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Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad

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Autumn Leaf Foliage Train

This past weekend we took the Reading & Northern Autumn Foliage Train from Port Clinton... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
John D
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania, USA
Fall Foliage Train

We really enjoyed the ride. The seats were very comfortable as they should be for a 3 hour ride... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Kim W
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Spring City, Pennsylvania, United States
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3501 Pottsville Pike, corner of Bellevue Avenue and Route 61, Reading, PA 19605-1717
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This past weekend we took the Reading & Northern Autumn Foliage Train from Port Clinton, Pennsylvania to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. We boarded at 9:45 AM and arrived in Jim Thorpe by 12:15 PM. The entire trip was very well organized. The train was powered by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the ride. The seats were very comfortable as they should be for a 3 hour ride. The narrator was very good. There are 2 classes on this train as I understand it. One for $69.00 and one for 249.00 which includes a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kim W
RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Kim.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I took the train from Reading to Jim Thorpe. We had an awesome time. Everything was run so smoothly and on time. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful . We enjoyed being able to purchase drinks and snacks during the trip and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for the review, muzzysmom1. We are happy to hear you had an awesome time and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2018

First -- the New Reading Outer Station is easy to get to and has plenty of free parking. Boarding starts at 8:30 AM, so get there early. The train leaves at 9 AM sharp. We got there around 8:38 AM and the available seats were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your review, Nprus. We are happy to hear your ride ws pleasant and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We took a Sunday excursion on their 1950s vintage Budd RDC cars. Only one of the cars had an electrical problem. They could have cancelled the trip - instead they hooked up a pair of engines (needed two as there was no place to turn...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your review, Lew S. Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We took the RBMN rail train to Jim Thorpe on a Sunday. There is plenty of free parking and the station is very nice. The seats switch positions which we didn't know on the way there. We were a bit cramped sitting facing another couple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you, Tntpaige.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

I took my wife on the 5-28-18 trip and was very impressed with the overall operation of this road. These folks have TWO turntables and their track maintenance is fantastic. This is a very well run operation. I had not been on a pair of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Keith B
RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you Keith, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 February 2018

My sisters and husband and I took the train to Jim Thorpe an back the last Sunday of October. It was Rainey but we still had a good time and the fall foliage was still pretty. The narrative was interesting. Price was reasonable and we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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RBMNP, Guest Relations Manager at Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you and your family next season!

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