Coffee & Snack Bar Now Open

We are excited to announce that our new snack bar area is now open on the platform level of the train station.  Inside you will find coffee, soft drinks, snacks, and candy.  It is the perfect stop while waiting for the train to arrive on the platform or stock up for the trip.

First Class Cars Now Available To Book

The Sullivan Family cut the ribbon to our new First Class cars this morning. First Class tickets are only a $10 upgrade and feature larger windows, ice cold air conditioning, and seats that recline back further than any bargain airline. Conductor Gene approves.

From Wikipedia:

The Budd Rail Diesel CarRDC or Buddliner is a self-propelled diesel multiple unit (DMU) railcars. Between 1949 and 1962, 398 RDCs were built by the Budd Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The cars were primarily adopted for passenger service in rural areas with low traffic density or in short-haul commuter service and were less expensive to operate in this context than a traditional diesel locomotive-drawn train with coaches. The cars could be used singly or coupled together in train sets and controlled from the cab of the front unit. The RDC was one of the few DMU trains to achieve commercial success in North America. RDC trains were an early example of self-contained diesel multiple unit trains, an arrangement now in common use by railways all over the world.

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The Sullivan Family cuts a ribbon to celebrate the first day of using the RDC car for First Class service. With the two kids is Conductor Gene.

New Website Has Arrived

We know that you have been frustrated for a while and we have been hard at work over the last few months to bring you an easy to use website based around “An Experience For Everyone”.  We cleaned up the numerous links and photos with no explanation.  The new website is designed to look great on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone.  We want you to find the information you are looking for quickly and within several clicks, be able to purchase a ticket or buy something cool from our gift shop.  In the coming weeks we hope to launch a new ticketing platform that will also speed up and simplify the purchase options.  Thank you for dealing with the stress over the winter and spring months as we partnered with Allegany Media to create this new site.

We have also changed over many of our email addresses, you may now see things arriving in your inbox from easy to understand names like info@ and reservations@.  We know that we still have work to do, if you have suggestions on information that you would like to see or any hiccups, hit the contact us link and send us the information by the form.

2019 Annual Rules Update Class

Our staff and railroad crews are in class today at Allegany College of Maryland for an annual rules update.  The Federal Railroad Administration requires this training on safety and operations.  We are excited to join together with our friends at Diversified Rail Services as we return to steam in 2019!  WMSR is committed to operating a safe and friendly attraction that highlights the incredible beauty of Mountain Maryland.