Train ScHeDuLe - Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

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                                                                                                                                                                  Train ScHeDuLe

                                                                                                                                                                           June – October 2012

Days of Operation
June – October
Trains operate between Independence and Akron through
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Wednesday through Sunday.
                                                               Bike the Trail ride the rail!
June, July and August
Trains operate between Akron and Canton, Wednesday
                                                               Have you heard about the $2 fare
through Sunday
                                                               for bicyclists?
November – May                                                 Whether you are a confident cyclist or a
Trains operate weekends only. (There is a limited              pint-sized learner, you can ride your way to
schedule in December and January)                              better health. Bike Aboard! allows cyclists to
                                                               bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, and
                                                               ride the train in the other.

Ticket Sales                                                   The train can be flagged down at boarding
Tickets can be purchased the day of your trip, 45 minutes      stations when standing on the station deck
prior to departure at the following stations. (You can flag    with your bike. Wave arms over your head
down, board and pay on the train at all other stations)
                                                               as the train approaches.
Round Trip and Explorer Excursions
(special event pricing is excluded)                            Weekends in April and May
                                                               Wednesday through Sunday, June – October.
$15 for adults / $10 children 3 – 12 (under 3 is free)
(A $2 processing fee applies to all ticket purchases)
                                                               Pay your $2 fee when you board.
                                                               (Intended for 1-way use, once per day)

Station Locations:
Stations where ticket booths are staffed to purchase tickets
and board the train. The other stations along
the route are for Bike Aboard! boarding.
                                                                                                                                                                      canton to akron Train Schedule
Rockside Station                                                                                                                                                         (Operates June, July and August only)
7900 Old Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131
                                                                                                                                                                    Enjoy seeing the urban countryside with a historic
Peninsula Depot                                                                                                                                                    trip to or from the Canton Lincoln Highway Station.
1630 Mill Street, Peninsula, OH 44264
                                                                                                                                                                      These tracks were originally built in 1880 – see
Akron Northside Station                                                                                                                                           how the Industrial Revolution changed the landscape.
27 Ridge Street, Akron, OH 44308                                                                                                                                         See Excursion descriptions for trips available
                                                                                                                                                                                     to and from Canton
Canton Lincoln Highway Station
1315 Tuscarawas Street, Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                                                  Departing Stations        Departing Time        return Time
Be sure to visit the Café car on board the train for a great                                                                                                      rockside Station          9:00 am               7:00 pm
selection of freshly-prepared sandwiches, salads, pastries
and healthy snacks!
                                                                                                                          2012 Summer & FaLL                      Peninsula Depot           9:40 am               6:20 pm

                                                                                                                        excurSiOn GuiDe                           akron northside Station   10:45 am              5:00 pm

         Scenic Tours

National Park Scenic
Departs Rockside and Akron Northside
Explore the length of Cuyahoga Valley National Park from
the comfort of a vintage train car. As you peer through the
windows, you will see history and nature unfold. This is a 3
hour round-trip.

Peninsula Explorer
Departs Akron Northside and Rockside
Climb aboard CVSR and journey through the heart of
Cuyahoga Valley National Park to the historic Village of
Peninsula. Enjoy a hike or bike along the Ohio & Erie Canal
Towpath Trail, explore the unique shops for that special
item, and treat yourself to lunch at a local restaurant.
CVSR invites you to spend the day discovering this quaint
canal-era town.

Akron Explorer
Departs Rocksdie, Peninsula or Canton Offered June – October.
Combine a train ride with a visit to one of Akron’s exciting
area attractions. Bus or tram transportation is included,
admission to the attraction is separate. Choose from Hale
Farm & Village (deboard at Indigo Lake), and from the Akron
Station – the Akron Zoo, Akron Art Museum, an event at
Lock 3, or Quaker Square.

Canal Explorer
Departs Akron Northside and Peninsula
Board the train and you will soon be transported through
CVNP to the Canal Visitor Center. This canal-era structure
and its associated lock will give you a glimpse into the
past. Feel the white oak of the whaler gates, marvel at the
workings of a canal lock, and explore the exhibits that take
you on a journey over 10,000 years in the making.

Canton Explorer
Departs Rockside, Peninsula and Akron Northside
June, July and August only
Combine a train ride through the urban countryside traveling
to the City of Canton where you can visit one of the city’s
unique attractions. Choose from the William McKinley
Presidential Library and Museum, Pro Football Hall of Fame,
Canton Museum of Art, Canton Classic Car Museum or First
Ladies National History Site, Education and Research Center.                                                                                                                                                                  Key
Canton-Akron Flyer                                              Seating Options                                                        Become a member                                                                    Map not to scale
Departs Canton June, July and August only.                                                                                             Becoming a CVSR member is the first step in helping support
Travel the urban countryside between the cities of Akron        Coach Seating Emerson Car                                              the vibrancy of rail travel in our national park - from providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILWAY
and Canton by rail, just as they did when the tracks were                                                                              guided train rides to school students to supporting key
originally built in 1880.                                       Coach Seating              First Class Section                         projects like equipment restoration. Your support at any level
                                                                Seats are in sets of two   Seats 40 in comfortable seats                                                                                              CVSR STATIONS
                                                                                                                                       makes a significant impact. Visit for more information.
Charter the Rails!                                              facing two
Plan your next group outing, fundraiser, executive tour or                                 Dome Section                                                                                                    1. ROCKSIDE                6. INDIGO LAKE
                                                                ADA Car                    24 seats in an elevated Dome                Sectionhand - $50                conductor - $500                   2. CANAL VISITOR CENTER    7. BOTZUM
special event on the rails!
                                                                Wheelchair/Handicap        section offering a panoramic                Brakeman - $100                  engineer - $1,000                  3. BRECKSVILLE             8. AKRON NORTHSIDE
visit for more details                                 accessible car             view of the park.                                                                                               4. BOSTON MILLS            9. CANTON LINCOLN
                                                                                                                                       Stationmaster - $250             St. Lucie Sound Founder
                                                                                                                                                                          Society - $1,500                 5. PENINSULA                  HIGHWAY
                                                                                           (Additional fee for seats in Emerson Car)

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