V&T Railroad Ride A Prelude To Carson Valley Pops Orchestra Benefit Concert

V&T Railroad Ride A Prelude To Carson Valley  Pops Orchestra Benefit Concert

Carson City, CA…The Virginia & Truckee Railroad and Carson Valley Pops Orchestra are rolling out the history with a train ride from Carson City to a luncheon and orchestra performance at Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City on April 29. (www.cvpops.org) The best of music and history combine on a journey aboard the V&T Railroad […]

V&T Railroad Adds New Family, Group Packages To 2017 Season

V&T Railroad Adds New Family, Group Packages To 2017 Season

Carson City, NV…The Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2017 season debuts discounted family and group packages for authentic period steam train rides that transport passengers through the silver boom towns of the Wild West. The V&T pulls into the station every weekend starting Memorial Day weekend, May 27-28, through Oct. 15. Tickets for the 16-mile historic […]

Nevada Department Transportation Reopens Kingsbury Grade After Repairs

Nevada Department Transportation Reopens Kingsbury Grade After Repairs

Carson City, NV…The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) following repairs to flood-related erosion. In December, a sinkhole formed where a drainage pipe crosses underneath the road at mile marker 4.3, approximately 10 miles up the road on the Carson Valley side. The road was temporarily repaired and reopened before […]

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 […]

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