Fun Extras

Purchase our Fun Extras daily wristband for $5.00 and enjoy unlimited access to the Cranky Cars and the Pint-Sized Pufferbelly! (Note: $5.00 Fun Extras Wristbands are not available during Day Out With Thomas, Easter Bunny, or Christmas events. Other restrictions may apply.)

Cranky Cars

These hand-propelled cars, which date back to the 1930s, allow little ones to take control as they crank their way around a track.
Tickets:
  • Toddler (0-2): Free
  • Ages 3+: $5(Included for free with President's and First Class Parlor Cars, and the Annual and Summer Fun Passes.)
$5 price entails Fun Extras Wristband, which grants access to the Cranky Cars, Pump Cars and the Pint-sized Pufferbelly.

Pint-Sized Pufferbelly

Built in the early 1900s, our miniature steam trains were most likely originally used at Coney Island, NY.  Climb aboard the Pint-sized Pufferbelly!
Tickets:
  • Toddler (0-2): Free
  • Ages 3+: $5(Included for free with President's and First Class Parlor Cars, and the Annual and Summer Fun Passes.)
$5 price entails Fun Extras Wristband, which grants access to the Cranky Cars, Pump Cars and the Pint-sized Pufferbelly.  Please note that while all ages may ride the Pint-sized Pufferbelly, ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult

Pump Car

You provide the power when you operate our vintage Pump Car - with attendant - along a short track. (Pump Car schedule varies and may not be available every day Fun Extras are operating.)
Tickets:
  • Toddler (0-2): Free
  • Ages 3+: $5 (Included for free with President's and First Class Parlor Cars, and the Annual and Summer Fun Passes.)
$5 price entails Fun Extras Wristband, which grants access to the Cranky Cars, Pump Cars and the Pint-sized Pufferbelly.

2018 Fun Extras Operating Schedule

One or more of the Fun Extras rides operate on most weekends, during Special Events, and daily during our Summer season.

When not included as part of a special event (e.g. Day Out With Thomas, Easter Bunny Train, Santa’s Paradise Express), a Fun Extras Wristband may be purchased onsite at the railroad Station or within any of the gift shops along the mall.

The 2017 Fun Extras schedule is featured below as well.

Please note that during Day Out With Thomas, the Easter Bunny Train, Christmas at Strasburg Rail Road, an event ticket, Summer Fun Pass or Annual Pass is required for access to the Fun Extras. During these special times, Fun Extras wristbands are unavailable.

March
30-31: Cranky Cars, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m., Easter Bunny Train)

April
1: Cranky Cars, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m., Easter Bunny Train)
7-8: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
14-15: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
21-22: Cranky Cars, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
28-29: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

May
5-6: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
12-13: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
19-20: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
26-27: Cranky Cars, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
28: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

June
2-3: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
4-8: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
9-10: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
11-15: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m – 4 p.m.)
16-24: Operates on special Day Out With Thomas schedule
25-30: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

July
1-31: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

August
1-26: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
27-31: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

September
1-2: Cranky, Pufferbelly & 1 extra ride (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
3: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
8-9: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
15-23: Operates on special Day Out With Thomas schedule
29-30: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

October
6-7: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
13-14: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
20-21: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
27-28: Cranky Cars & Pint-sized Pufferbelly (11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

November
16-18: Operates on special Day Out With Thomas schedule
23: Cranky Cars, Pint-sized Pufferbelly, LO&S & Story Caboose (11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Santa’s Paradise Express)
24: Pint-sized Pufferbelly & LO&S (11 – 4:30) and Cranky Cars & Story Caboose (11 – 5) (Santa’s Paradise Express)
25: Cranky Cars, Pint-sized Pufferbelly, LO&S & Story Caboose (11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Santa’s Paradise Express)
30: LO&S and Story Caboose (7:45 p.m. – close, Night Before Christmas Train)

December
1-2: Pint-sized Pufferbelly & LO&S (11 – 4:30) and Cranky Cars & Story Caboose (11 – 5) (Santa’s Paradise Express)
7: LO&S and Story Caboose (7:45 p.m. – close, Night Before Christmas Train)
8-9: Pint-sized Pufferbelly & LO&S (11 – 4:30) and Cranky Cars & Story Caboose (11 – 5) (Santa’s Paradise Express)
14: LO&S and Story Caboose (7:45 p.m. – close, Night Before Christmas Train)
15-16: Pint-sized Pufferbelly & LO&S (11 – 4:30) and Cranky Cars & Story Caboose (11 – 5) (Santa’s Paradise Express)
21: LO&S and Story Caboose (7:45 p.m. – close, Night Before Christmas Train)
22: Pint-sized Pufferbelly & LO&S (11 – 4:30) and Cranky Cars & Story Caboose (11 – 5) (Santa’s Paradise Express)