Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer


Quick Details

Per Person Ages 2+
Infants | Must sit on your lap during the ride Ages 0-1

Take a Train Ride with Thomas the Tank Engine

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 16 – 20, 2021.

Thomas the Tank Engine — the famous steam locomotive from the Island of Sodor — will pull your 45-minute excursion ride (4.5 miles east and 4.5 miles returning west on the same track) through the beautiful Lancaster County countryside.

This is the full 45-minute train ride to Paradise, Pennsylvania pulled by the fully operational steam Thomas the Tank Engine.

Available Dates:

  • September 16, 2021
  • September 17, 2021
  • September 18, 2021
  • September 19, 2021
  • September 20, 2021


  • Ages 2+: $23.00 – Includes Thomas train ride and all Day Out With Thomas event activities.
  • Infant (0-1): Free but must sit on laps during the ride

Separate photo opportunities with THOMAS, PERCY, and RUSTY. Other activities include a visit with Sir Topham Hatt, play pods, a dance party, and more!

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.

Our standard coaches are beautifully restored in authentic Victorian style. Enjoy the comfort of potbelly stove heat during cold days. During warmer weather, open the windows for some fresh air.

Regular Coach