December 17, 2017

Santa's Paradise Express Schedule

11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm

Ticket window opens at 10:00am this day.

Special Event: Santa's Paradise Express

Coach Car

Our standard coaches are beautifully restored in authentic Victorian style. Enjoy the comfort of potbelly stove heat during cold days.

  • Infant (Under 2): $4.00
  • Child (2-11): $13.00
  • Adult: $19.00

Dining Car

Enjoy freshly prepared food on board the train. Prices shown are ticket prices. Food selections and food payment for Daily Lunch Train are made at time of train ride.

  • Infant (Under 2): $6.00
  • Child (2-11): $15.00
  • Adult: $21.00

First-Class Parlor Car

Surround yourself in Victorian splendor. Indulge yourself with our unique selection of confections and beverages available for purchase.

  • All Ages: $29.00

First-Class Lounge Car

Featuring, soft, upholstered captain's chairs that swivel for a full view of the countryside. Indulge yourself with our unique selection of confections and beverages available for purchase.

  • All Ages: $29.00

President Car

Ride aboard the private and wonderfully appointed 1914 President's Car. Enjoy the views from the Observation Room, Dining Room or choose from one of the three State Rooms.


  • All Ages: $32.00

Passes & Tours

Shop Tour

Available at 12:00 PM Noon any day our passenger train operates.

  • Age 5 & Up: $18.00

Fun Extras

Open on select days

The larger-than-life coal burning steam train is just the beginning. Ride the miniature-size version; operate the hand-powered pump car or watch the little ones "steer" the pint-size cranky car.

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. The railroad is not responsible for lack of sufficient capacity or adverse weather conditions that prevent operations. There are a limited number of tickets available for each day during special events. Unsold tickets will be available at the Strasburg Rail Road the day of the special event. If you have not pre-purchased tickets, please call 866-725-9666 before coming, as tickets may not be available. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.