The Polar Express™ Sold Out; Waitlist Available

The Polar Express™ Sold Out; Waitlist Available

Carson City, NV…For the sixth consecutive year, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ holiday train rides on the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad have sold out. More than 15,000 passengers secured rides on the only train in Northern Nevada that visits the North Pole. (www.vtrailway.com) Those hoping for “a holiday miracle on Eastgate Siding Road” may sign up […]

College Class With Designs To Transform Train Station

College Class With Designs To Transform Train Station

Carson City. NV…The Virginia & Truckee Railroad has partnered with an architectural design class at Truckee Meadows Community College for a conceptual redesign of the V&T’s depot in Carson City, Nev. The project provided an opportunity for 16 students to take their imaginations inside the classroom out to the community – in this case for […]

Polar Express Holiday Train Sell-Out Anticipated For Sixth Consecutive Year

Polar Express Holiday Train Sell-Out Anticipated For Sixth Consecutive Year

Carson City, NV…A month from its inaugural ride, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ is on its way to selling out with over 50 percent of tickets sold for the 2016 season. Secure tickets now to ensure children have a chance to experience holiday magic firsthand with rides scheduled Nov. 17 – Dec. 23 on the Virginia & […]

Fallen Firefighters Names To Be Added during Nevada Firefighters’ Memorial Ceremony

Carson City, NV…During the Nevada Firefighters’ Memorial on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in Carson City, plaques bearing the names of four firefighters will be added to those of other Nevada firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Firefighters to be honored at this year’s ceremony include Justin Randall […]

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV… Starting in October boat inspections will move to select launch ramps and winter hours will begin. Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) inspectors will be stationed at Cave Rock and Lake Forest boat launches from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week, weather and construction permitting. All boats without an […]

Wild West Murder Mystery Aboard Historic V&T

Wild West Murder Mystery Aboard Historic V&T

Carson City, Nev. — Hijinks on the Comstock with a twist comes to Carson City this summer with “Where is the Gold?” a Wild West melodrama and murder mystery dinner set aboard a vintage Virginia and Truckee Railroad steam engine train, July 18 and August 15. “Where is the Gold?” produced by the Brewery Arts Center will entertain with […]

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Summer Season Begins

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Summer Season Begins

Carson City, Nev. — Step into the frame of an authentic TV western aboard the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad. (http://www.vtrailway.com/) Steam train rides from Nevada’s capital, Carson City to the 1860s boom-era mining town of Virginia City begin May 24 and extend weekends through Oct. 19.  Friday diesel train tours start June 20. From the rumble of the iron […]

Wound Healing Center Expands to Offer More Options for Northern Nevadans

Wound Healing Center Expands to Offer More Options for Northern Nevadans

Carson City, Nev…More than 8 million people in the U.S. suffer from non-healing wounds, which are often impeded by such diseases and conditions as diabetes, obesity, aging and the late effects of radiation therapy. The newly expanded Carson Tahoe Center for Wound Healing (CWH) is located on the second floor of the Carson Tahoe Specialty […]

The Polar Express A Sellout for Third Straight Year

The Polar Express A Sellout for Third Straight Year

Carson City, NV….It’s a hot ticket to catch a ride to the North Pole. For the third consecutive year THE POLAR EXPRESS on the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad (http://www.vtrailway.com/) has sold out. More than 16,000 passengers secured tickets on the train to lifelong holiday memories. Even with the addition of 18 more trains representing […]

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