Reading Express – Northern Central Railway of York

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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Reading Express

Reading Express

Get on board for the Reading Express! Enjoy the scenery of the Heritage Rail Trail County Park as you listen to local York County Authors.

Adults (ages 13+): $15.99

Children (ages 2-12): $11.99

May 31

This whimsical interpretation of a familiar song offers preschoolers a ticket to ride on an enjoyable excursion through a children’s zoo,” PW wrote. Each new animal passenger adds to the cumulative refrain, “building up a symphonic chorus that begs for audience participation.​​

June 21

I Love Harriet Kippley is a sweet, humorous, lively, and charming read-aloud with a simple message of self-affirmation. Harriet’s search to find something special and unique to draw can help start conversations with kids about developing self-confidence and recognizing personal strengths.

August 2

Welcome to the Northern Central Railway — a journey into history! Along the way, you’ll learn all about trains… and have a lot of fun, too. You will meet interesting people, see exciting new sights, and discover things you never knew before. You’re in for quite a ride! Trains are really exciting! Sure, they make lots of noise with their whistles, clickety-clacks, and all that chugging along the rails. But that’s what so many people like about them. They’re also a fun way to travel — very different from cars or bicycles — and that’s something else to like about them. They’re also big… a lot bigger than almost any other form of transportation. That’s pretty cool! So, come on board. When you’re finished reading this book, you’ll know a lot about a very special railroad — the Northern Central Railway of York (NCR). In fact, you will be an official NCR expert! The adventure is waiting. It’s time to turn the page and begin your journey.

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