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Bike Aboard

2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349

7/17/2022, 7/30/2022, 8/14/2022


12 noon & 2 p.m.

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Presented by: Northern Central Railway

Location: Northern Central Railway


Our newly restored gondola car is ready for all you cyclists on the Heritage Rail Trail! Purchase a one-way ticket that allows you to split your journey between the train and your bike.

Depart from New Freedom for a northbound train ride to Hanover Junction or Brillhart Station, then ride your bike back, southbound on the trail.

Or you can meet the train at Brillhart Station at approximately 2 p.m. and ride the train southbound to New Freedom. Northern Central Railway’s newly restored gondola car will accommodate your bike as you relax.

12 noon

  • One-way ticket from New Freedom to Hanover Junction (10 miles):  $20 Adult (age 13+); $10 Child (age 2-12)
  • One-way ticket from New Freedom to Brillhart Station (16 miles):  $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (ages 2-12)

2 p.m.

  • One-way ticket from Brillhart Station to New Freedom (16 miles): $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (ages 2-12)

Please note: Biking northbound is downhill and southbound is uphill

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

New Freedom to Hanover Junction train ride is 1 hour.

New Freedom to Brillhart Station train ride is 1 ½ hours.

Tickets are available for pre-purchase or onsite on the train of your ride.