Events at the Railroad

UNIQUE FRIENDS & FAMILY EXPERIENCES

Have you tried an escape room experience on a moving train? Do you or your friends enjoy trivia nights or playing Bingo? Strasburg Rail Road is offering unique experiences throughout the year featuring all of that and more! 
Available Dates:
  • May 8, 2021
  • May 14, 2021
  • May 15, 2021
  • May 21, 2021
  • May 22, 2021
  • May 28, 2021
  • May 29, 2021
  • June 4, 2021
  • June 5, 2021
  • June 11, 2021
  • June 12, 2021
  • June 18, 2021
  • June 19, 2021
  • June 25, 2021
  • June 26, 2021
  • July 2, 2021
  • July 3, 2021
  • July 9, 2021
  • July 10, 2021
  • July 16, 2021
  • July 17, 2021
  • July 23, 2021
  • July 24, 2021
  • July 30, 2021
  • July 31, 2021
  • August 6, 2021
  • August 7, 2021

611 at Strasburg: The Return of an American Icon

The Norfolk & Western Class J 611, a National Historic Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, is known as an engineering powerhouse of steam, technology, and near mechanical perfection. The N&W Class J 611 is the sole survivor of 14 Class J steam locomotives designed and built by the Norfolk & Western Railway. It will run the rails at the historic Strasburg Rail Road in Lancaster County's beautiful Amish Country. Join us this summer for excursion rides, in-cab experiences, cab tours, and more!
Available Dates:
  • May 21, 2021
  • May 22, 2021
  • May 23, 2021
  • May 29, 2021
  • May 30, 2021
  • June 4, 2021
  • June 5, 2021
  • June 6, 2021
  • July 1, 2021
  • July 2, 2021
  • July 3, 2021
  • July 4, 2021
  • July 9, 2021
  • July 10, 2021
  • July 11, 2021
  • July 17, 2021
  • July 18, 2021
  • July 23, 2021
  • July 24, 2021
  • July 25, 2021
  • August 19, 2021
  • August 20, 2021
  • August 21, 2021
  • August 22, 2021
  • August 27, 2021
  • August 28, 2021
  • August 29, 2021
  • September 3, 2021
  • September 4, 2021
  • September 5, 2021
  • September 24, 2021
  • September 25, 2021
  • September 26, 2021
  • October 2, 2021
  • October 3, 2021
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Day Out With Thomas™

Join Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages. Thomas, Percy, and their friends return to the Strasburg Rail Road June 18 - 21, 2021, and September 17 - 20, 2021. 
Available Dates:
  • June 18, 2021
  • June 19, 2021
  • June 20, 2021
  • June 21, 2021
  • September 17, 2021
  • September 18, 2021
  • September 19, 2021
  • September 20, 2021
Tickets:
  • Ages 2+: $23.00
  • Infant (0-1): Free(Must sit on laps during the ride)

All tickets must be pre-purchased online. There will be no onsite sales. The Thomas ticket does not include admission to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania nor does it include a ride aboard the regular steam train. 

Everyone age 2 years old and older needs an event ticket. Children ages 0-1 are free but must sit on a lap for the train rides.

Thomas Train - $23 each - Includes Thomas train ride and all Day Out With Thomas event activities.

 

STRASBURG RAIL ROAD CHRISTMAS TRAINS

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.
Available Dates:
  • November 20, 2021
  • November 21, 2021
  • November 26, 2021
  • November 27, 2021
  • November 28, 2021
  • December 2, 2021
  • December 3, 2021
  • December 4, 2021
  • December 5, 2021
  • December 9, 2021
  • December 10, 2021
  • December 11, 2021
  • December 12, 2021
  • December 16, 2021
  • December 17, 2021
  • December 18, 2021
  • December 19, 2021
  • December 20, 2021
  • December 21, 2021
  • December 22, 2021
  • December 23, 2021
  • December 24, 2021

The Long John Limited

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!
Available Dates:
  • February 19, 2022
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $18.50(Exclusive Online price)
  • Child (2-11): $11.50(Exclusive Online price)
  • Infant (0-1): FREE(Must sit on laps during the ride)
Online prices are discounted off the Walk-up/Non-reserved ticket prices. Other exclusions may apply. 
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

See You Next Year

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.
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.