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Glen Rock Express, Mark Twain, & BYOPicnic – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

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Glen Rock Express, Mark Twain, & BYOPicnic – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Sep 26, 2020

Ride Time(s): 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM

September 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live And In Person Mark Twain With Henry HRogers, The Hell Hound Of Wall Street, And The Beautiferous Livy Clemens! 

Ride the train to Glen Rock, following the scenic York County Heritage Rail Trail and learning about the towns and villages along the way. After your return to the New Freedom station, walk across Main Street to the New Freedom Green, where well-known author and humorist Mark Twain will be on hand to provide a 1hour lecture (weather permitting). His lectures will cover a variety of topics guaranteed to bring a laugh or two!

Enjoy your own picnic lunch on the New Freedom Green or use your complementary $1 off coupons when you order lunch from Paesano’s Pizza or a sweet treat from Gillice Italian Ice & Ice Cream Parlor located directly across the street from the Northern Central Railway. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets; picnic table seating is limited.

This event is sponsored by:   

The coaches are pushed and pulled by the vintage diesel engine. 

This train excursion is one hour. 

Tickets will be available to be picked up at the ticket booth in the back of the gift shop on the day of the trip.  

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. 


Before you join us please reference our new protocols! 

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.