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Northern Central Railway

2 W Main St, P.O. Box 128, New Freedom, PA 17349

717-942-2370

Overview
COVID-19 Safety Measures
Map
Amenities
Overview

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!!!

AT A GLANCE

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

Amenities
General
  • Open For Business:
  • Limited Capacity:
  • Reduced Hours of Operation:
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Personal Protection
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
  • Social Distancing Markings/Signage:
  • Masks Required-Guest:
  • Masks Required-Staff:
  • Health Screening Required-Staff:
  • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
  • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
  • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
  • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures:
  • Health Related Staff Training:
Payment Options
  • Touchless Payment System:
  • Cash Payments Accepted:
Amenities
General
Things to Do
Hours
  • Operating Season: Year-round
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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:
General
  • Gift Shop: