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Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17 – 1:00 PM

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Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17 – 1:00 PM

Jul 18, 2021

Ride Time(s): 1:00 PM

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Outside your window is the beautiful Heritage Rail Trail County Park and southern York County countryside on this trip to Hanover Junction. Our authentic replica steam locomotive, the William H. Simpson No. 17 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. The excursion includes a 20-minute stopover at the Hanover Junction Museum and a history of the area’s towns and villages.

Tickets: $30 Adult; $15 Child (age 3-12); $5 Toddler (in lap)

(Wheelchair lift is not available at Hanover Junction; passengers who wish to exit the train must be able to climb up and down 6 steps without crew assistance.)

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our steam locomotive.

This excursion is 2 ½ hours.

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.

Before you join us please reference our new protocols!

Learn about each of our coaches here.

Many thanks for the support of our 2021 season sponsors:

        

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:

Face coverings are to be worn while on our property, in our gift shop, and on the train. If you are fully vaccinated, a face mask is not required. A mask will be provided if you do not have one.

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

Train coaches, gift shop, ticket area, restrooms, and all other public spaces are cleaned and sanitized before each train excursion following CDC guidelines.

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