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Glen Rock Express with No. 17 – 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

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Glen Rock Express with No. 17 – 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

Sep 11, 2022

Ride Time(s): 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

September 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

All Aboard to Celebrate Our Heroes!

First Responders (police, fire, EMT, paramedic) ride free!

Join us as we celebrate the service of our First Responders! Enjoy a scenic excursion through the beautiful countryside of York County along the historic Northern Central Railroad. Travel to Glen Rock with the William H. Simpson No. 17, our authentic replica steam locomotive, on a former Pennsylvania Railroad, mainline that has been in operation since 1838.

First Responders: call us at 717-942-2370 at least 3 days in advance to reserve your ticket. Please have a valid ID.

Tickets: $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (age 2-12)

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our steam locomotive.

This excursion is approximately 1 hour.

Tickets will be printed and available for pick up at the ticket booth on the day of the excursion.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to boarding.


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.