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Northern Central Railway of York

117 N Front St, New Freedom, PA 17349



Northern Central Railway is the premier train attraction in York County that chronicles the historical events on the historic line of the same name. In addition, we offer excursions that include musicians, magicians, holiday and seasonal trains, superhero and princess tea parties, cowboy robberies and historical reenactments. All Aboard!!!


Days Open: Seasonal: Weekends in the spring and fall; Wednesday-Sunday during the summer

Days Open for Excursions: Check website for availability

Admission Fee: Yes

Group Discount: Yes

Driver Free/Discount: Yes

Tour Guide Free/Discount: Yes

Accepts Major Credit Cards: Yes

Reservation Required: No

Handicap Accessible: Call for arrangements

Guided: Yes

Shopping On-Site: Yes

Motorcoach Parking: Yes

Charge for Parking: No

Food Service On-Site: No

On-Site Dining: Yes

Cameras Permitted: Yes

Adjacent to Major Interstate: Yes

Things to Do
Take a Tour
Have It Made Here Event
  • Operating Season: Year-round
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Holidays Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve & Day.
General Amenities
  • Parking:
    • Street Parking; Free
  • 100% Smoke Free:
  • Motorcoaches Welcome:
    • Yes; by reservation only
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
    • Accessible with assistance
  • Strollers/Wheelchairs Available:
    • None available
  • Public Restrooms:
Payment Options & Discounts
  • Payment Methods Accepted:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Visa
    • Discover
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
  • Loyalty Rewards Program:
  • Admission Charge: Ticket prices are based on individual excursions. Please visit our website.
  • Gift Shop:
Scheduling & Type
  • Tour Scheduling: Schedule in Advance
  • Group Size: Please contact our group sales department.
Requirements & Restrictions
  • Age Requirements: All Ages Welcome
  • Photography Allowed:
  • Accessibility:
General Information
  • Estimated Visit Time:
    • 60+ minutes
  • Tour Type:
    • Guided Tour
  • Admission: Ticket price varies by excursion.
Requirements & Restrictions
  • Age Requirements: None
  • Photography Allowed:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
    • Yes
  • Group Size Restrictions: Limited to 180 people at a time.
  • Additional Requirements/Restrictions: None