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Bike Aboard

Last Date:

Time: 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Price: See website for pricing


Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, P.O. Box 128
New Freedom, PA

This is a regional event, one you might consider if venturing outside Adams County during your visit.

A newly restored gondola car is ready for all cyclists on the Heritage Rail Trail! Purchase a one-way ticket that allows you to split your journey between the train and your bike.

Depart from New Freedom for a northbound train ride to Hanover Junction or Brillhart Station, then ride your bike back, southbound on the trail.

Or you can meet the train at Brillhart Station at approximately 2:00 pm and ride the train southbound to New Freedom. Northern Central Railway’s newly restored gondola car will accommodate your bike as you relax.

12:00 pm – One-way ticket from New Freedom to Hanover Junction (10 miles):  $20 Adult (age 13+); $10 Child (age 2-12)

12:00 pm One-way ticket from New Freedom to Brillhart Station (16 miles) $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (ages 2-12)

2:00 pm One-way ticket from Brillhart Station to New Freedom (16 miles): $29 Adult (age 13+); $20 Child (ages 2-12)

Please note: Biking northbound is downhill and southbound is uphill

The cars are pulled and pushed by our vintage diesel locomotive.

New Freedom to Hanover Junction train ride is 1 hour.

New Freedom to Brillhart Station train ride is 1 ½ hours.

Tickets are available for pre-purchase or onsite on the train of your ride.

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