The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is located on South Main Street in Grapevine, Texas. Visitors will take a trip along what is called the Cotton Belt route upon a Victorian coach from the 1920's. The trip starts in Grapevine and the route ends at the Forth Worth Stockyards.
The authentic coaches are pulled by two vintage locomotives named Puffy and Vinny. Puffy is an 1896 steam locomotive that is also the oldest continuous running steam engine in the south. Vinny is a diesel locomotive from 1953. There are a variety of special events held throughout the year. They include a Day Out With Thomas, the Polar Express, a Halloween train ride, and other holiday related rides that are suitable for the family. There are rides suitable for adults only including wine lovers trips. Purchasing advanced tickets is highly recommended for these special events. The train can also be booked for private and group events.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is a must stop for any train enthusiast whether young or old. Grapevine is home to over 200 restaurants, several wineries, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Grapevine Mills mall, Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium, and many other area attractions. For the train lover, no visit to the area would be complete without a stop at the Lone Star Hi-Railers Model Train Exhibit. The exhibit is located at Grapevine's historic rail yard.