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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.


Strasburg Rail Road Christmas Trains November 20 - December 24, 2021

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.

The Long John Limited February 19, 2022

Beat the cabin fever, get outside, and take a ride aboard our Open Air Car, Saturday, February 19, 2022! Don your long johns and Winter attire; brave the cold aboard our Open Air Car!

Easter Bunny Train April 15 - 17, 2022

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


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

Changing with the Times

As America’s oldest continuously operating railroad, Strasburg Rail Road knows how to adapt to the times. Since our founding in 1832, we have weathered periods of economic boon and downturn, and we have found ways to adjust our services and operations to meet the needs of our Guests. At the start of our 2020 season, we marked our 60th year of offering authentic steam train rides to visitors from near and far, and we began our planned $1 million in enhancements both on and off the tracks. Now, to adhere to safety regulations due to COVID-19, Strasburg Rail Road is also implementing new protocols for the safety of our Guests and Team Members. Please take a moment to review our policies prior to visiting. When visiting Strasburg Rail Road, keep your eyes open for a few new features spanning from…

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June 1, 2020


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