This 55-ton antique was built in 1910 for the Moore-Keppel Lumber Co. in nearby Randolph County. Today you can ride in an authentic 1920-era coaches and vintage wooden cabooses behind #3 as she puffs and whistles her way along the free-flowing Greenbrier River in Northern Pocahontas County. Your ride covers 10.5 miles in 2 hours and offers many beautiful river and mountain views in the Monongahela National Forest.
Stay awhile in Durbin and visit the RAIL & TRAIL STORE on Main Street across from the Depot where you will find a large selection of souvenirs, gifts, & T-shirts, along with the famous “Big Scoop” hand-dipped ice cream cones. We invite you to share a few hours of relaxation and fun on The DURBIN ROCKET excursion train in century old Durbin, West Virginia.
May: Saturday & Sunday all month plus 25 & 28
June: Saturday & Sunday all month plus 21, 22, 28, 29
July: Thursday through Sunday all month
August: Thursday through Sunday all month
September: Saturday & Sunday all month plus 20, 21, 27, 28
October: Tuesday through Sunday all month (except 30 & 31)
Train departs each day of operation at 10:00am and 2:30pm. Train ride lasts approximately 2 hours.
Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. No Restrooms are located on the train, but restroom facilities are available prior to departure inside the Depot and during the layover at Hevener Island.