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“Nice Train Ride but not much to look at” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Coopersville & Marne Railway

Coopersville & Marne Railway
Eastmanville Road, P.O. Box 55, Coopersville, MI 49404
(616) 997-7000
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
Activities: Viewing foliage
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London, England
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“Nice Train Ride but not much to look at”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Many of my trips are based around railways so an opportunity to ride the train is never missed.
The ride is diesel hauled with vintage carriages, but, in truth, the scenery on the ride was disappointing, so, don't expect too much just enjoy the train.

Visited August 2012
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Grand Rapids
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Awesome for a nice short train ride. You get to stand right there as they hook the engine onto the back of the train at the turn back point. This is a great idea for a birthday party. Thats what we did and it was great.

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Holland
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Nice Train ride through the countryside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

It is a nice train ride through the countryside. The railroad coaches are from the 1950's.

Visited June 2012
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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“Christmas Train Disappoints but Museum Makes It”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

The ride is extremely short. Santa and the railroad staff personalities were acceptable and friendly enough but this thing needs expansion. Do see the railroad museum as you will be surprised at how nice it is.

Visited December 2011
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Big Rapids, Michigan
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“A Little Boring & Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

We went on their Easter Train Ride with our grandchildren ages 5, 7 & 11. The Staff & Easter Characters couldn’t have been nicer. They put their heart & soul into making it a festive ride with songs and stories. The cars had cute springtime decorations. However, the seven mile trip was not very scenic unless you like to look at trash in the gullies and broken down trucks, cars & refrigerators behind local business and private homes. The train itself is in need of some paint & polish since it was looking pretty shabby. Gifts were handed out to the children bought in bulk at the Dollar Tree or Oriental Trader. My granddaughter was picking teddy bear fuzz off her dress all the way home. Overall, it was and expensive excursion, not worthy of even a mentioned by the kids, later in the day.

Visited April 2012
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