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Reading Express

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Time: 10am

Price: $15 Adult; $10 Child (age 3-12); $5 Toddler (in lap)


Northern Central Railway
2 West Main Street
New Freedom, PA

Get on board for the Reading Express! Enjoy the scenery of the Heritage Rail Trail County Park as the you listen to stories read by our special guest. Dr. Tony Fredericks will be reading his special children’s alphabet book “All Aboard Starts with A” that specifically showcases the Northern Central Railway. Anthony D. Fredericks ( is Professor Emeritus of Education at York College of PA and the new Education Coordinator for NCR. In addition, he is an award-winning and best-selling children’s author of more than 50 children’s books including “Tall Tall Tree” and “Mountain Night, Mountain Day”.

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our vintage diesel locomotive. This excursion is 45 minutes.

Tickets will be printed and available for pick up at the ticket booth on the day of the excursion.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to boarding. Before you join us please reference our new protocols!

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