation expenses) are directed towards the listed project. Any additional donations would be greatly welcomed! The North Carolina Railway Museum, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, operating the New Hope Valley Railway.