We took this train ride in Sept 2018. It was great to learn a little about the mining history. The staff was very friendly. There also was a nice gift shop at the depot.
Virginia and Truckee Railway
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We had purchased 6 VIP tickets and we excited as my family from Germany was visiting. We were seated and getting ready to leave the Depot when a girl came in and told us we would have to sit two to a seat even though...More
I’ve lived in this beautiful state for over 40 years. I love old Nevada, historical Nevada, small town Nevada, big city thrills and everything in between. This train ride has been on my bucket list for a long time. My friend and I decided we...More
We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your ride and we hope you come and join us again. Thank you so much for the great review, we all appreciate you!
Six of us traveled to Carson City to take the steam train to Virginia City. We were really looking forward to the 3+ hours we'd have to enjoy a nice lunch and explore Virginia City. Unfortunately, the Street Vibrations Motorcycle rally was being held the...More
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$150.00 a couple for a 2 mile train ride, then a dinner that you get a better meal a McDonalds served in a warehouse packed with so many people that you cant even turn your chair around to watch the show.....save your money take the...More
Michael, we are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience. Thank you for sharing your point of view, we are always trying to improve our special event trains and I will be sure to pass this along to our crew. We...More
We rode on the train while on vacation in South Lake Tahoe. It was an easy 50 minute drive to the station. We bought our tickets well in advance because it's only 2 cars so seating is limited. It was a warm day and the...More
Thank you so much, Kimberley, we are glad you enjoyed your day and we hope we will see you on board again!
I took my three children (ages 5, 3 and 6 months) on the shorter round trip ride from Virginia City. We were a little disappointed to get the diesel train instead of the steam, bit still enjoyed riding the 107 year old diesel. I was...More
We did the Carson to Virginia city tour which takes 90 minutes, plus a 3 hour stay in Virginia city before returning back to Carson city. We were staying just outside of Reno and it took exactly 30 minutes to drive to the train depot....More
Nice cool day for a slow and I mean slow train ride. Beautiful scenic views. Ride on the right side going to Virginia City to see everything. Conductor very informative and funny. A few hours in the city then will return to Carson City.
Great trip back in time on a hosted ride through a historic area. Guides provide descriptions of the history and folklore as you take it all in on your way to Virginia City and the surrounding mines. Well work the time and cost. Good value...More