Thomas, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt all return to the Strasburg Rail Road, August 27 through September 4, to round out the Summer season with a whole lot of traintastic, family fun! Be sure to check this site for Thomas train and activity times which vary by day.
Embark on a train ride back in time to enjoy an afternoon of America’s pastime, vintage base ball! Four teams spar on October 9th in Straburg Rail Road’s Vintage Base Ball tournament.
Travel back in time to 1934 for an adventurous 45-minute ride on the rails through scenic Amish Country. Oh! And be on the lookout for robbers! The next Great Train Robbery is scheduled for October 22 at 4 p.m. Don’t miss it!
The BBC’s Michael Portillo hops aboard the Strasburg Rail Road as he explores the history of railroads in the U.S. on “Great American Railway Journeys.” See more about the series and watch a clip HERE
Preview the 2016 schedule by visiting our At-A-Glance page under Train Schedule above. Or, download our 2016 rack card at the bottom of this page for a handy reminder of special events throughout the year!
The “horseless carriage” and the “iron horse” meet for a fun, unique, annual event at the Strasburg Rail Road. Early examples of automobiles from before 1942 will be on display and “racing” the train at Strasburg Rail Road on July 16th. Details at http://www.strasburgrailroad.com/train-schedule/events/the-rolling-antique-auto-event/
Ride aboard the Open Air Car as the train pulls you through the crisp February air! Do you dare? Wear your layers and bring your sense of adventure!
Easter Weekend is the perfect time to ride through the Lancaster County farmland! Trains will be running on Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday and a special visitor will be on board. That’s right – the Easter Bunny will visit with each family, so have your camera ready!
Due to popularity of the morning Christmas Tree Train, a second train has been added for 12:30pm on December 5th. Ride to Leaman Place Grove to select and purchase your Christmas tree!
Plan now to ride aboard our Christmas Trains beginning November 27. Events range from a ride with Santa aboard to an evening ride with a classic story, cookies and milk. Book your tickets today!