Spring Break Cotton Belt Railroad Adventure

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Spring Break Cotton Belt Route Adventure
Tuesday, March 12 - Thursday, March 14, 2024

Important Times:
Historic Cotton Belt Depot opens for check-in at 9:30 a.m.
Boarding begins: 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Final boarding call/doors close: 11:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m.
Train departure: 11:50 a.m. or 1:50 p.m.
Approximate return: 12:50 p.m. or 2:50 p.m.

First Class: $22 per person
Touring Class: $21 per person
Economy Class: $20 per person

Grapevine Vintage Railroad (GVRR)
Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District
705 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX 76051

Roll into the world of railroading while leaning about railroad related occupations. Ticket prices include a trip on Grapevine Vintage Railroad and access to the rail adventure activities.

Your Spring Break Cotton Belt Route Adventure experience includes:

  • One (1) Cotton Belt Railroad Handbook. Activities include:

    • Learn railroad signals

    • telegraphy, and

    • Tools of the trade

  • Interact with characters depicting various railroad occupations 


  • 705 S. Main St. – Historic Cotton Belt Depot – FREE (ADA Accessible)

  • 702 S. Main St. - B & D Mills - FREE (ADA Accessible)

  • 636 S. Main St. – Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau Parking Lot – FREE (ADA Accessible)

  • 255 E. Dallas Rd. – Grapevine Main Parking Garage – Free for first 90 minutes; $1 per every additional hour (ADA Accessible)

  • Additional parking available throughout Historic Downtown Grapevine

Boarding will begin at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot at 10:20 a.m. or 12:20 p.m. The train will leave PROMPTLY at 11:50 a.m. or 1:50 p.m. – rain or shine. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to final boarding call (11:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m.) and check-in at the depot for seat assignments prior to boarding.

Seating is assigned upon check-in.  All groups must check in at the same time to ensure they are seated together in the same coach. Groups include other parties that you wish to sit by. Changes cannot be made in seating assignments after boarding passes are issued. The Depot will open for check-in at 9:30 a.m.

Should you have additional questions, please call us at +1.817.410.3185 or email us at [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to your ticketed event.

Tickets are non-refundable.

The Cotton Belt Route Adventure trains are one-hour excursions and do not travel to the Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth. Passengers will not de-board the train during the excursion.

Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved ticketed time. Your reserved ticketed time is the train departure time. Train doors will be closed 5 minutes prior to departure. Trains are unable to be held and passengers will not be allowed to board after doors are locked. Missed trains will not be refunded.


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Grapevine Vintage Railroad 705 S. Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
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