Train Status: Sold Out Trains

TRAIN STATUS: All trains for this weekend (Saturday, October 17 and October 18, 2020) have SOLD OUT. Thursday’s train (October 15, 2020) has sold out as well. A very limited number of tickets remain for Friday’s 1:30 PM excursion train (Classic Coach Class only). Order by clicking on “Buy Tickets”, or by calling 1-800-626-0319. All …

Several trains have sold out

The following trains have now sold out: Thursday 10/8/20 (1:30 PM) Friday 10/9/20 (1:30 PM, 5:30 PM) Saturday 10/10/20 (Pumpkin Express, Wolf Lunch, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM, Wolf Dinner) Sunday 10/11/20 (Pumpkin Express, Wolf Picnic, 1:30 PM) Saturday 10/17/20 (Wolf Lunch, 1:30 PM, Wolf Dinner)

UPDATE: 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM trains for Saturday, October 3 have sold out

Our 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM trains for Saturday, October 3 have sold out. Tickets still remain for our 1:30 PM departure on Sunday, October 4. To purchase tickets, click the “Purchase Tickets” link at bsvrr.com, or call 1-800-626-0319. All aboard!

2020 BOGO Sale is underway!

Now through Sunday, May 31 you can get two adult Classic Coach Class tickets for the price of one with our 2020 BOGO Sale. This sale is only good for Classic Coach Class service on regularly-scheduled Fraser Excursion Trains (our basic excursion) from June 1, 2020 through Thursday, October 31, 2020. If you know the …

The 2020 BOGO Deal gets underway on 4/13/20!

Our 2020 BOGO Deal gets underway next week! While our trains aren’t running right now, it’s only a matter of time until they begin making their journey through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley. Why not take advantage of Buy One Get One Pricing on basic coach class tickets? This special sale starts on Monday …

Attention Educators!

Can you believe that it’s February? The end of the school year will be here before we know it. Are your students learning about transportation? Maybe you’re just looking for a new experience for your students. From April through early June, and September through October, we operate special school charters through the Des Moines River …

Holiday Hours

The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s museum, gift shop, and depot will be opening at noon today, and closing at 4 pm. Our 1:30 pm Fraser Excursion Train is operating as scheduled, with boarding beginning at approximately 1:15 pm, departure promptly at 1:30 pm. Please be at the depot by 12:30 pm to pick up …

Why not take a train ride today?

Don’t let the clouds scare you away. The trains are running today, and everyday through October 31st at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our Fraser Excursion train is departing at 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm this afternoon, and the James H. Andrew Museum and the depot gift shop are open for business. Basic coach …

Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!

This Sunday, July 14th from 1 pm until 4 pm, stop by the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa to check out the classic cars at the Tom Crooks Memorial Auto Show. Maybe you’d even like to show up with your own classic car. In addition to the car show, our 12:00 pm …

Leisurely ride through the valley

The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s former VIA Rail (and before that Canadian National) FP9A 6540 is just a few minutes away from reaching the 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge with last Saturday’s lunch train.  The lunch train departs Saturdays at 11:00 AM for a 2+ hour journey through the Des Moines River …