Introducing the RailLines Blog

We are happy to introduce our new blog – a source of news and information about railroad events, new developments, and much more! Read our inaugural post.(Click the headline above)

“Day Out With Thomas” to Return in 2017!

Thomas, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt will return to the Strasburg Rail Road in 2017! “Day Out With Thomas” events are scheduled for June 17-25, September 16-24, and November 17-19, 2017. Mark your calendar. Tickets are on sale now!

Easter Bunny Train

Easter Weekend is the perfect time to ride through the Lancaster County farmland! Trains will be running on Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday and a special visitor will be on board. That’s right – the Easter Bunny will visit with each family, so have your camera ready!

Would Bonnie & Clyde dare to rob your train?!?

Travel back in time to 1934 for an adventurous 45-minute ride on the rails through scenic Amish Country. Oh! And be on the lookout for robbers! The next Great Train Robbery is scheduled for April 29 at 4 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Give the Gift of Strasburg Rail Road!

Strasburg Rail Road Gift Cards can be used for trains rides, passes, or a variety of special event experiences. Give the unique gift of the Strasburg Rail Road this holiday season!

Strasburg RR CLOSED Tues-Fri 3/14-17

The Strasburg Rail Road will be CLOSED Tuesday, March 14, 2017 through Friday, March 17, 2017 due to the recent snow. Passenger operations will resume Saturday, March 18th with steam train departures at 11:00 AM, 12:00 and 1:00 PM.

The “Long John Limited” Returns Feb. 18th

Not for the faint of heart, Strasburg Rail Road’s “Long John Limited” will again lead passengers along the Road to Paradise for our 2017 opening weekend! One Open Air Car is dedicated for those willing to brave the cold and kick off the President’s Day weekend on Saturday, February 18th. Find tickets for this car Read More

December 17-18 Update

Santa makes his final rounds at the Strasburg Rail Road this weekend before returning to the North Pole to prepare for the big day! The weatherman predicts some wintry precipitation, but the Strasburg Rail Road will be operating as scheduled this Saturday and Sunday for guests to enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas experience. If you intend Read More

Celebrate Christmas at the Strasburg Rail Road!

There’s nostalgia in the air this Christmas season at the Strasburg Rail Road! America’s oldest operating railroad hosts three Christmas events, including Santa’s Paradise Express, The Night Before Christmas Train, and the Christmas Tree Train. Make Strasburg Rail Road your place for family Christmas tradition! (NOTE: Christmas trains & related accommodations DO SELL OUT, so secure Read More

Return of Thomas & Percy!

Thomas the Tank Engine and his best friend Percy return to the Strasburg Rail Road for a 3-day weekend of Thomas- and train-themed fun! Little engineers and their grownups should be sure not to miss this special event.