May – October: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday;
November – April: 10am – 4pm Tuesday – Thursday
***(If you call the office to make reservations, please be patient. Staff is limited during winter hours. We will return your call as soon as possible.)
View our train schedule here (Season runs mid-May through October.)
Reservations are highly recommended; required for Club, at least one week in advance, due to meal service. You may purchase tickets online at Buy Tickets, on Facebook with the Buy Now button, or by phone at 304-424-0736 during office hours (see above for hours).
All tickets are will-call, meaning you pick them up the day of your trip. Upon arrival, please visit the Ticket Office (the blue caboose) and give them your name. In addition to your tickets, you will receive boarding instructions.
Ticket Office is open one (1) hour prior to departure time. Boarding begins about 30 minutes prior to departure.
If you made a donation to public television and received tickets as a gift, please call or email our office to make reservations. These tickets are good for Coach on our 3-hour Trough Trips only.
If you have gift certificates, please call or email our office to make reservations.
We are not ADA compliant due to the historic nature of our equipment. However, we try our best to accommodate everyone. Our doorways are as narrow as 24″ wide and can be difficult for some wheelchairs to pass through. Please contact our office with any boarding concerns you have.
Ticket sales are non-refundable. However, an in-house monetary credit can be held for a future excursion (subject to availability) for up to one year from the original excursion date. For events involving meal service, if cancellation is less than one week prior to excursion, a service fee will be charged.
While we do not accept pets on the train, service animals are permitted. For a definition of a service animal, please see the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) definition.
Train runs rain or shine. We rarely cancel an excursion. Exceptions would be a state of emergency or severe weather (ice, flooding, etc.)
We have a concession car on the train, which offers items such as hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, chips, candy, and drinks. It is cash only. You are welcome to bring a small lunch bag/cooler; no oversize or rolling coolers permitted. No alcohol permitted.
There are restrooms at the station as well as throughout the train.
If you received an email from Potomac Eagle, your email address is listed with us as belonging to someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving Potomac Eagle information in the future. We respect your privacy and will never share, sell, or rent individual or personal information. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails.
By riding, all passengers grant Potomac Eagle and its parent company, Eagle Canon Passenger Car Company, the right to include photographic, video, audio and other visual or audio portrayals of passengers taken during or in connection with the excursion for the purpose of trade, advertising, sales, publicity, promotion, training or otherwise.
Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad makes every effort to maintain its schedule but reserves the right to alter schedules or equipment as operating conditions warrant.