Strasburg Rail Road™


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


  • Primary - (866) 725-9666

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. New this year! Bring your own basket and enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt as part of your ticket. 

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. 

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.

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. 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 motorcar. 

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 motorcar. 

Christmas Tree Train: Ride aboard the Christmas Tree Train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Fraiser or Douglas Fir tree and have it delivered by steam on a flatcar back to the station. 

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


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