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Green Mountain Railroad

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1 Railway Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-5290
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Mistakes made apologies given

This was an unfortunate event. They were understaffed, which the chef attested to in a very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dinervt11
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burlington vt
Mother's Day Blunder Trip

Boring, disappointing, horrible food, poorly managed. These are a few words I use to describe my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
platepeddlergal
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Spencer, Massachusetts
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6 days ago
“Mistakes made apologies given”
1 week ago
“Mother's Day Blunder Trip”
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The Green Mountain Railroad is one of five short line railroads that make up the Vermont Rail System. We are a privately owned and operated rail system that runs throughout Vermont and Upstate New York. Our Railroad carries freight to local...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Railway Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-5290
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an unfortunate event. They were understaffed, which the chef attested to in a very apologetic letter to all passengers, plus the Company was gracious enough to realize the mistakes they had made and refunded the amount paid to attend the brunch. Also today...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Boring, disappointing, horrible food, poorly managed. These are a few words I use to describe my Mother's Day Brunch train adventure. My family, including my 86 year old mother, 2 60 something sisters and their husbands,and my husband were looking forward to spending a pleasant...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

wish it had more views of scenery. was nice though. It is nice sitting on the train listening to the whistle, clanking of the wheels.

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Reviewed July 8, 2017

No, it's not terribly scenic, as most of the way, the views are obstructed by trees and/or foliage, but we wanted to experience a train ride {a 1930's train car} and visit in Middlebury. The ride started in Burlington, and took 90 minutes. Once in...More

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Nicole W, Guest Relations Manager at Green Mountain Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will consider riding with us again in the future. We will be adding many more exciting new trips. 7 hours is much too long for passengers without an itinerary. We...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

Oh dear, what a disappointment and so not what we thought it would be. We had booked ourselves onto the Fall Foliage Train Ride as part of our tour of New England. I just want to be clear here that this review has nothing to...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

We were very disappointed by this train ride through the backs of buildings, through the brush and with only 3 glimpses of Lake Champlain. The train is nice but not worth travelling on to Shelburne and back. This was probably the most boring tour I've...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Excellent selection for Fireworks in Burlington (Great Fireworks display!). Took ride from Shelburne station to Burlington. Avoided parking & driving hassle for July 4th in Burlington. Relax and enjoy short ride with plenty of parking at station. Will be going back for fall leaf peeping...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

The train ride was very pleasant and comfy. We had to wait along time for the train to get started,because of all the people getting on. Very nice and we will defiantly be going again soon.

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Reviewed October 22, 2015

We took the lovely trip from Chester Depot to Ludlow. It had all the elements, scenery, Fall foliage, and a relaxing ride on restored railway coaches harkening back to the days when rail was the only way to get around this part of the world....More

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Reviewed October 18, 2015

You've done your outlet shopping in Manchester, been to some craft fairs, and taken some lovely drives, but what else to do in southern Vermont? The Green Mountain Railroad offers some short, relaxing trips in vintage rail cars that can be a perfect way to...More

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You will have to call the directly or look it up on Computer, because of the weather, ( snow ) it might be cancelled.
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