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Join us for an authentic steam train ride on the oldest continuously operating railroad in the nation. Sit back and relax as you travel through 2,500 acres of Lancaster County’s famous Amish Country. 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!


A Strasburg Rail Road tradition continues!

Enjoy a special Easter train ride on which your kids will be delighted to find the Easter Bunny conducting a historic steam train! Running all day, March 29 – 31, 2024.

  • Parties of 15 or more

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy fun group activities with friends and family, then you’ve come to the right place! A visit to the Strasburg Rail Road is certainly an experience to be shared. From birthday celebrations and wedding ceremonies to school field trips and staff and corporate outings, our train rides for groups are a great way to make memories together.


Easter Bunny Train

March 29 - 31, 2024

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.

Strasburg Rail Road Christmas Trains

November 16 - December 24, 2024

A Christmas tradition for nearly 65 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, Santa Claus Limited, and the popular Christmas Tree Train.

Bonnie & Clyde Experience

July 5 - September 1, 2024

This exciting, one-of-a-kind experience includes thrilling stunts, pyrotechnics, and more. Be a part of the festivities, help our officers save the day, and bring the crime duo to justice.

Legacy of Sleepy Hollow

October 4 - November 2, 2024

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!


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


10 Questions and Answers About Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas is headed to Strasburg Rail Road in beautiful Lancaster County. While we’re busy prepping for this exciting event, we rounded up some fun facts to help you and your young ones become Thomas experts!  Check out our list of commonly asked questions and facts about the original Thomas the Tank Engine™. Once you arrive…

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February 23, 2024

7 Family-Friendly Train Rides At Strasburg Rail Road

  At Strasburg Rail Road, we pride ourselves on creating memorable experiences and instilling a love of all things locomotives. In fact, many of our most popular rides are family-friendly and go above and beyond educating about our many trains and history. Looking to start new family traditions or a place to add to the…

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December 29, 2023

All About Railroad Signs: How To Recognize And React Appropriately To Them

Railroads will typically have signs posted in order to alert people and vehicles to the nearby conditions of trains or tracks. Like railroad signals, they are vital as warnings and guides, so it’s important to have a basic understanding of railroad sign meanings. This blog will list many of the common railroad signs you may…

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December 27, 2023