Because of very high demand, all October trips, 6,000 seats previously advertised are SOLD OUT.  In order not to disappoint those who couldn’t get tickets, we are adding SIX more trains.

Rail Diesel Car Expanded Train Schedule

Board at Pottsville, Schuylkill Haven, or Port Clinton.

All Tickets - $39 / person

Departure Dates


Saturday, October 7th - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 8th - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 14th - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 15th - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 21st - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 22nd - SOLD OUT

Pottsville Station Directions

Schuylkill Haven Station Directions

Port Clinton Station Directions


Round Trip Itinerary

Boards Pottsville Union Station at 8:00 a.m.
 Departs Pottsville Union Station at 8:30 a.m.
 Boards at Schuylkill Haven Station by 8:45 a.m.
 Departs Schuylkill Haven Station at 8:50 a.m.
 Boards at Port Clinton Station by 9:15 a.m.
 Departs Port Clinton Station at 9:20 a.m.
 Arrives in Jim Thorpe by 11:30 a.m., tour for 3 hours
 Return to Port Clinton Station by 5:15 p.m.
 Return to Schuylkill Haven Station by 5:45 p.m.
 Return to Pottsville Union Station by 6:00 p.m

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Why drive and worry about finding a parking spot or paying to park?

Leave your car at one of our free parking areas at Pottsville Union Station, Schuylkill Haven or Port Clinton!
Sit back and relax as you ride the Rail Diesel Cars (RDCs) equipped with clean restrooms.
Gaze out the open window coach and feel the autumn breeze as you journey through scenic mountains and valleys painted with the vibrant colors of the season.
Take a stroll around Historic Jim Thorpe and enjoy the Victorian Architecture as you visit attractions including the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, Asa Packer Mansion, Stone Row, Mauch Chunk Museum, The Old Jail Museum, plus many small shops featuring antiques, gifts and specialty food.
Enjoy a hot meal, snack, or a cup of coffee at one of the many restaurants and cafes that Jim Thorpe has to offer.