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Strasburg Rail Road

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Address: 301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
Phone Number: +1 717-687-7522
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Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive...

Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive pulls you past working farms, our Amish neighbors and beauty as far as the eye can see. Join us for lunch or dinner aboard our Dining Car, ride our miniature steam train and visit our shops. Visit our website for packages and special events.

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Relaxing rail ride!

Riding on the parlor car on the Strausburg Railroad was comfortable and enjoyable. Just to sit back, relax and enjoy the countryside was an excellent experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Carole S
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Severn, Maryland
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Severn, Maryland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Riding on the parlor car on the Strausburg Railroad was comfortable and enjoyable. Just to sit back, relax and enjoy the countryside was an excellent experience!

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NEW YORK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the grandson and his parents to see Thomas the train. We had purchased tickets in advance. The amount of people there on a Sunday morning was amazing. It reminded me of Disney world. The parking was about 2 miles away in a field. They provided bus transportation to the event. These were yellow school busses no AC on a... More 

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Pottstown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on the Tuesday after school started. We took our 3 year old grandson and his 18 month old sister. He was delighted and could do everything. She was free so, it was no money lost, but she was afraid and couldn't do most of the hands on activities. We arrived around 9:10 and got the fifth parking space.... More 

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new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family day with grandson to ride the Thomas train. We had the first ride at 10:15am. Since it was a Sunday nothing was open to visit until 10am. Problem the website states to arrive 1 hour early. What should you do at 915 on???? Otherwise simple quick ride, facilities super clean, porta johns only. We had a 3 year old... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended Thomas and Percy experience. We rode on Thomas, took pictures with Percy. The trains were cool for kids who like trains and Thomas the Train in particular. My son loves Percy and we could watch him pull up to his picture station--the trains eyes move and it also speaks which was very cool for my toddler who stared... More 

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Thank E W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a very interesting experience. We got a nice car with nice finishes and furniture, got a bottle of wine and two cheese trays which were small but enough. It was very clean and the service was good. The views were spectacular. It seemed short but was well worth it. If weather permits, the open wagon may be more... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter, husband and grandson and I went. We had a great day! There were so many people! But the lines moved quickly which was greatly appreciated since it was pretty hot. My grandson was amazed and loved his Thomas and Percy train ride. I have never seen so many Thomas products ever! The prices were the same as in... More 

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North caldwell
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took this ride many years ago...hasnt changed much. Its a slow 9 mile ride. The story that is being told over the loudspeakers can not be heard in the open air cars. my son was bored- this was overpriced.

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Loves_Lancaster, Guest Relations Manager at Strasburg Rail Road, responded to this review

Dear alyssa c, Thank you so much for your feedback. We regret that you and your son didn't enjoy the experience more. If you would be willing to share any thoughts on what would have enhanced your experience, we'd love to hear your thoughts, as we are always open to the feedback from our guests. Contact us at srrtrain@strasburgrailroad.com Sincerely,... More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going there every year for probably over twenty years now. I used to go before I had children, than I started taking my children, now I am still taking them, but also now taking grandchildren. It is a nice ride where you get to see some of the country side and you get to ride on old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed much longer then planned here because there was a lot to do. even if you don't ride the train there are fun things for kids.

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