Step into the past. Serviced by two vintage locomotives, the railroad is a must for any train enthusiast. “Puffy,” the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and “Vinny,” a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive, chug along the track, carrying passengers looking to travel in style.

For more information visit:
www.gvrr.com or call 817.410.3185

2020 schedule

February 23 – November 22   Saturday & Sunday Excursions
March 9 & 10, 12 & 13   Spring Break Excursions (No Trinity River Run Excursion)
*Saturday, March 14   Kiss Me I’m Irish Express*
March 20 & 21   Jazz Wine Trains (No excursions to the Stockyards)
April 18-19 & 25-26   Day Out With Thomas (No excursions to the Stockyards)
Sunday, April 12   Easter Train – Grapevine only, no train to the Stockyards
Sunday, May 10   Mother’s Day Train
Monday, May 25   Memorial Day
May 29 – August 14   Friday Summer Excursions to the Stockyards
Sunday, June 21   Father’s Day Train
Saturday, July 4   4th Of July Train
Monday, September 7   Labor Day Train
Saturday, October 31  Trick ‘R Treat Trains – Grapevine only, no train to the Stockyards
Saturday, October 31   Witches Brew Train
TBD North Pole Express
TBD Christmas Wine Trains
Saturday, December 26 – Wednesday, December 30   After Christmas Trains
*Train will depart Grapevine at 11:20 AM for the Stockyards arriving at 12:40 PM.  Trinity River Excursion will depart at 1 PM.

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trinity river excursion Schedule:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to excessive freight train traffic along the Cotton Belt Route, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Trinity River One-Hour Train Excursion originating in the Fort Worth Stockyards will operate on a day-to-day basis.

These excursions will take place dependent upon the arrival time of the Cotton Belt Route train to Fort Worth and tickets will be sold on a walk-up basis ONLY.

Tickets will be available at 1pm on Saturdays & Sundays, in the Stockyards, on a walk-up basis only.

Unfortunately, the excursion is subject to cancellation or delays due to unforeseen freight train traffic and without advance notification. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Originates at the Fort Worth Stockyards
Operates most Saturdays and Sundays between late February and mid-November.
Between May 29 and August 14, Friday excursions will also be available.
2:45 PM – Boarding Begins (approximate)
3:00 PM – Departs (approximate)
3:45 pm – Arrives Back at Stockyards Station (approximate)
Please Note:  Passengers do not de-board the train during the ride.  The train will reverse direction on the tracks to return to the Stockyards.
This excursion does not travel to Grapevine.
Tickets only available for purchase at the Stockyards Station Ticket Booth


cotton belt route schedule:

Originates in Grapevine
12:45 p.m. – Train boards in Grapevine
1:20 p.m. – Train departs Grapevine
2:45 p.m. – Train arrives at Stockyards Station
4:05 p.m. – Train re-boards at Stockyards Station
4:15 p.m. – Train departs Stockyards Station
5:45 p.m. – Train arrives in Grapevine



Cotton Belt round trip from Grapevine: $26 for first class and $18 for touring.

Trinity River Excursion: $12 for first class and $10 for touring.

For additional questions on Monday through Friday, please contact 817-410-3185.

Please note that schedules – including departure times, return time, and days of operation – are tentative and are subject to change based on freight train delays, federal track maintenance, holidays or weather related closures. While the GVRR makes every attempt to adhere to posted schedules, please understand that delays in arrival times or sudden cancellations of a trip are beyond our control.