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Green Mountain Railroad

1 Railway Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-5290
+1 800-707-3530
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Saw the ad for this in the Vermont tourism magazine and bought ticket online. Fairly disappointed... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2013
Ray B
Yellville, Arkansas
Beautiful scenery, marginal logistics

We decided to try the trip this afternoon, after seeing the train on a number of occasions and all... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2013
Canaan, New Hampshire
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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 businesses and brings passengers on scenic tours throughout the Green Mountain State. Our railroad family works together, with three generations of dedicated railroaders, to make your experience nothing but enjoyable. Whether you are coming along for one of our seasonal event trains or chartering our train for your own event, our passenger representatives will work with you to make sure your experience exceeds expectations. Take a ride with us through Vermont's scenic countryside and experience our beautiful Green Mountain State from the rails. Our passenger trains run seasonally. Please visit our website and view our schedule for dates, times and ticket pricing.
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8 Jul 2017
“Good Way to Go: Burlington to Middlebury”
6 Oct 2016
“Really disappointed with this. Save yourself some money and drive.”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Railway Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-5290
+1 800-707-3530
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Saw the ad for this in the Vermont tourism magazine and bought ticket online. Fairly disappointed in the trip. It wasn't all that scenic and the views were poor to average. The stop at Cedar Circle Farm was boring. Would have rather spent our time...More

1  Thank Ray B
Reviewed 12 October 2013

We decided to try the trip this afternoon, after seeing the train on a number of occasions and all the local ads. The train is quite comfortable, the views of the CT River and the foliage were really nice, there were entertainment and snacks on...More

1  Thank AndyV2011
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We rode the Green Mountain Railroad from White River Junction to Thetford, VT on a 2 1/2 hour trip that was one of the most relaxing and scenic trips by rail we've ever taken. Traveling along the Connecticut River, the foliage was just beginning to...More

2  Thank George352
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Went from WRJ to Cedar Circle Farm in Thetford Vt and back. We stopped for 1 /2 h at CCF and bought coffee and a chocolate cookie which both were fantastic. Highly recommend sitting on the right to CCF and the left side on the...More

4  Thank dbcooperisalive
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Boarding at the Bellows Falls station (do check out the nearby canal one of the first built in the country) the vintage train heads north along the CT river and then heads off to the village of Chester. You'll pass over the Brockway Mills Gorge...More

6  Thank Morty F
Reviewed 26 October 2012

We are Local and have taken the train ride many times over the years it is always fun and we enjoy ourselves.

1  Thank welovecamping1978
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We took the "Flyer" in Aug. for the 2 hr. ride. It was steaming hot that day and the ride along the Colorado river was surely "refreshing" Lots of green along the way. Super friendly personell on board. We were seated in the Dining car...More

Thank dutchy 1943
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Our group (of 29 people) made arrangements to go on this train ride months ago. We were doing a train related tour of Vermont and this was to be one of the highlights. Imagine our disappointment when the Green Mountain Railroad CANCELLED us two days...More

2  Thank Familyman600
Nicole W, Customer Service Representative at Green Mountain Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you very much for your review. I very much appreciate a review like yours because it is one that we have learned from. This should never have happened and whatever the circumstance was, I am sorry for the way your group was treated. We...More

Reviewed 18 May 2012

Old fashioned green Mtn. RR cars. Check out the website. be sure to Plan the afternoon/return trip. I have gone on the rideseveral times. Buy tickets @ the hardware store in Chester for the scenic ride. http://www.rails-vt.com/green-mountain-flyer

3  Thank MarieMaxCronin
Reviewed 8 March 2012

A special journey to take with your family, as you wind through the green mountains to Chester, VT

Thank JacksBack05101
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