Caboose Rides on Sunday, May 24

toplessThe Stewartstown Railroad will be offering CABOOSE RIDES on Sunday, May 24 in observance of Memorial Day. Passengers will board at the station and take a 1 mile round-trip excursion aboard a vintage PRR Caboose pulled behind Stewartstown Locomotive #9, “The Mighty-Mo.”   Each trip is around 35 minutes in length.

Departure Times:
Sunday, May 24: 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, and 4:30 PM.

Ticket Prices:
$10 for adults

$9 for seniors

$8 for children (12 and under, please)

Veterans and Active Military Ride Free with a valid photo ID!

You may sit or stand wherever you would like inside the caboose, however seating is first-come first-serve (especially in the Copula). We apologize, but the caboose is not handicap accessible at this time.

Tickets may also be purchased at the Station at the ticket window.

The PRR Caboose is also available for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, or any other special event in your life. Please call us at 717-746-8123 to inquire about pricing or to book your party.

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Stewartstown Railroad Company
21 West Pennsylvania Ave
Stewartstown, PA 17363
(717) 746-8123

The Stewartstown Railroad Makes it’s first revenue passenger runs since 2004

11234983_10200574503080338_4317750978099715747_nOn Saturday, May 9 and Sunday May 10, the Stewartstown Railroad had it’s first revenue passenger excursions since 2004.  Mighty Mo, Locomotive #9, lead the consist with a PRR cabin car in tow. While the trip was short, at only a little over a 1/2 mile from the station, passengers got a preview of what’s to come.  A 1920’s passenger coach is in the final stages of restoration and should be in service soon. The next 1/2 mile of track is currently undergoing tie replacement and should be completed by mid-June. Stay tuned!

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The Next scheduled passenger excursion is Scheduled for Sunday, May 24.

Caboose Rides on the Stewartstown Railroad on Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10

Be one of the first to ride again on the Stewartstown Railroad!
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The Stewartstown Railroad will be offering CABOOSE RIDES on Saturday, May 9 in celebration of National Train day. Rides will also be offered on Sunday, May 10, in observation of Mother’s day.  Passengers will board at the station and take a 1 mile round-trip excursion aboard a vintage PRR Caboose pulled behind Stewartstown Locomotive #9, “The Mighty-Mo.”  Spend some quality time with your mother, grandmother, or friends and family while enjoying the peaceful country feeling of Southern York County. Each trip is around 35 minutes in length.

Departure Times:
Saturday, May 9: 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, and 3:30 PM.
Sunday, May 10: 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM

Ticket Prices:
$10 for adults
$9 for seniors
$8 for children (12 and under, please)
$4 for moms and grandmothers

For our wonderful mothers and grandmothers, on Sunday, May 10, a complimentary rose will be provided while supplies last. 

You may sit or stand wherever you would like inside the caboose, however seating is first-come first-serve (especially in the Copula). We apologize, but the caboose is not handicap accessible at this time.

To purchase tickets ahead of time, please email info@stewartstownrailroadcompany.com or call 717-746-8123. Tickets may also be purchased at the Station at the ticket window.

The PRR Caboose is also available for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, or any other special event in your life. Please call us at 717-746-8123 to inquire about pricing or to book your party.

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Stewartstown Railroad Company
21 West Pennsylvania Ave
Stewartstown, PA 17363
(717) 746-8123

Enjoy a scenic trip thru Southern York County by vintage Fairmont Motorcars

Untitled-1 For today’s excursions:
Please purchase your tickets at the station in Stewartstown
If you have purchased them in advance, they are waiting for you at the ticket counter.

We have seats available for all departures at 130, 230, and 330.

Tickets are $6 per rider.

Stewartstown Railroad Company
21 West Pennsylvania Ave
Stewartstown, PA 17363
717-746-8123

Thank you for riding with us!

 

Mighty Mo takes its first journey since 2004

Mighty Mo, the Stewartstown Railroad’s historic gasoline-powered locomotive, recently made it’s first trip since 2004 down the main line. Track Crews have been working hard for the last year and a half to reopen the first mile of track up to class 1 standards.

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Backing up out of the engine house

Posing for a picture by the engine house sign

Posing for a picture by the engine house sign

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Stopping at the end of the class 1 track

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Looking back at all of the progress

 

Have a Merry Christmas and safe and happy new year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Stewartstown Railroad. We have some exciting news to report: Santa and his elves are currently working on the Train Schedule for the 2015 season!

If you are interested in being apart of this exciting new chapter in the Stewartstown Railroad, please send us a note (info@stewartstownrailroadcompany.com)

We need people that are interested in working on the coaches and tracks. No experience is necessary and we are willing to train.

December 7th and 8th: A Flurry of Activity is Planned for this Weekend; Rides and Workdays

Happy Holidays from the Stewartstown Railroad Company!

There’s a flurry of activity planned for this weekend, and we’d love for you to be apart of it.

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 1-5pm: Christmas in Stewartstown Holiday Home Tour
– Come see the Station in Stewartstown decorated for the Holidays, along with other homes in the Area
– Motorcar Rides will be offered at $6 per seat

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 1-5PM: Christmas in Stewartstown
– Come see the Station in Stewartstown decorated for the Holidays, along with other homes in the Area
– Motorcar Rides will be offered at $6 per seat

In addition to the Holiday Open Houses, and Motorcar Rides, we’ll also be working on the Railroad, too.

On both Saturday and Sunday, Starting at 9AM, David Williamson will be leading work crews out on the ROW working on the track. Activities to include spot-tie replacement, brush cutting, joint bar replacement, and more. In addition, Mike Ruane will be working on finishing the re-purposed storage shed out back. He can use a hand as well.

Volunteer coordinator Jim Kuhlman is currently looking for operators and flaggers to assist with motorcar rides for the remainder of the year. Dates available are Dec 15, 22, and 29. If you would like to assist on any of these days, please let us know.

Stewartstown Railroad offers Free Train Rides for Veterans

Stewartstown Railroad offers Free Train Rides for Veterans

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ken Bitten
Stewartstown Railroad
(410) 336-1605

In honor of Veterans Day, the Stewartstown Railroad will be offering free railcar rides on Sunday, November 10th, 2013. These rides will start at the historic Stewartstown Station, and travel up a portion of the track, through scenic fields, over streams, and winding through gorgeous hills and gorgeous woodlands.  At the same time, the Friends of the Stewartstown Railroad will have historical displays regarding the role the railroad played during two world wars.

“Our veterans sacrificed their time and efforts in protecting our country and way of life” said Dave Williamson, President of the Railroad. “We’d love to let them see some of the scenic wonder of the country they fought to defend.”

The rides are free to veterans of United States military service. Veterans will need to show a valid Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173). The Rides will be taking place between 1:00 PM and 4:PM Sunday, November 10th, and take between thirty and forty minutes.

About Stewartstown

The Stewartstown Railroad Company is a common carrier railroad based in Stewartstown, PA. Founded in 1884, the company continues to offer freight and tourist operations over the entire length of its 7.4 mile length. For additional information, go to www.StewartstownRailroadCompany.com, or  contact Ken Bitten at ken@stewartstownrailroadcompany.com or by phone 410-336-1605.

Fall Foliage Schedule for 2013

The Stewartstown Railroad Company will be offering Fall Foliage runs through the Southern-York County countryside where you can enjoy the breath-taking scenes and falling leaves as we ramble down the rails from Stewartstown Pennsylvania. Tickets are $6.00 with motorcars departing at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. Cash, Checks, and Credit cards are accepted.

The Station is open for rides starting at 1pm until 4PM on the following dates:
Saturday, October 12
Sunday, October 20
Sunday, October 27
Sunday, November 3
Sunday, November 10

Please call the Stewartstown Railroad Company with questions at 717-746-8123.