Train Rides

“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.

Come and ride along with Santa on our Santa Trains, or pick pumpkins on our Pumpkin Patch Trains, or meet the Easter Bunny on our Easter Trains.

Ticket Prices
Regular Fares: Adults $13, Seniors (65 & up) $12, and Children (2-12) $11 – children under age 2 and under ride free.

Blue Caboose Cupola: (the top part of the caboose) All Tickets $14

Special Events (Easter, Halloween, Santa, and Pumpkin Patch): Adults $15, Seniors (65 & up) $14, and Children (2-12) $13 – children under  age 2 and under ride free.

Cab Rides:  We offer cabs rides on all trains using one of our locomotives. There is a limit of one person 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 and children 10.  Spots are available on a first come, first served basis.

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2022 Operating Schedule  (Updated Oct 18, 2022)
Please note:  The Stewartstown Railroad Company reserves the right to substitute motive power and rolling stock as schedules and operating conditions permit. We apologize in advance, but our trains are not handicap accessible. Thank you for your interest in the Stewartstown Railroad.

Fall Foliage Express

Come and take a relaxing ride and see the fall colors in the beautiful Deer Creek Valley.
Children under 2 are free but require a ticket. You will be asked how many lap infant tickets are needed during the purchase process. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket.

Dates- November 5, 6

Times-  11:00am, 1:15pm, 2:45 pm

Prices- Adults $13, Seniors (65 and up) $12, Children (2-12) $11, Under 2 ride free.  Blue Caboose Cupola seats- $15.00, Locomotive cab – $30.00

Santa Claus Express

Come and ride the train with Santa on our decorated 1920 Passenger coach! Every family will have time to visit with Santa. Bring your own camera and take your own photos at no extra charge.

Dates

November 26 & 27

December 4, 17, 18

Times  11am, 1:15 and 2:45

Prices for all Santa Claus Express Trains-

Adults- (ages 10 – 64) – $15

Senior- (65 and up)- $14

Children- (2-12)- $13 (Lap babies are free, need infant button)

Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15

Locomotive Cab- $30

 

The Grinch Express!    SOLD OUT!!!!

We invite you to take a ride with everyone’s favorite grumpy holiday character! We received special permission from Dr. Seuss Enterprises to offer a reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Our 1920 Passenger coach will be decorated for the season. Every family will have time to visit with our special Holiday Grump (Can you guess who it is?) Use your own camera and take your own photos at no extra charge. Every child will receive a treat from The Holiday Grump. This ride might be best for older children. Because Santa Claus and The Holiday Grump don’t get along, Santa decided to take this day off.

Children under 2 are free but require a ticket. You will be asked how many lap infant tickets are needed during the purchase process. This train ride is about 50-60 minutes long. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket.

 

Date- SOLD OUT!!!

Times- 11:00AM, 1:15pm, 2:45pm

Prices-

Adults- (ages 10 – 64) – $15

Senior- (65 and up)- $14

Children- (2-12)- $13 (Lap babies are free, need infant button)

Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15

 

Ice Princess Express!

Bring your own camera to take photos with your favorite Ice Princess at no extra charge. Feel free to dress up as your favorite Princess. Please arrive at the station 30 minutes early to pick up your tickets. Lap babies sitting on an adult’s lap ride free. This train ride is about 50-60 minutes long. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket.

Dates – December 10

Train times- 10:30AM, 1:00pm, 2:45pm

Price- $22 all seats (Lap babies sitting on an adult’s lap are free)

 

An Evening with Santa Claus!

 

We invite you to take an evening train ride with the big guy himself, Santa Claus!  Our 1920 Passenger coach will be decorated for the season. Every family will have time to visit with Santa. Use your own camera and take your own photos at no extra charge. Our Special Evening with Santa Claus will include a reading of “Twas The Night Before Christmas”. Every child will receive a treat from Santa.

Children under 2 are free but require a ticket. You will be asked how many lap infant tickets are needed during the purchase process. This train ride is about 50-60 minutes long. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket.

Dates- December 3, 17

Times- 6:00pm

Prices-

Adults- (ages 10 – 64) – $15

Senior- (65 and up)- $14

Children- (2-12)- $13 (Lap babies are free, need infant button)

Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15

Rides from Earlier This Year…..

Easter Bunny Trains

April 2 & 3 – Saturday and Sunday – 10:30AM and  1:15PM

April 9 & 10 – Saturday and Sunday – 11:30AM, 1:15PM, and 2:30PM

April 16 – Saturday – 11:30AM, 1:15PM, and 2:30PM

 

 

Ticket Prices-

Adults-$14

Seniors- (65 & up)- $13

Children- (2-12)- $12

Caboose Cupola- $15

Red, White, & Blue Special

You’re invited to join us for a train ride to the picnic grove. We will get off the train and we will gather around to listen to Matt Dodd, singing historian. Matt will be dressed in period costume, and his show features America’s greatest patriotic songs such as The Star-Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, You’re a Grand Old Flag and Yankee Doodle. He will tell the fascinating and inspiring stories behind their composition and of the people who wrote them. He will also sing old train songs and tell stories about railroads. This show is for all ages, have fun while learning about history. Please feel free to bring a blanket to sit on or a small folding chair. Matt’s show lasts about 30 minutes, the whole train ride and show is about 1 ½ hours.

Dates- Saturday May 21, Sunday  – May 22

Times– 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 2:45PM

 

Ticket Prices-

Adults- $15

Seniors (65 & up)- $14

Children (2-12)- $13  Under 2 rides free

Blue Caboose Cupula (The upper part of the caboose)- $14

Locomotive cab ride (must be over 10 years old)- $30

 

 

Coach 1341 Birthday Express!

Our passenger coach, built in 1922 is turning 100 years old and you are invited to the birthday party! We are in a mid-restoration to the coach, and this is a chance to see the “behind the scenes” of this special passenger car. We have removed the interior ceiling to do restoration work, and this gives train buffs a chance to see how this coach was built, from the inside out. This is a birthday party, so of course we will have birthday cake (while supplies last). Train times are departure times.

 

 

 

Dates-June 4 & 5

Train Times– 11:00AM, 1:15PM, 2:30PM

 

Ticket Prices-

Adult-$13

Seniors (65 & Up)- $12

Children (2-12)-$11  Under 2 are free

Blue Caboose Cupola (the upper part of the caboose, must be able to climb a steep ladder) $15

Locomotive Cab ride (must be 10 years or older)- $30

Princess Express Trains

Princesses and Princes, Kings and Queens, you are cordially invited to ride with us aboard the Princess Express! Three royal guests will join us for a live show and exciting ride… the Island Princess, Ice Princess, and Mermaid Princess! Share in the magic with personal interactions, photo opportunities using your own camera at no extra charge, magical prizes, and your very own princess passport! Meet and greet with characters during the ride and sing along to some of your favorites. Be sure to wear your most festive royal attire! We look forward to having you join us for this enchanting ride!

Dates- Saturday, July 9, Sunday, July 10

Times– 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 2:45PM

Ticket Prices

All Tickets: $22
Locomotive cab ride (must be over 10 years old)- $30
Click here to purchase your tickets!

Lunch Express Train


We invite you to take a relaxing train ride to the picnic grove where we will get off the train and enjoy a boxed lunch catered by Stewartstown Smokehouse. We will have a limited amount of picnic tables, so feel free to bring blankets or folding chairs to sit on. When purchasing your ticket, please choose 1 lunch option per person. There are no facilities at the picnic grove, so please use the facilities in our headquarters building (Next door to the station) before boarding the train.

Lunch Options:
1. Pit beef sandwich, chips, cookie, and drink
2. Ham and cheese on a pretzel roll, chips, cookie, and drink
3. Chicken salad wrap, chips, cookie, and drink
4. Large garden salad, chips, cookie, and drink

Tickets are $22, under 2 ride free but no lunch will be provided.

Dates Saturday, July 30
Departure: 11:30 AM
Click here to buy your tickets now.

 

Superhero Express!

Join three classic heroes, American Hero, Spider Hero, and Wonder Heroine for an epic ride aboard the Stewartstown Superhero Express! Meet and greet the characters on board and participate in an interactive superhero training course at the picnic grove. All new recruits will earn their official hero mask. Don’t forget to wear your super suit or disguise to conceal your true identity! This event is perfect for the whole family. Bring your own camera to take photos with your favorite Superhero at no extra charge. Please arrive at the station 30 minutes early to pick up your tickets. Lap babies sitting on an adult’s lap ride free

August 20 & 21

Train times- 10:30am,  1:00pm,  2:45pm-SUNDAY ONLY!

Price- $22 all seats (Lap babies sitting on an adult’s lap are free)

 

Coach 1341 Birthday Express!

Our passenger coach, built in 1922 is turning 100 years old and you are invited to the birthday party! We are in a mid-restoration to the coach, and this is a chance to see the “behind the scenes” of this special passenger car. This is a birthday party, so of course we will have birthday cake (while supplies last). And what is a birthday without gifts? As our gift to you, all seats are only $10! This train ride is 35-45 minutes long, great for younger attention spans. Train times are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early.

 

Date: September 11

 

Train times- 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM

 

Price- All seats are $10, Locomotive Cab- $30 (ages 10 and over)

 

Pumpkin Patch Trains

We invite you to take a train ride in the changing fall colors to the Pumpkin Patch! Every child is invited to pick their own pumpkin to take home (until supplies last). This train ride is about 1 ½ hours long. Times listed are departure times. Please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up tickets in the station.
Children under 2 ride free (and do not receive a pumpkin) but require a ticket. You will be asked how many lap infant tickets are needed during the purchase process.

October 22 – 11:00AM, 1:15PM, 2:45PM [ Buy Tickets here ]

Prices – $15 for Adults, $14 for Seniors (65 and up) and $13 for children (2-12).  Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15

Family Friendly Halloween Express

This Halloween train ride is family friendly, not too scary.  Feel free to come in costume! Every child receives a treat. Fun for all ages! Our 1920 passenger coach will be decorated for Halloween. Or ride in the open-air car, if you dare and see if you can spot the spooks who live in the woods. This train ride is about 50-60 minutes long. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket. Children under 2 are free but require a ticket. You will be asked how many lap infant tickets are needed during the purchase process.

October 22 – 5:00PM, 6:15PM, 7:30PM

Prices- $15 for Adults, $14 for Seniors (65 and up) and $13 for children (2-12).  Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15

Haunted Halloween Express

This ride is not for the timid and not for younger children. Our zombies and spooks will make you scream! Are you brave enough to take a ride in the haunted, dark woods?  Ride in our haunted 1920 passenger coach that will be decorated for Halloween. Or ride in the open-air car where anything could grab you. Feel free to wear your scariest outfits! This train ride is about 50-60 minutes long. Times listed are departure times, please arrive 30 minutes early to pick up your ticket. Due to the nature of this ride, we don’t recommend anyone under the age of 10 ride this train.

October 29 – 5:00PM, 6:15PM, 7:30PM

Prices- $15 for Adults, $14 for Seniors (65 and up).  Blue Caboose Cupola- (Must climb up a steep set of steps, these seats are in the top part of the Caboose) -$15