RailLines Blog

Bringing Early 1900s First-Class Living to Today

Early 20th-century life was marked by a strong division between the upper and lower classes. Every aspect of your dress, speech, location and transportation spoke to your social class, and what you could expect as a result. Those lucky enough to be born in the upper crust of society at that time lived in opulence Read More

15 Fun Facts About Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas and Percy are 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! Once you arrive at the Rail Road you’ll be ready to impress the Really Useful Engine in-person. Thomas Read More

Travel Back in Time on a Thrilling Train Ride

The year is 1934, and the rumors have been swirling that the infamous duo, Bonnie and Clyde, have their sights set on Strasburg, Pennsylvania. You may be wondering why these famous robbers are targeting a rural town in the middle of scenic Amish Country. Well, The Railroad is scheduled to host a very special A-list Read More

Dine with Strasburg Rail Road

Transport yourself back to a time when steam trains were the main mode of transportation, and decadent meals were consumed while riding the rails. Whether you’re in the mood for a light lunch, an Amish feast, or even an adult beverage, there’s something for everyone on our luxury dining excursions. While dining options are always Read More

Fun Ways to Plan for Your Day Out With Thomas™

The Day Out With Thomas event at Strasburg Rail Road is nearly upon us! We’re getting excited about welcoming Thomas and Percy to our station, and we want to help you, your family, and your friends get just as excited. Whether you’re joining us in June, September, or November, there are ways you can ramp Read More

What’s New with the Easter Train Event

Whether you’re looking to start a new tradition for your family’s Easter weekend, or you’ve been coming here for years, Strasburg Rail Road™ offers a fun and unique way to experience the holiday as a family. Easter comes once a year, and with it comes our favorite Easter Bunny, hopping from car to car to Read More

Welcome to Strasburg Rail Road’s RailLines Blog

We are so proud of and thankful for the community that surrounds Strasburg Rail Road. For years our community of train enthusiasts have made Strasburg Rail Road a part of their family traditions, summer activities, transportation experiences, and holiday events. Passengers have stayed involved with our railroad by receiving the email newsletter, visiting our website, Read More