Strasburg Rail Road

#5 Top Attraction in Pennsylvania: Strasburg Rail Road

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#5 Top Attraction in Pennsylvania: Strasburg Rail Road

Most Favorite Tourist Attractions in Pennsylvania, The Strasburg Rail Road

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When you visit Strasburg Rail Road, be ready for an authentic experience, relish an old real steam railroad. Do not worry, as you will not visit some simple replicas of locomotives and operating passenger cars, but find some actual real ones.

Strasburg Rail Road is actually the oldest still functional railroad. The very first operation dates back to 1832. Luckily for the tourists, this short line was salvaged and reconditioned, so now it can be a true attraction to the tourists.

Step back in time with more than 100 Locomotives and Railroad cars on display

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Strausburg Rail Road: Interesting Facts

  • There are steam engines and 20 operating passenger cars that make the Strasburg Railroad work
  • In 2006, the locomotive of Strasburg Rail Road celebrated 100 years
  • This is the only 4-8-0 wheel arrangement locomotive and the only 12-wheel steam locomotive from North America
  • On average, the engine of a locomotive uses half-ton of coal every 45 minutes
  • Moreover, engines consume an average of 1,000 gallons of water every 45 minutes
  • The locomotives you will see during a visit to the Strasburg Rail Road cost somewhere around half a million dollars each during their restoration from 1910 to 1930
  • To maintain and keeping the railroad safe and reliable, as well as the locomotives in perfect working order, the railroad spends around $150,000 a year.

300 Gap Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579 

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