Events

611 Visits Strasburg – A Reunion of Steam

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime steam train extravaganza as Strasburg Rail Road welcomes the iconic Norfolk & Western Class J steam locomotive #611 to join our own locomotive #475 for five weekends of special events including: whistle blowing, photo sessions, behind-the-scenes tours, family-themed events, and exclusive in-cab opportunities, where passengers can operate and fire the J Class #611 or Strasburg’s Class M #475.
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => Aug. 27-Sept. 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => Daily 611 Shop Tours [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => 1:30 p.m. [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => Sept. 27-30, 2019* [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => Oct. 4-7, 2019* [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [3] => Array ( [date_range] => Oct. 12-14, 2019* [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [4] => Array ( [date_range] => Oct. 18-20, 2019* [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [5] => Array ( [date_range] => Oct. 26-27, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC Daily 611 Shop Tours 1:30 p.m.
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
Available Dates:
  • Sept. 27-30, 2019*
  • Oct. 4-7, 2019*
  • Oct. 12-14, 2019*
  • Oct. 18-20, 2019*
  • Oct. 26-27, 2019
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $5.00 - $750.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

The Great Train Robbery

A Bonnie & Clyde adventure awaits!  This interactive ride will rob you poor while offering excitement and adventure as you travel on a 45-minute steam train ride through scenic Amish country.
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => May 4, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 3:45 p.m. [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => July 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 4:45 p.m. [departure_time] => 5:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => October 12, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 3:45 p.m. [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC 3:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 4:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 3:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Available Dates:
  • October 12, 2019
    (Boarding: 3:45 p.m.Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $28.00(First Class Parlor or Lounge)
  • Adult (12+): $19.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $13.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.00(Coach)
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Visit Day Out With Thomas™

Join Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages at the historic Strasburg Rail Road!
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => June 22-30, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => With Percy! [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => September 14-22, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => With Percy! [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => October 25-27, 2019 [link] => https://www.strasburgrailroad.com/ride/events/thomas-mavis-the-strasburg-spooktacular/ [add_link] => [secondary_content] => Thomas, Mavis & the Strasburg Spooktacular [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC With Percy!
BBBCCC With Percy!
BBBCCC Thomas, Mavis & the Strasburg Spooktacular
Available Dates:
  • September 14-22, 2019
    (With Percy!)
  • October 25-27, 2019
    (Thomas, Mavis & the Strasburg Spooktacular)

Tickets


Thomas Train - $21 - Ages 2 and up.  (Under 2 ride free but must sit on a lap) Includes Thomas train ride and all event activities.

Percy Package - $27 - Ages 2 and up. (Under 2 ride free but must sit on a lap) Includes 20-minute Thomas Train ride, plus a 12-minute Percy Train ride and all event activities.

Combo - $29.50 - Includes two train rides, the 20-minute Thomas Train Ride and the 45-minute ride on a coach class car of the regular steam train, plus all event activities. Ages 2 and up.

Sodor Deluxe - $34 - Includes three train rides: the 20-minute Thomas Train ride, 12-minute Percy Train ride, and the 45-minute ride on the regular steam train, plus all event activities. Ages 2 and up.

Thomas, Mavis & the Strasburg Spooktacular!

Thomas, Mavis, and the Strasburg Spooktacular offers a unique opportunity for young engineers and their families to take a Halloween-decorated, 20-minute ride with everyone’s favorite blue #1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of the Railway!
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => October 25-27, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC
Available Dates:
  • October 25-27, 2019

Tickets


Thomas Train - $23 - Ages 2 and up.  (Under 2 ride free but must sit on a lap) Includes Thomas train ride and all event activities.

Mavis Package - $29 - Ages 2 and up. (Under 2 ride free but must sit on a lap) Includes 20-minute Thomas Train ride, plus a 12-minute Mavis Train ride and all event activities.

Combo - $31.50 - Includes two train rides, the 20-minute Thomas Train Ride and the 45-minute ride on a coach class car of the regular steam train, plus all event activities. Ages 2 and up.

Sodor Deluxe - $36 - Includes three train rides: the 20-minute Thomas Train ride, 12-minute Mavis Train ride, and the 45-minute ride on the regular steam train, plus all event activities. Ages 2 and up.

Santa’s Paradise Express

Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America's oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => November 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => November 24, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => November 29, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [3] => Array ( [date_range] => November 30, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [4] => Array ( [date_range] => December 1, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [5] => Array ( [date_range] => December 7, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [6] => Array ( [date_range] => December 8, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [7] => Array ( [date_range] => December 14, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [8] => Array ( [date_range] => December 15, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [9] => Array ( [date_range] => December 21, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [10] => Array ( [date_range] => December 22, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
Available Dates:
  • November 23, 2019
  • November 24, 2019
  • November 29, 2019
  • November 30, 2019
  • December 1, 2019
  • December 7, 2019
  • December 8, 2019
  • December 14, 2019
  • December 15, 2019
  • December 21, 2019
  • December 22, 2019
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $33.00(President's Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach)
Multiple daytime train departures.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

The Night Before Christmas Train

All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road's Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays. Want to combine a meal with The Night Before Christmas Train? Consider our Christmas Feast!
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => December 5, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => December 6, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => December 12, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [3] => Array ( [date_range] => December 13, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:00 p.m./ [departure_time] => 6:30 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [4] => Array ( [date_range] => December 13, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 7:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 8:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [5] => Array ( [date_range] => December 18, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [6] => Array ( [date_range] => December 19, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [7] => Array ( [date_range] => December 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:00 p.m./ [departure_time] => 6:30 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [8] => Array ( [date_range] => December 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 7:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 8 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [9] => Array ( [date_range] => December 21, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [10] => Array ( [date_range] => December 22, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 7 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [11] => Array ( [date_range] => December 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 6:00 p.m./ [departure_time] => 6:30 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [12] => Array ( [date_range] => December 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => 7:30 p.m./ [departure_time] => 8:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:00 p.m./ 6:30 p.m.
BBBCCC 7:30 p.m./ 8:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:00 p.m./ 6:30 p.m.
BBBCCC 7:30 p.m./ 8 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:30 p.m./ 7 p.m.
BBBCCC 6:00 p.m./ 6:30 p.m.
BBBCCC 7:30 p.m./ 8:00 p.m.
Available Dates:
  • December 5, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 6, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m. )
  • December 12, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8:00 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    ( Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.00(Coach)
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Santa’s Christmas Trolley

Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child's visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => December 13, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 2:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => December 13, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 3:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => December 13, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [3] => Array ( [date_range] => December 19, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 2:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [4] => Array ( [date_range] => December 19, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 3:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [5] => Array ( [date_range] => December 19, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [6] => Array ( [date_range] => December 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 2:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [7] => Array ( [date_range] => December 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 3:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [8] => Array ( [date_range] => December 20, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [9] => Array ( [date_range] => December 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 2:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [10] => Array ( [date_range] => December 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 3:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [11] => Array ( [date_range] => December 23, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => 4:00 p.m. [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC 2:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 3:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 4:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 2:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 3:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 4:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 2:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 3:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 4:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 2:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 3:00 p.m.
BBBCCC 4:00 p.m.
Available Dates:
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    ( Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $30.00
  • Child (2-11): $30.00
  • Infant (0-1): $30.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Easter Bunny Train

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.
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => April 10, 2020 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [1] => Array ( [date_range] => April 11, 2020 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) [2] => Array ( [date_range] => April 12, 2020 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
BBBCCC
Available Dates:
  • April 10, 2020
  • April 11, 2020
  • April 12, 2020
Tickets:
  • All Ages: 28.00(First-Class)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach Car)
  • Child (2-11): 13.00(Coach Car)
  • Adult (12+): 19.00(Coach Car)
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

See You Next Year

The Long John Limited

Beat the cabin fever, get outside, and take a ride aboard our Open Air Car, Saturday, February 16th! Don your long johns and Winter attire; brave the cold aboard our Open Air Car!
AAABBB Array ( [0] => Array ( [date_range] => February 16, 2019 [link] => [add_link] => [secondary_content] => [boarding_time] => [departure_time] => [starting_time] => [link_anchor] => ) )
BBBCCC
We will see you next year!

Please Note:

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.  Special Events - There are a limited number of tickets available for each day of the event. Unsold tickets will be available at the Strasburg Rail Road the day of the event. If you have not pre-purchased tickets, please call866-725-9666 before coming, as tickets may not be available. No refunds or exchanges on tickets.