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Yuma Valley Railway

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Address: 100 North Second Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone Number: 928-782-9629
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All aboard! Travel alongside the Colorado River on this 1922 diesel-powered...

All aboard! Travel alongside the Colorado River on this 1922 diesel-powered train while listening to local folklore tales and the history of the region.

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Railroad not operating

railroad not operating, but old cars are on the tracks to see.

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2012
DeRidder, Louisiana
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Yuma Az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

They have removed the cars from the tracks and haven't been in business for a few years now. There is talk of "someday" reopening the railroad however as another stated it really doesn't go "anywhere". It used to go toward Mexico next to the colorado river stopping near Gadson but that area is nothing but flat farmland and desert. Too... More 

1 Thank NEofAZ
yuma az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We've been on 6 scenic RR trips and this was the most forgettable. In a word, it doesn't go anywhere and it doesn't do anything.

4 Thank birchbaybill_9
DeRidder, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

railroad not operating, but old cars are on the tracks to see.

1 Thank voyager413
Yuma, Arizona
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

What fun...especially if you are a rail road buff. Nice short trip to the cocopah reservation and back Well worth the trip

3 Thank Anne W
Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

sorry but still closed , will open when the rebuild the tracks , but you can still see the old train , its downtown , below the jail house 4th and 1st

11 Thank yumabrad
Big Bear Lake, CA
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

The train is not operating at this time and there is no information when it may start up again. The last time we were there the cars and locomotive were on display, though.

6 Thank John A
tucson az
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2004

Had a really fun time. Very educational. The gentleman doing the narration was very knowledgable about the history of the Yuma area. Would say it is well worth doing.

8 Thank poodlepie

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