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Address: 32 W Bridge St, New Hope, PA 18938-1303
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+1 215-862-2332
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A scenic train ride through the Pennsylvania countryside.

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Railroad fix

Had to have a dose of railroad this weekend. Chose this railroad due to its close proximity to our hometown. The ride was great and enjoyable.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
WabbitMan19044
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We absolutely loved this experience. The train ride was on the slower side, but gave you plenty of time to take in the sights along the way. We saw several deer meandering through the countryside. The staff were excellent, and the entire train platform and train are well taken care of.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had to have a dose of railroad this weekend. Chose this railroad due to its close proximity to our hometown. The ride was great and enjoyable.

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Thank WabbitMan19044
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family activity. Grandkids loved it, great scenery, Santa was great, really a great tradition to build upon.

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your North Pole Express Train Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the traditional train tour into the PA countryside from New Hope. It had snowed the day before and it was awesome to see the snow covered countryside!

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your traditional hourly excursion train ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon! More 

Newtown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was like a trip back in time with an old-fashioned steam engine train. Our kids and friends loved the ride. You pick up the train off bridge street a couple blocks west of main street New Hope. Santa is on the train in December, we rode on it in the summer. You need to check for times and in... More 

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Thank BillD5853338
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your ride! We hope you ride with us again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little old fashioned railroad you can ride for about 8 miles and 15 minutes each way. It's fun, but it's very expensive for how short a trip it is. 22 bucks per adult seems high to me. It's a nice ride, but it ends pretty quickly and then you ride the train backwards back to the original station in... More 

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us feedback about your Hourly Excursion experience. We are glad you enjoyed your ride. We value your input and based on other train excursions find that our costs to be comparable to other experiences. We hope you come back and ride with us again soon! More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a multiple-time patron of the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad, living about 30-40 minutes away (depending on traffic) - and decided to charter a train car for my daughter's third birthday (she loves trains almost as much as her father does). Since it was the opening weekend of the North Pole trips, and they weren't expecting a lot of... More 

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Thank Jim L
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us feedback about your private charter experience, we are so glad you enjoyed everything and hope to see back to ride again soon! More 

Waretown, New Jersey, United States
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We rode the Polar Express right after Christmas and got a decent discount on Groupon. The train ride was cute. Santa, Mrs. Claus and a man who played a banjo and sang Christmas songs came out. There were also people that handed out hot chocolate, cookies and candy canes. Pretzels and drinks were also available for purchase. We went for... More 

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience on the North Pole Express train ride. I am sorry you were not satisfied with the North Pole Express ride and we are sorry we fell short of your expectations. We value your input and based on other train excursions find our costs to be comparable to other experiences. I would... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Disappointing! This is a very expensive train ride with not a lot going on most of the hour ride. There was a banjo player but he never played in our car. The accordion player did for a bit and he was fun. They give you half cups of hot chocolate which was yummy but refills took so long our second... More 

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience on the North Pole Express train ride. I am sorry you were not satisfied with the North Pole Express ride and we are sorry we fell short of your expectations. We value your input and based on other train excursions find our costs to be comparable to other experiences. I would... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We and our 32 guests were enchanted by the experience. We returned recently to relive our wedding. The Bucks County countryside is gorgeous, and the train rolls gracefully through it along these narrow gauge tracks, driven by men who wear the vintage gear that train engineers and coal-stokers used to wear. The old station itself in New Hope is lovely.... More 

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Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and we are glad you came back recently to relive your special day and that we could be a part of that. We hope to see you riding again soon! More 

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