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York Train Meet


  • October 2022 Online Registration opens July 1, 2022


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The Northern Central Railway of York has invited TCA members, family and guests to join them for a fun evening riding the rails on the 1860's era replica steam train, Thursday, October 20th, 2022. You'll be whisked back into history as you ride the same rails Abraham Lincoln rode on his way to give his famous Gettysburg Address.



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The William H. Simpson #17 is a faithful replica of the Civil War steam locomotive that carried Abraham Lincoln to deliver his famous Gettysburg Address. These same tracks carried Lincoln's funeral train two years later.

The Evening Excursion

Thursday October 20th 2022

4:00 pm bus pick up at the York County Fairgrounds

4:45 pm arrival at Northern Central Railway Station 

5:15 pm Train departs to Seven Valleys

6:15 pm Train arrives in Seven Valleys at The Valley Tavern 

The Valley Tavern

7:45 pm Train depart from Seven Valleys

8:45 pm Train arrives back at station in New Freedom 

9:00 pm Bus departs for the York Fairgrounds

9:45 pm Bus arrives back at the York Fairgrounds

$95.00 per person and  includes bus ticket, dinner and train ticket. 

Dinner will be a select menu option:

Tentative Dinner Options:

2 Pieces of Broasted Chicken with Mashed Potatoes, Gravy and Cole Slaw

Chef’s Salad with Cup of Soup (Cream of Crab, Maryland Crab or soup of the day)

Crab Cake Sandwich with Fries

The train ride starts its journey in New Freedom, PA and makes its to the Valley Tavern in Seven Valleys where you'll stop for dinner.

We would need 55 people to register or price is subjected to change.  Maximum size of the bus is 55.

Questions please call the Northern Central Railway of York's Ashley Zimmerman at 717-942-2370, ext. 102 and visit their website at NorthernCentralRailway.com. Don't forget to like them on Facebook. To purchase tickets click - Ticket Sales

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