Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular series Thomas & Friends® returns to Strasburg Rail Road in as the Day Out with Thomas: The Celebration Tour continues. This year marks Thomas’ 70th year since the very first book of the series, “The Three Railway Engines” was published in 1945.
Thomas and Percy will be giving train rides September 12-20, 2015. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas and Percy and meet Sir Topham Hatt®, Controller of the Railway. Visitors can get double the fun with the Percy Package, which includes a ride with Thomas and Percy, plus all the fun extra railroading activities. Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and additional train-themed rides will be available throughout the day and are included with the ticket price.
- A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine
- A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package)
- Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway
- Thomas & Friends Imagination Station featuring stamps, temporary tattoos, hands-on arts & crafts, train tables and coloring sheets
- Thomas & Friends video viewing and storytelling
- Fun extras including rides aboard Strasburg Rail Road’s vintage Cranky Cars, Pint-Sized Pufferbelly train, and LO&S motorcar train
Thomas trains depart every 30 minutes:
Saturday: 9:45 am – 2:45 pm
Sunday: 10:15 am – 2:15 pm
Monday – Friday: 10:15 am – 1:15 pm
Percy rides run between Thomas trains.
2015 Day Out with Thomas Events at Strasburg Rail Road:
September 12-20, 2015
November 20-22, 2015
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA 17572
Tickets for Day Out with Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb at 866-468-7630, or by visiting www.ticketweb.com/dowt or www.strasburgrailroad.com/train-schedule/events/day-out-with-thomas. Ticket prices are $21.00 (plus tax) for Thomas, and $26.00 (plus tax) for the new Percy Package. Ticket prices are for age 2 and up, service charges may apply.
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About Strasburg Rail Road:
Strasburg Rail Road is one of Pennsylvania’s leading family attractions and is home to museum quality, turn-of-the century steam locomotives, freight cars, dining cars, private cars and one of the largest fleets of historic wooden passenger cars in the world. Founded in 1832, Strasburg Rail Road also holds the unique distinction as being America’s oldest short-line railroad. www.strasburgrailroad.com
About Thomas & Friends™
Thomas the Tank Engine was created by a father for his son 70 years ago and today is enjoyed by families in more than 185 territories and in 30 languages. The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. Thomas & Friends makes tracks to great destinations on PBS KIDS®, Sprout® and with downloadable episodes available through iTunes. For more information about the world of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, visit www.thomasandfriends.com. Follow Thomas on Facebook at facebook.com/thomasandfriends and Twitter @ThomasParent.
About HIT Entertainment
HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment companies, specializing in building powerful brands based on engaging stories. HIT Entertainment’s world-class portfolio includes Thomas & Friends®, Mike the Knight™, Fireman Sam®, Bob the Builder, Barney, Angelina Ballerina®, Pingu® and Rainbow Magic®.
HIT Entertainment excels at creating and building globally successful brands which capture the hearts and imaginations of pre-schoolers and their families. This is achieved through exceptional storytelling in multiple formats, enhanced by creating high quality character-based products and experiences with best-in-class partners. HIT Entertainment, a division of Fisher-Price, and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. For more information visit www.hitentertainment.com