The Cass Scenic Railroad is the very same line integrated in 1901 to carry lumber to the mill in Cass. The locomotives are the exact same Shay engines used in Cass throughout that time, and in the jungles of British Columbia for more than a half-century. Numerous of the automobile are old logging flat cars and trucks that have been reconditioned.

Cass is the home to the world’s largest fleet of tailored Shay locomotives. Six Shays and two Climax engines reside here. The legendary turn-of-the-century class C-80 Shay, # 5 has been toiling up Cheat Mountain for nearly 100 years, making it one of the oldest engines in continuous service on its original line, and the second oldest Shay in existence.Reserve Now!

Journey Summary

Bald Knob — Around 22-mile, 4.5 hr. Round– trip Adventure

At an elevation of 4,842 feet, Bald Knob is the 3rd acme in West Virginia. Found 11 miles up the mountain from Cass, the Bald Knob ignore deals incredible views (on a clear day) into 2 states and into the valley below, home to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. The train will also makes a stop at Whittaker Station for a 30 minute stopover. A “King of the Roadway” hobo lunch will be offered to enjoy with your flight as well.

Routine Rates Weekend Fall Rates
Fall weekend rates start Friday-Sept. 20
Age Cost Cost
Grownup (12– 64) $61.00 $66.00
Senior (65+) $59.00 $64.00
Child (4– 11) $51.00 $56.00
Kid (3 & & under) Free Free
Group $57.00 $62.00

* Rates, times, and dates are subject to change. Fall rates include Friday, Saturday, and Sunday excursions in mid-September through late October.

Overnight Caboose at Bald Knob

Looking for an outside experience unlike anything else? Leave the hotels or cabins behind and enjoy an over night remain in a rustic caboose at the top of Bald Knob. Advised only for the adventurous type! For existing rates and a complete schedule, call 304.636.9477.

Per Night Cost
First night as much as 5 individuals (3 adults & & 2 children) $199.00 (Plus the Bald Knob ticket price)
Each extra night $179.00

Advance paid reservations by phone are needed for Caboose leasing.

Boarding Place

Cass Depot
Cass, WV 24927
38 ┬░ 23’50.6″N 79 ┬░ 54′ 51.2 “W

Call Monday– Friday– 9AM– 5PM

Group Seating: Every effort will be made to seat groups as close together as possible on the train. Please let us understand your needs prior to boarding.

Boarding: Cass boarding area lies at the Cass depot at Cass Scenic Railway State Park in Cass, WV.

Essential Details: If you have a booking, your eTicket will be scanned as you board the train. You may likewise purchase tickets at the ticket window. If you forget your eTicket, we can print them for you.As the Cass cars and trucks are open air, you might want to bring a coat during cooler weather as the temperature can vary as you climb up in to the higher elevations. As these are steam engine trains, if anyone in your celebration is delicate to loud sound, you may want to bring ear plugs on the day of your expedition.

Cancellation Policy: If cancellations are made within 2 days prior to boarding, there will be no refund. If notification of cancellation is made before two days before departure, a 10% cancellation will be credited any refund. You might reschedule at any time with no charges for a journey in the 2017 season. Gift certificates can be issued for the complete quantity of the reservation at any time.