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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Memorial Day Ride to Hanover Junction – 1:00 PM

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Memorial Day Ride to Hanover Junction – 1:00 PM

May 31, 2021

Ride Time(s): 1:00 PM

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

All Aboard to Celebrate Our Heroes! Veterans and active-duty military ride free!

Join us this Memorial Day weekend as we honor the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the U.S. military. Outside your window is the beautiful Heritage Rail Trail County Park and southern York County countryside on this trip to Hanover Junction. Our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built in 1959 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.

Veterans and active-duty military: call us at 717-942-2370 at least 3 days in advance to reserve your ticket. Please have a valid ID.

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 cars are pulled and pushed by our vintage diesel 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 departure.

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:

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.