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Bike Aboard – 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

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Bike Aboard – 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Jul 30, 2022

Ride Time(s): 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our newly restored gondola car is ready for all you cyclists on the Heritage Rail Trail! Purchase a one-way ticket that allows you to split your journey between the train and your bike.

Depart from New Freedom for a train ride to Hanover Junction or Brillhart Station, then ride your bike back. Or you can meet the train at Brillhart Station and ride the train to New Freedom. Northern Central Railway’s newly restored gondola car will accommodate your bike as you relax.

One way ticket from New Freedom to Hanover Junction (10 miles):  $20 Adult (age 13+); $10 Child (age 2-12)

One way ticket from New Freedom to Brillhart Station/Brillhart Station to New Freedom (16 miles): $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (ages 2-12)

The cars are pulled and pushed by our vintage diesel locomotive.

New Freedom to Hanover Junction is approximately 1 hour.

New Freedom to Brillhart Station is approximately 1 ½ hours.

Tickets are available for pre-purchase or onsite on the train of your ride.

Learn about each of our coaches here.

Many thanks for the support of our 2022 season sponsors:


COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:

Please reschedule your excursion if you recently tested positive for COVID-19, have been exposed, or are exhibiting symptoms.

Hand sanitizing stations are available at the ticket area, in the gift shop, and in restrooms.