Cotton Belt Route Excursion 2023 (Grapevine to Fort Worth Stockyards)

Multiple Dates & Times
All Ages
All Ages
  • Get Tickets
  • Details
Event Stats
All Ages
Event Description

Step back in time with a nostalgic ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad! The railroad is serviced by four vintage locomotives, including "Puffy" the 1896 steam locomotive, the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, "Vinny," a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive and two 1958 FL9 diesel locomotives. Most weekends throughout the year, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the Historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth. Once we arrive in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards, riders have time to explore the Stockyards before re-boarding for the return to Grapevine. 



Saturday, February 18 & 25



Check-in at Grapevine: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Board in Grapevine: 12:30 pm
Train Doors Close:  12:45 pm
Depart Grapevine: 12:50 pm
Arrive in Stockyards: approx. 2:30 pm
Re-board in the Stockyards: 4:35 pm
Depart the Stockyards: 4:45 pm
Arrive in Grapevine: approx. 6:30 - 6:45 pm


Ambassador Class: $72.00 (Price is for one bench-style seat that holds two people)
Travel in style inside one of our first-class coaches while seated around a four-person table. Guests receive complimentary popcorn, snacks and sodas on each leg of the journey. A variety of card and board games will be available for onboard use. The table style seating gives guests more leg-room than our standard first-class coaches. Ticket price includes admission for two guests. To avoid sharing a table with another party guests must purchase two benches.

First Class:  $26.00
Coaches are climate-controlled with embroidered upholstered bench-style seats.

Touring Class:  $22.00
Coaches have floor-to-ceiling windows with leather padded bench-style seats and are climate-controlled for year round comfort.

Economy Class: $18.00
Coaches are open air in the warmer months and enclosed and heated during the colder months with wooden bench-style seats and floor-to-ceiling views. - NO AIR-CONDITIONING - This coach is now enclosed for the season.

Passengers 13 months and older must purchase a ticket.

Please note that coaches and seats are assigned in advanced. If you have a group (with separate reservations) that wishes to be seated together, please give us a call at 817.410.3185.

For more than 12 seats call 817.410.3579 for group pricing.

Same day ticket sales are subject to walk up availability. Tickets are non-refundable.

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad makes every attempt to adhere to the posted schedules. However, GVRR cannot guarantee arrival times due to sharing rails with TEXRail, Freight Trains and Amtrak. Delays or cancellations may also occur due to emergency track maintenance. In rare cases delays can be an hour or longer.

For more information, please call the Visitor Information Center at 817.410.3185, email [email protected] or visit

Select Tickets
Sorry, there are no upcoming events in this series.
Venue Details
Map of Venue Location.
Grapevine Vintage Railroad 705 S. Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
Join the Conversation

Follow the event with #VisitGrapevine