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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

13 Canal Street,, Cumberland, MD 21502
+1 800-872-4650
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A wonderful day out

Although the weather was not the best being cold and wet we had a wonderful time travelling from... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Horaceonholiday
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Moonshine evening tour

Great staff and passionate moonshine servers! Ambience was great. Ran at night, so missed out on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CJ C
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The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad offers a variety of scenic, dining, and specialty excursions throughout the year. Individual and group rates are available for the Mountain Limited, our scenic excursion, as well as Evening Paradise Dinner Trains on Saturday evenings. Also available throughout the year are various specialty and holiday excursions.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“steam engine” (51 reviews)
“first class” (47 reviews)
“dining car” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
13 Canal Street,, Cumberland, MD 21502
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+1 800-872-4650
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Although the weather was not the best being cold and wet we had a wonderful time travelling from Cumberland to Frostburg & back. The staff were very efficient and well organised and the conductor really pleasant and humorous. Note that the seat backs fold so...More

Thank Horaceonholiday
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad that you had a great time!! Hope to see you on board again soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff and passionate moonshine servers! Ambience was great. Ran at night, so missed out on any scenic vistas. Trip advertised light hors dourves. In reality it was a seven course meal and then some. Food quality was mediocre. Very cold so the stop mid...More

Thank CJ C
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, and great tips! We will make sure to take your advice for our next one!! Hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Table 10 had the best time and would recommend! This was a fun experience! We had heavy appetizers and a lot of them at that! We sampled 10 moonshines from the Tall Pines Distillery. They offered additional shots at a reasonable price. The train was...More

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businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed it. We appreciate the feedback as we are still working out all the kinks on this particular trip. Hope to see you on board again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Cumberland for the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Like any performance some are better than others. We have went three different times and enjoyed it every time. One particular show was and 50's setting with lots of singing called, "Who...More

Thank Patti W
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate your continued business! Hope to see you on board again soon. Maybe for our New Years Murder Mystery!?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a daytime ride on a fall Friday, with “first class” reserved seats in the dining car. We thought the leaves would be gone by now, but the weather’s been so warm (until today) that the colors were still pretty even though it’s mid-November. The...More

Thank Ellen C
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came up for my husband's birthday. We had a great time and beautiful views as the leaves were changing in early November. The narration was informative and the scenery was fantastic, but the stopover time in Frostburg was not nearly enough. People needed more...More

Thank Kaitlin S
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great time!! Hope to see you on board again soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire planning for the rail ride was very well organized. The website was very clear and ticketing worked just as they said it would. There were surprisingly big crowds and loading was a bit chaotic. There is a single loading platform with no organized...More

Thank G C
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Next time, we suggest standing between the cars (be careful), but you can get some great shots without the windows in the way.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in late October and the leaves were changing. It was beautiful. The train was good and the tour guide on the train shared interesting facts. When you get to Frostburg there is not much you have time to do. You are only there...More

Thank madresam
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review. As we are passionate about providing the ultimate guest experience, we will make sure to connect with downtown Cumberland businesses to offer more opportunities in the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For my grandson's 4th birthday we decided to take him on the Mountain Limited on a Sunday at 1pm. He has loved trains for 2 years. This was everyone in our party of 7's first train trip. It was a great first experience. He stayed...More

Thank cnt1248
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review! We appreciate your feedback and apologize on behalf of the museum. We will make sure that this situation is resolved. We hope to see you on board again soon!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish I enjoyed every second. Late October was a great time to ride and see the changes of color in the trees. Beautiful scenery to Frostburg. I chose the dining car ticket and ordered the grilled cheese and tomato bisque, this was...More

Thank Valerie R
businessmgr2017, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review! We look forward to seeing you on board again real soon!

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Patrick R
3 November 2017|
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Response from Franki7766 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the dining car...however, we, too, remember seeing a "tip jar" on the counter when we exited the train. We DID "try" to tip the narrator as we thought he was outstanding and he refused saying, "please donate... More
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jamilajaan
23 June 2017|
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Response from wmsr501 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, we have no lap child policy and everyone is required to purchase a ticket.
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queen695
13 April 2017|
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Response from Hugh M | Reviewed this property |
Go to WMSR for this info
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