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RAIL ROAD

TRAIN RIDES IN LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

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RAIL ROAD

TRAIN RIDES IN LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

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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!

UPCOMING 2023 SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

Day Out With Thomas™ June 17 - 18; June 22 - 26; Sept. 14 - 18, 2023

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 – 18; June 22 – 26; and September 14 – 18, 2023. Tickets on sale soon!

A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EXPERIENCE FOR ALL AGES!

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

RAILLINES BLOG

How Passenger Train Cars Have Evolved

Since their inception in the early 1800s, passenger train cars have undergone countless modifications. What started as small, unsteady, wooden carriages have fostered into massive, high-speed, aluminum cars that can transport more passengers over further distances.    Learn how passenger train cars have evolved over the years into the familiar cabs we know today.  Why Are…

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November 8, 2022

The Evolution of Travel on Passenger Trains

In the “Golden Age” of railroads, passenger trains were the safest and fastest mode of transportation. Near and far, they carried people to and from work, across state lines, and even across the country. They weren’t always the preferred method of travel, however. As we look into their history, we’ll examine how the passenger train…

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October 4, 2022

Experience Live Theater in Lancaster, PA: 9 of the Best Theaters for Live Entertainment 

Lancaster, PA has become an increasingly popular location to experience live theatre. From historic performing halls to experimental venues, there are plenty of live entertainment options to choose from. Below are nine of our favorite live theatre spots near Lancaster County.  1. Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Rediscover the tradition of dinner theatre at The Dutch…

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September 7, 2022

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