Train Rides & Private Charters

A-L-L A-BOARD!” Cries out the conductor as the Stewartstown Railroad pulls out of the station on Authentic 1920’s era passenger coaches. Mighty Mo, a 1943 Gasoline-Powered locomotive roars in the distance as the engineer releases the brakes and fires up the engine. DING! DING! DING! goes the bell warning passers-by of her approach and to stay out of the way. Children and adults alike stir with excitement as the engineer blows the whistle. Sit back and relax as we take you for a ride on the historic Stewartstown Railroad.

Ticket Prices: Adults $13, Seniors (65 & up) $12, and Children (2-12) $11 – age 2 and under ride free.
Cab Rides: We now offer cabs rides on all trains using one of our locomotives. There is a limit of two persons in the cab on any ride. Close-toed shoes are required, and no Personal Electronic Devices can be used while the train is in motion.  Rides are $30 for Adults, Children are $20 when accompanied by an adult.  Spots are available on a first come, first served basis.

2020 Operating Schedule  (Updated January 22, 2020)

Tickets may be purchased at the station on the day of the ride (Cash Only!) , or through our online ticketing.

April
Easter Bunny Trains  

Take a ride in our decorated 1920 passenger coach. The Easter Bunny will be riding the train and giving every child a treat!    Bring your own camera and take your own photos with the Easter Bunny at no extra charge!   
Sat. April 4 – Sun. April 5
Fri. April 10- Sat. April 11
Fri. & Sat. 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Sun. 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

May
Hobo Weekend
Gather around a hobo campfire to listen to the songs and stories about hobo’s who rode the rails from job to job and town to town in the early 1900’s
Sat. May 2 – Sun. May 3
Sat. 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Sun. 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Stewartstown RR Model Railroader Days   
Bring a model to display and get 1/2 off on a train ticket! Models of the Stewartstown Railroad are encouraged.
Sat. May 9  12:30, 1:30, 2:30

New Freedom Special!

3-hour Motorcar excursion over our entire 7.4 miles of track to New Freedom and back.
Sat. May 30 – Sun. May 31
10am    All tickets $20

June
Open Air Excursion Car

Take a relaxing ride on our Open-Air car.
Sat. June 6 – Sun. June 7
12:30, 1:30, 2:30

Father’s Day Weekend!
Sat. June 20 – June 21
12:30, 1:30, 2:30

July
Steam Train Event!
We will be hosting the Gramling’s Leigh Valley Coal Company, 0-6-0T #126 “Sadie”
Sat. July 11 – Sun. July 12
Sat. July 18 – Sun. July 19
Sat. July 25 – Sun. July 26
Sat. times- 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm
Sun. times- 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Special Evening train July 18 at 7pm
All tickets are $18, 3pm and 4pm trains special price-$16

August
Open Air Excursion Car
Take a relaxing ride on our Open-Air car.
Sat. Aug. 8 – Sun. Aug. 9
Sat. Aug. 29 – Sun. Aug. 30
12:30, 1:30, 2:30

New Freedom Special!
3-hour Motorcar excursion over our entire 7.4 miles of track to New Freedom and back.
Sat. Aug. 1 – Sun. Aug. 2
Sat. Aug. 22 – Sun. Aug. 23
10am    All tickets $20

September
Open Air Excursion Car
Sat. Sept. 12 – Sun. Sept. 13
12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm 

New Freedom Fest! 
We will be at the New Freedom Fest giving short Motorcar rides! Only $5 per person
Sat. Sept. 19
10am-3pm

October
Pumpkin Patch Train!    
Come and take a train ride in the changing fall colors to the Pumpkin Patch! Every child gets to pick their own pumpkin to take home.
Sat. Oct. 3 – Sun. Oct. 4
Sat. Oct. 10 – Sun. Oct. 11
12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm 

Halloween Haunt Train!   
Our Halloween trains are Child friendly events. Feel free to come in costume! Fun for all ages!
Sat. Oct. 17
Sat. Oct. 24

Halloween Nighttime Motorcar Ride!     
This ride is in the dark of night to New Freedom and back. Come and see if you can spot the spooks who live in the woods along the railroad tracks. This ride is only for ages 16 and older for safety reasons. Ride is over 2 hours. Seating is limited. 
Sat. Oct. 31 –  6pm $20

November
Fall Foliage Train
Come and take a relaxing ride and see the fall colors.
Sat. Nov. 7 – Sun. Nov. 8

Fall Foliage New Freedom Special!
Motorcar ride to New Freedom and back. Subject to change, depending on the weather.
3-hour ride.
Sat. Nov. 21 – Sun. Nov. 22   10am   All tickets $20

December
Santa Express Train!  
Come and visit with Santa on our decorated 1920 passenger coach! Bring your own camera and take your own photos at no extra charge.
Sat. Nov. 28 – Sun. Nov. 29
Sat. Dec. 5 – Sun. Dec. 6
Sat. Dec. 12 – Sun. Dec. 13
Sat. Dec. 19 – Sun. Dec. 20
Sat. Times – 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Sun. Times – 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Special Night Trains- Sat. Dec. 12 and Sat. Dec. 19- 6:30pm

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Also available: Caboose Rentals – Have a Party in a Real Caboose!
The Stewartstown Railroad offers a unique historical railroad venue for your birthday party, anniversary, business meeting, graduation, family reunion, or special event.

Package Information:
– Blue Caboose (subject to availability)
– Stewartstown Station Waiting Room, with indoor restroom
– Tables, Chairs, and Trash Receptacles
– Seating Capacity for up to 20
– 110 volt electric outlet
– Bring your own Food or have it delivered
– Representative from the Railroad
$ 200 for up to 2 1/2 hours, stationary on the tracks.
$ 300 for up to 2 1/2 hours, Including a ride on the tracks.
$25 each additional hour, with a maximum of 4 hours total.
**A $50 dollar deposit and signed contract are required to reserve your date **

Catering is available for your special event on the Stewartstown Railroad from York County’s Best Pit Beef – Stewartstown Smoke House & Beer Barn. For more information, please visit stewartstownsmokehouse.com or call 717-993-2003