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Per Person Ages 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 and his friends return to the Strasburg Rail Road June 17 – 20, 2022; September 16 – 19, 2022.

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:

  • June 17, 2022
  • June 18, 2022
  • June 19, 2022
  • June 20, 2022
  • September 16, 2022
  • September 17, 2022
  • September 18, 2022
  • September 19, 2022


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

The Day Out With Thomas activities are open from 9:30 a.m. each day until one (1) hour after the last Thomas train returns to the Station.

New this year — Live Show!
Don’t miss your opportunity to sing and dance along to your favorite Thomas & Friends hits! Stop by and see songs like “Go, Go Thomas!” and “All the Girls” performed by our live singers and dancers on the Town Square Stage located next to Cafe1832 on the main mall. Who knows, maybe you’ll be called up on stage and get your chance to chug, chug, chug your way to stardom!

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.

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