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Downeast Scenic Railroad

Ellsworth, ME, USA
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Pan D wrote a review Jun 2022
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Worst experience of a train ride ever! All u see is cars, roads, parking lots and peoples back yards! Stopped 4 times and the screeching of the tracks was unbearable. The outside car was filled with some sort of roach and it was just a waste of 2 hrs of our vacation. Train employees pleasant but everything else was bad. I wish I could upload videos. Don’t do this !!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from DowneastScenicRail, Manager at Downeast Scenic Railroad
Responded 6 days ago
Hello, we're sorry to hear that your ride on the Downeast Scenic Railroad did not meet your expectations. Our volunteers are always working to expand the amount of rideable track for future trips. If you'd like to discuss your experience, please don't hesitate to contact us. Thank you.
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Rosemary A wrote a review Jun 2022
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Great ride. Lots of fun. The volunteers that run it are so knowledgeable and entertaining. Can't wait to go again.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from DowneastScenicRail, Manager at Downeast Scenic Railroad
Responded 1 week ago
Hello, thank you for your review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip with us - our volunteers are committed to bringing Maine railroad history back to life for our guests! We hope to see you on the train again.
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Linda D wrote a review Jun 2022
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We have been on many scenic train rides. This one was very disappointing because there was nothing to see. In the hour and forty five minutes we spent at least half of this time turning the train around and the rest of the time was looking at trees that was partially cleared. Not a good ride
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from DowneastScenicRail, Manager at Downeast Scenic Railroad
Responded 1 week ago
We're sorry to hear that your experience on the Downeast Scenic Railroad did not meet your expectations. Our all-volunteer staff is always working to expand the rideable track for future trips. If you would like to discuss your trip with us, please don't hesitate to contact us. Thank you.
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Brandy E wrote a review Jun 2022
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The ride was horribly disappointing compared to what was expected based on the describtions. Do not recommend.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from DowneastScenicRail, Manager at Downeast Scenic Railroad
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are sorry to hear that your ride with us did not meet your expectations. Our all-volunteer staff is always working to expand the rideable track for future trips. If you would like to discuss your experience, please feel free to contact us at gary@dsrx.org. Thank you.
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John D wrote a review May 2022
Sarasota, Florida1150 contributions286 helpful votes
This is a pleasant way to spend about 2 hours in the afternoon on a weekend day. The fairly short train ride takes you through Ellsworth and the country near the town. The volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the railroad in Maine.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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