Rail Excursion to Jim Thorpe

Sat 7/3/21 9:00 am
Sat 7/10/21 9:00 am
Sun 7/11/21 9:00 am
Sat 7/17/21 9:00 am
Sun 7/18/21 9:00 am
Sat 7/24/21 9:00 am
Sun 7/25/21 9:00 am
Sat 7/31/21 9:00 am
Reading and Northern Railroad
3501 Pottsville Pike
Reading, PA 19605

Take a train excursion through Pennsylvania’s beautiful landscape from Reading to Jim Thorpe. You can board the train at the Reading Outer Station, Port Clinton Station, or Tamaqua Station. Your journey will begin when you climb aboard our Rail Diesel Cars (RDCs). During your ride you will see rolling farm land, beautiful mountains, and glistening lakes and small towns along our mainline. You will also travel through tunnels and over bridges, the highlight being the Hometown High Bridge. Once you arrive in Jim Thorpe you have 3 1/2 hours to explore the many shops, restaurants, and attractions before boarding the train for your return trip. While in Jim Thorpe you can ride one of our 70-minute Lehigh Gorge trains at a discounted rate. 

Departure Times

  • Reading Outer Station 9:00 a.m.
  • Port Clinton Station 9:30 a.m.
  • Tamaqua Station 10:15 a.m.
  • Arrive in Jim Thorpe by 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart Jim Thorpe at 3:45 p.m.

Return Times

  • Tamaqua by 5:00 p.m.
  • Port Clinton by 5:45 p.m.
  • Reading Outer Station by 6:30 p.m.


Train Dates


  • Saturday, July 3rd
  • Sunday, July 4th
  • Saturday, July 10th
  • Sunday, July 11th
  • Saturday, July 17th
  • Sunday, July 18th
  • Saturday, July 24th
  • Sunday, July 25th
  • Saturday, July 31st


  • Sunday, August 1st
  • Saturday, August 7th
  • Sunday, August 8th
  • Saturday, August 14th
  • Sunday, August 15th
  • Saturday, August 21th
  • Sunday, August 22th
  • Saturday, August 28th
  • Sunday, August 29th


  • Sunday, September 5th
  • Sunday, September 12th
  • Sunday, September 19th
  • Saturday, September 25th
  • Sunday, September 26th


  • Sunday, November 14th
  • Sunday, November 21st