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Join us for an authentic steam train ride through Lancaster County’s famous Amish Country. Sit back and relax as you travel through 2,500 acres of the picturesque countryside. Choose your preferred accommodation from the President’s Car, First Class, Dining, Open Air, or Coach.

Whether you’re a returning guest or visiting us for the first time, we look forward to you joining us at the Strasburg Rail Road — America’s oldest continuously operating railroad!


Learn more about America’s oldest continuously operating railroad and the unlikely ascendance as one of today’s premier steam railroad’s when you purchase Arcadia Publishing’s Images of Rail – Strasburg Rail Road by Eric S. Conner and Steve Barrall. Featuring over 200 historic photos, this book is available for purchase through our online store. All profits and proceeds from the sale of the book go directly to the Strasburg Rail Road.


Day Out With Thomas™ April 29 - May 2; June 17 - 20; Sept. 16 - 19, 2022

Join Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages. Thomas returns to the Strasburg Rail Road on June 17 – 20, 2022, and September 16 – 19, 2022. Tickets are available now; secure yours today!

The Great Diamond Heist July 1 - September 4, 2022

Experience an old-time diamond heist with this unique and entertaining train ride on a Victorian-style coach! Available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from July 1 to September 4, 2022

Legacy of Sleepy Hollow October 6 - November 6, 2022

Discover the true Legacy of Sleepy Hollow — the greatest ghost story ever told — and experience the rest of the story exclusively at Strasburg Rail Road!

Strasburg Rail Road Christmas Trains November 19 - December 24, 2022

A Christmas tradition for over 60 years continues as the historic Strasburg Rail Road welcomes a very special visitor this holiday season. Choose among four different experiences: Santa’s Paradise Express, Night Before Christmas, The Santa Trolley, and the popular Christmas Tree Train.

Easter Bunny Train April 7 - 9, 2023

Welcome Spring with a ride through beautiful farmland with the Easter Bunny as your Conductor. Boys and girls will be delighted with a special surprise as the Easter Bunny greets them on board this memorable train.


Family Fun!

Family Friendly good fun. Also very educational for ourselves and our kids about the history of our country with Trains. The staff are all very nice and helpful. The shops are filled with really cool stuff and now a Cafe, which is very good

– Kevin H. | Facebook
Loads of Fun!

We had fun in the train ride. We did the escape the room and was able to solve the Houdini mystery. Sam was our assistant, she was very nice and helpful. It was a great experience!! Loads of fun!

– Ron A | Google Reviews
Such A Memorable Day!

Being able to ride an authentic steam powered train was so exciting! The experience transports you back in time to the late 1800’s early 1900. They have a general store, eatery, toy store and a play area for children. Thank you Strasburg Rail Road!

– Becky W. | Facebook
A Family Favorite!

My family has been coming here for the past 40 years. I loved riding the rails as a child, my children loved coming every year, and now I am bring my grandchildren! Great family atmosphere! Keep up the great work Strasburg Rail Road! We'll see soon!

– Melissa T. | Google Reviews


Railroad Terms Glossary

Within just a few minutes of visiting the Strasburg Rail Road, your ears will be buzzing with all sorts of terms you may not have heard before. Or maybe you have heard them before, but you’re not entirely sure what they mean. We’re here to help you have a better understanding of common railroad terminology…

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May 11, 2022

Celebrate Easter at Strasburg Rail Road

Excitement is in the air at America’s oldest continuously operating railroad. Easter weekend brings a sense of renewal, from the smell of the fresh country air and spring flowers, to the anticipation on the faces of little ones as they prepare for a journey they won’t soon forget. Welcome to the Easter Bunny Train, a…

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March 11, 2021

Visit Strasburg, PA: The Perfect Day Trip

Strasburg is the perfect place for a quick day trip or long weekend for families, couples, or anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors of Amish Country. As the most historic town in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Strasburg is home to quaint shops, cozy places to stay, delicious local food, Amish farmland, local artisans, and historic sites you won’t want to miss. Hours of adventure are just a short drive away! Things to Do in Strasburg, PA For a small village, Strasburg is packed with things to do and see. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, local cuisine, new discoveries, or engaging activities, you’ll find it at Strasburg. Strasburg Rail Road One of the most popular attractions in Strasburg is the Strasburg Rail Road America’s oldest short line. People have driven to Strasburg to ride the 4.5-mile track aboard an authentic…

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July 20, 2020