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: or call 817.410.3185


2019 schedule

March 2 – November 24 Saturday & Sunday Excursions
March 11 – 15 Spring Break Excursions
Saturday, March 16 Kiss Me I’m Irish Express
March 22 & 23 Jazz Wine Trains
April 5-7 & 12-14 Day Out With Thomas
Sunday, April 21 Easter Train
Sunday, May 12 Mother’s Day Train
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
June 1 – August 18 Friday Summer Excursions
Sunday, June 16 Father’s Day Train
Thursday, July 4 4th Of July Train
Monday, September 2 Labor Day Train
November 29 & 30, December 1, 6-8, 13-23 North Pole Express
Tuesday, December 3 Christmas Wine Train – Grapevine
Thursday, December 5 Christmas Wine Train – Fort Worth Stockyards
Wednesday, December 11 Christmas Wine Train – Grapevine
Thursday, December 26 – Monday, December 30 After Christmas Trains


Please check here for more updates from the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.


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.

Announcement of the Trinity River Excursion will take place on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Facebook page (@GVTrain) by 11 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday. Tickets will be available at 1pm, 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
2:45 PM – Boarding Begins
3:00 PM – Departs
3:45 pm – Arrives Back at Stockyards Station to go to Grapevine


cotton belt route schedule:

Originates in Grapevine
12:45 p.m. – Train boards in Grapevine
1:15 p.m. – Train departs Grapevine
2:45 p.m. – Train arrives at Stockyards Station
4:30 p.m. – Train re-boards at Stockyards Station
4:45 p.m. – Train departs Stockyards Station
6:15 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.