Welcome to the
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad is nestled 37 miles outside of Philadelphia in Bucks County’s premiere destination; New Hope, Pennsylvania. A Delaware river town chock-full of niche shops and resturants, a fitting locale for a day or night out with friends & family. We provide a glimpse into travel of a bygone era on historic trains traveling over tracks that were laid in 1891 by the North-East Pennsylvania Railroad.

Join us on an entertaining and educational adventure perfect for riders of all ages and interests as you journey through the hills and valleys of beautiful Bucks County.

Relive the golden age of rail travel and take a front row seat as you take in the passing scenery of streams, scenic farmland, historic buildings, bridges and surroundings. On-board narration, provided on most trips, detail the history and folklore of the railroad, the towns, as well as points of interest along the line.

The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad hosts year-round journeys that capture the mystique of rail travel;
Traditional Excursions featuring live narration, our newest excursion “The Buckingham Valley” an extended evening version of our Traditional Excursion, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on the rails, Specialty seasonal excursions, notably our Fall Foliage trips in October, and our famous, annual family tradition “The North Pole Express”

Look for these and many NEW Journeys in 2017!

Explore Our Railroad

Explore the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad.
A scenic tourist destination.



Mother’s Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother’s Day in a memorable & unique way, enjoy brunch in First Class aboard a vintage train.
Available on Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM.
Brunch at the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad is a truly classic and unforgettable experience.


Memorable Experiences

Private Charters

Book a private charter and make your event unique!


Cab Rides

The perfect gift for the true railroad enthusiast!


Birthday Parties

Make a birthday party memorable!


#40 Steam Locomotive Update

The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad has rolled out a Facebook page for No.40 specific updates.
We will diligently follow the restoration efforts undertaken by our dedicated & passionate shop staff. Mixed in with updates, we will be documenting nearly two years of progress already made on the locomotive. Follow us on the last leg of this journey as we work toward the October return to service goal. If you want to delve deeper behind the scenes, you can see more of the restoration effort at No.40’s Facebook page.

#40 Facebook Page