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Throttle Time with no. 765 returns at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

By July 30, 2018June 18th, 2019Archived

For the second year in a row, railroad fans will be able to take control of historic steam locomotive no. 765 for six miles of mainline running!

The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc.’s Throttle Time event will be held on September 24th and operate between the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s Fitzwater Yard and Brecksville, Ohio.


• 30 minutes of Throttle Time: $999.00
• 30 minutes of Firing Time: $299.00
• GoPro add-on for Throttle Time: $99.00


Participants will observe and receive instruction for approximately 30 minutes and operate the 765 for approximately 30 minutes at speeds up to 15MPH. Participants can also add 30 minutes in the fireman’s seat and professionally captured and edited video of the experience to their ticket. All participants must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license and be in good health.