Events

The Great Train Robbery

A Bonnie & Clyde adventure awaits in 2018!  This interactive ride will rob you poor while offering excitement and adventure as you travel on a 45-minute ride through scenic Amish country.
Available Dates:
  • July 21, 2018
    (Boarding: 4:45 p.m.Departure: 5:00 p.m.)
  • October 20, 2018
    (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

Wine & Paint Night

The Strasburg Rail Road Company and Zole Art Factory are teaming up to provide you an exclusive Wine and Paint Night to remember. First, enjoy a scenic ride through Lancaster County "Amish Country" as you sip a glass of wine and snack on cheese and crackers. Then, following your 45-minute steam train ride, begin work on your painted canvas masterpiece! Enjoy all this while on board Strasburg Rail Road's luxurious, air-conditioned, first-class Dinning Car.
Available Dates:
  • August 2, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:46 p.m. / Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (21+): $50.00
  • Adult (ages 12-20): $45.00
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 Engineā„¢, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages.

Click on dates above to access date selection and ticket purchase pages.


Regular Tickets


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

 


Combo Tickets


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 activities. Ages 2 and up.

Sodor Deluxe - $34 IIncludes 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 activities. Ages 2 and up.

Strasburg Spooktacular

Back by popular demand, and bigger than before, Strasburg Spooktacular is a family-friendly journey aboard America's oldest short line railroad, through Lancaster County's harvest landscape, and destined for a Halloween celebration at our picturesque Groff's Grove.
Available Dates:
  • October 27, 2018
    (11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $19.00
  • Child (2-11): $13.00
  • Infant (0-1): $4.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Santa’s Paradise Express

Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back.
Available Dates:
  • November 23, 2018
  • November 24, 2018
  • November 25, 2018
  • December 1, 2018
  • December 2, 2018
  • December 8, 2018
  • December 9, 2018
  • December 15, 2018
  • December 16, 2018
  • December 22, 2018
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $33.00(President's Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $19.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): 13.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach)
Multiple train departure times each day, beginning at 11 am.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

The Night Before Christmas Train

This very unique and special train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve.
Available Dates:
  • November 30, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 6, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 7, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 14, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:00 p.m./Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (Boarding: 8:00 p.m./Departure: 8:30 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $30.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $19.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $13.50(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

Christmas Tree Train

Ride aboard the Christmas Tree Train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Frasier or Douglas Fir tree and have it delivered by steam on a flatcar back to the station.
Available Dates:
  • December 1, 2018
    (Boarding: 8:00 a.m./Departure: 8:30 a.m.)
  • December 1, 2018
    (Boarding: 9:30 a.m.Departure: 10:00 a.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $18.00(Coach)
  • Child (0-11): $3.00(Coach)
  • All Ages: $29.00(President's Car)
Cash and Credit Cards are accepted. No checks please. Santa is not on this train or at Leaman Place Grove. Our train cars are not handicap accessible. Please contact us in advance if you will need assistance boarding the train.

Please note that this exclusive train ride departs promptly. Train operates rain or shine.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

See You Next Year

Jazz at the Strazz

Strasburg Rail Road regrets to announce that our 2018 "Jazz at the Strazz" event has been cancelled. The event, originally scheduled for August 11 & 12, garnered little interest from our fan base. Though the event has been cancelled, our world-class steam train will continue to operate daily through the Fall.

Easter Bunny Train

Welcome Spring with a ride through beautiful farmland with Peter Cottontail as your Conductor. Peter will delight boys and girls with an Easter surprise as he greets them on board this special train.
We will see you next year!

Red Ball Express

In response to a recent, devastating barn fire at Verdant View Farm, Strasburg Rail Road and Lerro Productions will operate a Mixed Freight photo charter on Saturday, May 26, 2018. All proceeds will go directly to help the Verdant View Farm. 
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $200.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

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.