Ride along the same route that carried President Lincoln from Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA, where he delivered one of the greatest speeches in American History!

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Glen Rock Express with No. 17 – 12:00 PM

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Glen Rock Express with No. 17 – 12:00 PM

Aug 28, 2022

Ride Time(s): 12:00 PM

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Calling all steam fans! Our William H. Simpson engine, an authentic replica of an 1863 locomotive, will take you back in time to the 1860s when President Abraham Lincoln rode these tracks on his way to Gettysburg to deliver the Gettysburg Address. Outside your window is the beautiful Heritage Rail Trail County Park and southern York County countryside on this trip to Glen Rock.

After your ride, join us back in the station’s gift shop for a donut and coffee, compliments of Dunkin’ in Shrewsbury. Just show your ticket for your free coffee and donut.

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

The coaches are pushed and pulled by authentic replica of an 1863 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.