Using eco-friendly, vegetable-based fuel, The Cog offers travelers a three-hour excursion on the Northeast’s tallest peak.
(TRAVPR.COM) USA - October 5th, 2012 - Bretton Woods, NH- For the first time, train riders can experience the brilliant changing colors of autumn at special rates thanks to the extra capacity of The Mount Washington Cog Railway’s biodiesel locomotives.
Using eco-friendly, vegetable-based fuel, The Cog offers travelers a three-hour excursion on the Northeast’s tallest peak. The alpine rail ride includes about one hour at the 6,288-foot summit that overlooks the dramatic fall colors of The Mount Washington Valley. Cog tickets also give passengers free admission to The Mount Washington Observatory at the summit and the Cog Museum at the base Station.
New this fall, passengers save $5 off the Cog’s full price tickets ($62)on the last train of the afternoon (excluding Columbus Day weekend) through November 4th, 2012.
The world’s first mountain climbing Cog Railway, built in 1869, The Cog is the ideal feature to put on a fall driving tour through New England. It is 165 miles from Boston; 175 miles from Montreal; 90 miles from Portland, Me; and 330 miles from New York. Located on Base Station Rd in Marshfield Station, NH, it is six miles from Rte. 302 in historic Bretton Woods, NH.
The $5 for Fall special can be booked ahead. Visitors are asked to arrive at least an hour before the scheduled departure time to enjoy the great view, museum, gift shop and restaurant at the base station before picking up their tickets and boarding.
For a detailed timetable and to purchase tickets on line, visit: www-thecog.com or call: 603-278-5404.