Only Strasburg Rail Road takes you directly through the heart of Pennsylvania Amish Country with a view of more than 2,500 acres of breathtaking farmland. At America's oldest operating railroad, relax as history comes alive during a 45-minute ride behind an authentic steam locomotive to Paradise, PA, and back. Ride when you want, how you want. From our First-Class and Dining Cars to Open Air and Coach, your 9-mile journey is packed with beautiful scenery and family fun. Back at the station enjoy extras like our Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, Cranky Cars, Pump Car, Shop Tour, shopping and cafe. To expand your experience, take the behind-the-scenes tour of our mechanical shop.