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Reading Express – 10:00 AM

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Reading Express – 10:00 AM

Aug 6, 2021

Ride Time(s): 10:00 AM

August 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get on board for the Reading Express! Enjoy the scenery of the Heritage Rail Trail County Park as the you listen to stories read by our special guest. Dr. Tony Fredericks will be reading his special children’s alphabet book “All Aboard Starts with A” that specifically showcases the Northern Central Railway. Anthony D. Fredericks (www.anthonydfredericks.com) is Professor Emeritus of Education at York College of PA and the new Education Coordinator for NCR. In addition, he is an award-winning and best-selling children’s author of more than 50 children’s books including “Tall Tall Tree” and “Mountain Night, Mountain Day”.

Tickets: $15 Adult; $10 Child (age 3-12); $5 Toddler (in lap)

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our vintage diesel locomotive.

This excursion is 45 minutes.

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 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.

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