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2024 Special Events

July 21, 2024: Take a ride aboard the WK&S enjoying all that Mother Nature has to offer along the way! When you return to the station, have fun creating your own Ice Cream Sundae! Begin with yummy ice cream from the B.A.D. Farm, add your favorite topping and don’t forget
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July 27, 2024: Enjoy a barbecue picnic with your complimentary beer sampling while being serenaded by “Johnny Cash!” Select the complimentary beer of your choice served in a FREE WK&S mug, then sit back and enjoy the scenery along the WK&S rails. Barbecue and Sampling begins at 6:00 p.m. followed
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August 23, 2024: Enjoy a leisurely evening train ride with us and sample some of the fine wines and cheeses of the real Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Limited Seating…Don’t Delay, Reserve Today!!! Please be prepared to show ID (21+) for all riders when picking up your tickets!
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September 14, 2024: Enjoy an autumn moonlight train ride with musical entertainment and complimentary cider, coffee or hot chocolate and cookies when you return to the Kempton Station. One of our diesel locomotives will be used to power the train, which includes a stop to gaze at the full moon.
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September 21, 2024: MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
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September 22, 2024: During the 1900's, students rode our line aboard the "Berksy" to go to school in Slatington! Well, the WK&S will be taking students to school again this year! Not to Slatington (that would be a very painful/impossible train ride) but to the Wanamaker Station for Pottery Classes!!!
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Join Us at the WK&S Railroad

Step back into history and ride the WK&S Railroad! Unmatched in terms of authenticity and scenic diversity, a trip on the WK&S is like a trip back in time! During your 40-minute round trip, enjoy forests, streams, tree-covered hills, bridges and the two old-time towns of Trexler and Wanamakers.

During your ride, disembark the train for a picnic lunch at Fuhrman’s Grove, travel in an authentic caboose, or simply relax and enjoy the views.

In addition to our Sunday train rides (offered every Sunday, May through the first Sunday in November), we also offer a variety of special event train rides throughout the year for “kids” of all ages! There’s Easter Bunny…Bow Wow Express…Wine & Cheese…Apple Picking…Pumpkin Patch and ending our season with our Santa Claus Express!

Since things haven’t changed much over the last hundred years, a trip on the WK&S is an experience like none other! Located within easy driving distance of Pottsville, Reading, Allentown, Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York and more! Family Fun awaits you…All Aboard the WK&S Railroad!

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