Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Frostburg is the destination town for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad provides an experience on the rails for passengers of all ages. The railroad runs year-round with seasonal excursions, dinner trains, Hands on the Throttle experiences, The Polar Express Train Ride and more! The railroad has recently restored former Chesapeake & Ohio Steam engine no. 1309 and operates it regularly throughout the Summer and Fall months on The Frostburg Flyer. The 1309 is the largest articulated steam locomotive in regular operation in the United States.
Passengers on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad leave the Western Maryland Railway Station in Cumberland, MD to embark on the uphill journey to the Frostburg Depot. Riders will enjoy a layover in Frostburg, MD where they are can explore the small businesses and restaurants of the mountain town of Frostburg. Guests are also invited to explore the historic Frostburg Depot and the Thrasher Carriage Museum.
The train schedule, tickets, and other information on train excursions can be found at WMSR.com.
To learn more, visit the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Below are featured local news about The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad!
Immediate Release from: Diversified Rail Services & Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 10/8/2018 If you heard the sweet sounds of a steam whistle echoing across the hills in Cumberland, Maryland last Wednesday, it wasn’t a dream. It was the deep melodious voice of...
Landslide Discovered Along WMSR Tracks February 29, 2016 A landslide, believed to be mine related, has been...
Watching Steam Locomotive 734 turn on the turn-table is a favorite for train passengers, train enthusiasts, and community members! Steam engine 734 made its last trip in December 2015 before a federally mandated 15 year inspection and maintenance effort. To take its...