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RailFest
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum
Hamburg, PA
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Admission Level Price Quantity
Rail Excursion - Kutztown $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee)
August 11th, Friday evening Allentown-Auburn Rail Excursion. Please arrive at station at 6:40PM.  



Admission Level Price Quantity
Child Saturday Admission $5.00 ($6.17 w/service fee)
RailFest Child Admission Saturday, August 12, 2017. Hours are 9AM-5PM.  
Adult Saturday Admission $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
RailFest Adult Admission for Saturday, August 12, 2017. Hours are 9AM-5PM.  
Child Sat adm/NR excursion $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
Child one-day admission (ages 5-12) plus excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad $15 Child participation in all the activities at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N  
Night Photo Session $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee)
Saturday, August 12 - Enjoy a night photo session on Saturday evening at 9PM at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum. Must have tripod and camera with open shutter capability.  
RailFest - Two Day Admission $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee)
Admission for two full days at RailFest. Hours are 9AM-5PM on August 12 & 13th  
RailFest Banquet $35.00 ($37.22 w/service fee)
Saturday August 12th at 6PM - Enjoy railroad stories and a banquet meal. Featured speaker: Robert McGonigal, editor of Classic Trains magazine. Banquet will be held at Hamburg High School.  
Saturday Fest/ RR NR Excursion $37.00 ($39.29 w/service fee)
Participate in all the Saturday RailFest activites PLUS a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  
2-day Fest/RR NR Excursion SAT $47.00 ($49.64 w/service fee)
Participate in 2-day RailFest activites PLUS on Saturday take a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  
2-day Fest/RR NR Excursion SUN $47.00 ($49.64 w/service fee)
Participate in 2-day RailFest activites PLUS on Sunday take a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  
2-day Fest/ 2-Day Excursion $69.00 ($72.41 w/service fee)
Participate in 2-day RailFest activites PLUS on both Saturday & Sunday take a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  



Admission Level Price Quantity
Child Sunday Admission $5.00 ($6.17 w/service fee)
RailFest Child Admission Sunday, August 13, 2017. Hours are 9AM-5PM  
Adult Sunday Admission $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
RailFest Adult Admission for Sunday, August 13, 2017. Hours are 9AM-5PM.  
Child Sun adm/NR excursion $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
Child one-day admission (ages 5-12) plus excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad $15 Child participation in all the activities at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N  
Sunday Fest/ RR NR Excursion $37.00 ($39.29 w/service fee)
Participate in all the Sunday RailFest activites PLUS a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  
2-day Fest/RR NR Excursion SUN $47.00 ($49.64 w/service fee)
Participate in 2-day RailFest activites PLUS on Sunday take a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA  
 
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RailFest
HAMBURG RAILFEST 2017 will be held at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg PA on August 11, 12, and 13, 2017.  

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of two Reading Railroad locomotives, the first to display the logo of the Readings innovative Bee-Line Service.  See, hear, and photograph these giants of industry!  

On both Saturday and Sunday in the festival atmosphere at the Museum, visitors will enjoy the 112-foot model railroad featuring scenes of the Reading Railroad, special demonstrations, photos entered in the Railfest photo contest, great music, barbeque and local foods.  Children may ride the Munchkin Railway and enjoy crafts and games.  In the Museum building, visit a special exhibit, Making a Bee-Line, telling the story of the Reading Railroads innovative freight delivery service.  Former Reading Railroad employees are invited to join in reminiscing at a roundtable on Saturday.  

View the rest of the Reading Company Technical and Historical Societys large collection of Reading Railroad locomotives, freight and passenger equipment in the rail yard.  Guides will answer questions and show cars with special uses.  Also on site, vendors offering railroadiana and books.

Rail excursions include a Friday trip on the Allentown & Auburn Railroad and Saturday and Sunday trips on the Reading & Northern Railroad.  

By advance reservation, Saturday night will feature a banquet with special speaker and a night photo session illuminating the 50th anniversary locomotives.

Come to HAMBURG RAILFEST 2017!  Be immersed in history and fun!  More exciting activities are being added! So keep watching our website for updates  www.readingrailroad.org


Ticketed Events Include:

RAIL EXCURSION  - Friday, August 11, 2017  7PM  $20
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the evening countryside along the Allentown & Auburn Railroad.  Travel the rails of the of the former Reading Railroad Kutztown branch.  Visit the shop and yard in Topton before the return trip where you will see railroad equipment in former Reading Company paint schemes. Trip leaves from the station in Kutztown PA.  Unassigned seats.  Arrive at the Kutztown Station by 6:40 PM.  Rain or shine.

HAMBURG RAILFEST 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 9AM to 5PM  
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum, 500 South Third St.  Hamburg PA  Parking at Hamburg High School, shuttle buses to Museum.  Handicapped parking at the Museum.  Rain or shine.

Adult one-day admission  $15
Celebrate the festival at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum.  Ticket includes indoor and outdoor exhibits, music, demonstrations, Reading Railroad employees round table, opportunities for photography, and more.  

Child one-day admission (ages 5-12)  $5
All the festival activities at the Museum including Munchkin Railway rides and childrens activities

Adult one-day festival admission plus excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad  $37
Participate in all the activities at the Museum PLUS a ride on the R&N north to New Ringgold PA on the picturesque former Reading Railroad Little Schuylkill Branch behind R&N GP30 locomotives.  Passengers will be transported to Port Clinton by bus from the Museum beginning at 10 AM.  Return at noon.

Child one-day admission (ages 5-12) plus excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad  $15
Child participation in all the activities at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N

Adult two-day admission Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13  $25
Enjoy all the Railfest activities at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum for both days

Adult two-day festival admission plus Saturday excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad  $47
Participate in all the activities both days at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N train trip.

Adult two-day festival admission plus Sunday excursion on the Reading & Northern Railroad  $37
Participate in all the activities both days at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N train trip.

Adult two-day festival admission plus Saturday and Sunday excursions on the Reading & Northern Railroad  $69
Participate in all the activities both days at the Museum PLUS ride the R&N both days.

RAILFEST BANQUET  Saturday, August 12, 2017  6PM  Hamburg High School  $35
Enjoy railroad stories and a banquet meal.  Featured speaker: Robert McGonigal, editor of Classic Trains magazine.

NIGHT PHOTO SESSION  Saturday, August 12, 2017  9PM  at Reading Railroad Heritage Museum  $25
Featured locomotives #6300 and #5308 will be illuminated for your photographs. Limit 25 people. Participants MUST have a tripod and a camera with open shutter capability.

Railfest tee-shirt  $15
Official festival tee-shirt;  yellow with Railfest logo; reserve yours now at museum@readingrailroad.org and pick up at Railfest, specify size

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Reading Railroad Heritage Museum (View)
500 South Third St.
Hamburg, PA 19526
United States


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