Strasburg Rail Road™


  • Strasburg Rail Road™
  • 301 Gap Road
  • Route 741
  • Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572


  • Primary - (717) 687-7522

Your journey starts with a 45-minute train ride on America's oldest short-line railroad - circa 1832. Travel when you want, how you want.  From Coach to First-Class, Open Air to the Dining Car - it's one ride that is sure to please.

Back at the station, test your power on our authentic Pump Car, take a ride on our miniature steam train or go along for a behind-the-scenes tour of where passenger cars and steam engines are built, restored and refurbished.

Now you can visit six great attractions in historic Strasburg, Pennsylvania when you purchase the convenient Strasburg Passport. It's a great value! And, you don't have to visit all six attractions on the same day! So relax and enjoy while you experience the real Lancaster County. Click here to learn more.

The Strasburg Rail Road offers special events for every season.

Easter Bunny Train: Hop aboard the Strasburg Rail Road Easter Bunny Train and welcome Spring with a ride through the Lancaster County countryside with the Easter Bunny as your Conductor. Boys and girls will be delighted with an Easter surprise as he greets them on board. Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny will be available aboard the trains.

The Great Train Robbery: Travel back in time to 1934 for adventure on the rails! An A-list celebrity is planning to travel in style – complete with high fashion, sparkling jewels and bountiful riches. But alleged sightings of dynamic duo, Bonnie and Clyde, have captured the attention of the American public.

Wine & Cheese Train: Enjoy the luxurious, air-conditioned, First-Class accommodations on the Parlor Car or First-Class Lounge Cars and a selection of wine, cheese and crackers as you travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back! April through November on select Saturday evenings at 6:00 PM or 7:00 PM

Murder Mystery Dinner Train: Dine aboard the Strasburg Rail Road as you're immersed in mystery on the rails with Act 1 Productions. Stay sharp- the culprit might not be who you think it is! Select Saturdays in April through September and November. 

Mother's Day Dinner: Pamper the mother who holds a special place in your heart with a freshly prepared, traditional Lancaster County Meal aboard the scenic Strasburg Rail Road's Lee E. Brenner Dining Car. The Mother's Day Dinner is available throughout the day on Mother's Day only in lieu of the daily lunch. 

Vintage Base Ball Day: Embark on a train ride back in time to enjoy an afternoon of vintage baseball. Steam trains travel through the Lancaster County countryside with an exclusive stop at Verdant View Farm where passangers can get off the train to take a seat along the baseline to cheer for their favorite team. Games will be plated by 19th century rules promoting exercise, camaraderie and the skills of playing with bare hands instead of gloves. 

Day Out With Thomas™: All aboard Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he chugs into Strasburg Rail Road three times a year. Ride a train pulled by Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt™ and enjoy many other exciting Thomas and train-themed activities. Order tickets by visiting or by calling 1-866-468-7630.

The Rolling Antique Auto Show & Run: Be part of reliving automotive history at the Strasburg Rail Road! We're transforming the railroad into an interactive antique auto show, featuring historic cars on display and in action. Watch as they race alongside the mighty steam train. 

Steampunk unLimited: A juxtaposition of art and invention, creativity and technology while paying homage to the Victorian Era and Industrial Revolution, Steampunk unLimited promises to be an unprecedented weekend at the Strasburg Rail Road. Train rides behind a massive steam locomotive, delicious eats and treats, steampunk handiwork, photo opportunities galore, an insider’s look through a shop tour, music reflective of days gone by, and so much more are just a snippet of the weekend’s events.

Santa's Paradise Express: Santa's Paradise Express, a holiday tradition, brings the magic of this season to thousands of families who believe. Transformed into a winter wonderland, Strasburg Rail Road invites families to enjoy a train ride with Santa, carolers and musicians on the mall, storytellers and much more.

The Night Before Christmas Train: The Night Before Christmas Train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve. A reader dressed in a Victorian nightshirt and cap will read Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem, The Night Before Christmas, as passengers enjoy cookies and milk and the train rolls along. Children are also treated to storybook readings of holiday classics aboard our Caboose (stationary) and visitors of all ages can enjoy a ride aboard the Tinsel Trolley, a self-propelled moter car. 

Visit our website for more information, train schedule, fares and to purchase event tickets, and daily and all-day passes.


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