R&N Announces New Destination for Tourist Trains

Pennsylvania-based Reading & Northern will return excursion train service to the 146-year-old depot in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.

The railroad plans to build a new boarding platform at the station, a project that will be funded by a public-private partnership with the borough of Tamaqua.

Construction is expected to begin this spring with the first trains leaving the station in time for the community’s Summerfest on June 21.

R&N said it will also offer “ride-and-dine” trips from its new Reading Outer Station to Tamaqua. Trains will leave Reading in mid-afternoon and stop at the new Tamaqua train station, where riders disembark and dine at a local restaurant.

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One Response to “R&N Announces New Destination for Tourist Trains”

  1. Jonathan Caswell Says:

    Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    ORT-ORT-ORT-! 😀

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