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Address: 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA 18938
Phone Number: 215-862-2332
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Activities: Group tours/train
Description: A scenic train ride through the Pennsylvania countryside.

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Roberts Review

Nice to ride on and old fashioned coal burning railway. ..you feel like you're walking back in time. ...45 minute ride relaxing ...fun ...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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English first
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126 reviews 126 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Nice to ride on and old fashioned coal burning railway. ..you feel like you're walking back in time. ...45 minute ride relaxing ...fun ...

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Northern Nj
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I've ridden this train since I was a child and up until a few years ago I thought you received a reasonable value for your money ( not cheap but not a ripoff ). This changed last year when my wife and I went to New Hope on a weekday between Christmas and New Year. The price they were asking... More 

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newark, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We enjoyed the lovely train ride with our son and daughter -in - law last spring. They live in California so they really enjoyed the dogwoods and spring flowers. A beautiful spring trip. I am sure this is also nice in the summer and fall but perhaps spring is best - especially after the long and cold winter we have... More 

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Oakdale, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A great piece of history. Wonderful antique railroad that provides service to surrounding area. Worth a ride. They offer dining on board for a unique classic experience.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a really nice ride to take you from New Hope to peddlers village in Lahaska. They have theme parties on the train certain times of the year and I believe you can have a private booking for parties. they tell you some of the local history. the only thing I would like to add is maybe they should... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were pretty excited to take this ride, because the website says it's narrated and scenic. It was dull, not what I would consider scenic, and there was probably 60 seconds of narration--the only thing the conductor pointed out was an abandoned building foundation. Thank goodness we had the Groupon and didn't pay full price, that would've made us even... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Haunted Train ride STUNK! 45 min is all it was for big time money. The performers were good , but seriously this was the biggest waste of my money ever. I would never spend this kind of money again. Not even scary. Intended for 13 years old plus??? Don't waste your money.

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Livingston, TX
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198 reviews 198 reviews
32 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What to do with the Grandchildren is easy. The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad make it so. We walked around town a bit had a good lunch and surprise, surprise, you should have seen the wide open eyes of the three and five year old children. The staff showed a lot of attention to all and were eager to answer... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We take the whole family every year along with Grandparents, Aunts Uncle and Cousins! It has become a great family tradition. Just taking a train ride is a treat, but add seeing Santa Claus on the train, combined with hot cocoa, cookies and plenty of Christmas Caroling ... and that is a is super fun for everyone. Beautiful area and... More 

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Quakertown, PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I had a groupon for my 5 yr old and me. Would never pay full price for this ride. The website made no mention of the $15 parking and I didn't allow enough time to fight the traffic to find street parking. My 5 yr old discovered the movie Polar Express this year and this train ride really hit home... More 

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