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All Adults First Class & Family First Class 

All Adult First Class (21 and over only) $94
Family First Class Adults $94, Child (ages 24mo-12) $54, Infant (under 23months) $20
Family First Class Available April - August- Nantahala Gorge / Jan - Feb & Nov - Dec on Tuckasegee River Excursion

Travel in comfort and style in 1940s-era bar, lounge and dining cars that feature seating at well-appointed tables and lounge/restaurant style chairs. First Class passengers receive an all-inclusive, delicious lunch served by the car's private attendant, a souvenir tumbler with a fountain soda and an exclusive souvenir tote bag from GSMR. (One tote bag per couple) These First Class Cars are climate controlled with restrooms available. Age 21 and over only. *Cocktail and bar service available for purchase. READ MORE...

Crown Class

Adults $66, Child (24mo- 12) $38, Infant (23mo and under) $10

Relax in restored coaches dating from 1925, featuring larger windows for better viewing and climate controlled for passenger comfort.  Each car is equipped with its’ own drink station for easily accessible refill drink stations for the complimentary souvenir tumbler that is included with every ticket purchase. The class of seating also has a private car attendant. READ MORE...



Standard Seating (Coach Class)

Adults $51, Child $29, Infant (23months and under) Complimentary
*October Pricing* *Adults $55, *Child $31, Infants (23months and under) Complimentary

Restored vintage coaches that date back as early as 1920, feature windows that open for fresh-air viewing, ceiling fans and heat for cooler days. You can also enjoy one of our Open Air Coach Class Gondolas! Created from retired baggage and flatbed cars, these open cars feature long padded outward-facing seats, perfect for the panoramic views. A great car for capturing the scents and sounds of the forest, or that special photo to remember your trip. READ MORE...



Private Caboose Party

Jan- Sept & Nov - Dec $599
October $699

Ride in style on the historic Great Smoky Mountains Railroad aboard your very own restored and well appointed Caboose.
Best value for small groups and private parties up to 15 passengers. Soft drinks and snacks provided. Check availability for specific dates and times. Book Now (800)872.4681




All tickets purchased in 2015 are subject to a 7% Historic Preservation Fee and a 6.75% North Carolina State tax, Reservations require prepayment • MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express accepted • Restrooms are available at depot and onboard • Schedule, price, motive power and equipment subject to change without notice . Smoking is prohibited onboard .• Service animals only, no pets allowed . $5 parking fee at Bryson City Depot . All excursions are general seating . All excursions via diesel unless otherwise noted . Limited disability access (call for more information) . Change fees apply: $6 per seat (changes must be made and completed within the 2015 calendar year). Cancellation fees apply: $14 per Adult ticket and $7 per Child ticket and must be notified 48 hours prior to departure time . No refunds will be issued within 48 hours of departure. 72-hour cancellation notice required for Special Event Dinner Trains

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