V&T Railroad

Theme Trains
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Toast of the Canyon Wine Train
Special Saturdays - June 28, July 26, Aug 30, & Sept 27, 2014
Enjoy wine and appetizers as you travel on a 45-minute trip south of the Carson City Depot into the Carson River Canyon. Glimpse a part of the route not seen every day. The track winds past scenic views of the river and the canyon walls. Bring your cameras, as there will be opportunities to photograph the "Iron Horse" as it steams by the passenger cars to re-attach to the train to pull it back up out of the canyon. Listen as the engineer blows the whistle and the echoes bounce off the canyon walls. The Saturday Canyon Trains follow the all day, roundtrip steam train rides from Carson City to Virginia City. At the end of that run, the same train continues south of the Carson City depot into the canyon. More Info and Route Map >>

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Polar Express TrainTHE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Thursday, Nov. 20 through Monday, Dec. 22
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in November
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in December

During the holiday season, characters, entertainment and Santa bring the story to life, with a souvenir silver sleigh bell to remember the journey. The one-hour long rides are fun for the whole family. VIP parlor car tickets also available!
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THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

2015 Trains

Mother's Day Special
Sunday May 10th, 2015
Every Mom receives a long stem rose! Enjoy a special pre-season diesel train ride with Mom. Virginia City has many options for brunch and shopping for that special gift. Spectacular scenery and authentic Wild West history.

Season Opening 2015
Memorial Weekend • May 23th-24th, 2015 • Steam Train Rides


4th of July Special
Saturday July 4th, 2015 • Diesel Train Ride
Celebrate this 4th of July and enjoy spectacular scenery aboard the V&T Diesel Engine along the "Sisters in History Route" between Carson City and Virginia City. Spend time in Virginia City, the historic site of a world-famous gold and silver mining boom; stroll along authentic board sidewalks, view historic churches, scores of 19th century homes, public buildings and plenty of shopping.

Departs Carson City Depot at 10:00am. Arrives in Virginia City for the parade. Return trip departs Virginia City at 3:00pm.We strongly recommend booking your ticket in Advance.

Murder Mystery Train
Summer 2015
"Where's The Gold" is produced by the Brewery Arts Center. Prior to boarding, cool off at the libation station then hop aboard as the clues start to unfold. Fare includes drink ticket, murder mystery train ride and the evening concludes with a BBQ.