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SANTA’S PARADISE EXPRESS DINING CAR

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Adult Ages 12 and up
$24
Child Ages 2-11
$18
Infant Under Age 2
Free
*Price does not include meal, make your selection at checkout

Ho, ho, ho! Santa’s aboard this classic steam train for a holiday ride to remember!

A Christmas tradition since 1959, Strasburg Rail Road welcomes a very special visitor every November and December. That’s right, Santa himself will climb aboard the historic steam train to greet families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA, and back. As a special treat, children ages 11 and under will receive a gift from Santa. during this nostalgic 45-minute steam train ride.

Santa Letters: If you would like a return letter from Santa, please bring a self-addressed stamped envelope with you and place it in the “North Pole Express” mailbox located near the Mrs. Clause area.

All meals include a non-alcoholic drink and a bag of potato chips. Additional non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks are available for purchase.

Choice of:

For the Kids–
Choice of:

All kid’s meals include a non-alcoholic drink and a bag of potato chips.

For your convenience, all Guests MUST select a meal choice at the time of booking (online checkout)
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Our Dining Car

“Lee E. Brenner” No. 93

The Lee E. Brenner Dining Car — America’s oldest operating all-wood dining railcar — recreates the traditional dining experience you would have experienced aboard an early 20th-century railroad. During the Edwardian-era, dining on the rails was quite sophisticated. What now serves as Strasburg Rail Road’s dining car was built by the Laconia Car Company in 1926 and ran on the Boston & Maine Railroad until 1972. After its retirement in 1972, it arrived at the Strasburg Rail Road. It was rebuilt in 1993 and renamed for Strasburg’s second president, Lee E. Brenner.

Meal and gratuity included: Guests must select a meal choice at the time of booking.