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Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad

Me about to board...;)

Those who enjoy scenic train rides, - you can still find train ride that offers one in Middletown, Pennsylvania.

The Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad, the original M&H Railroad Company (The Milk & Honey Line) offers train rides that uses vintage trains as early as in the 1920 passenger coaches.

All regular scheduled train rides leave from the Middletown Station only where you can enjoy a 10-mile of more than an hour round trip ride on the 1891 "Milk & Honey Line." You can enjoy a wonderful ride through the scenic Sawatara Creek Valley with live narration from your conductor about the historic locations along the way, including Union Canal Lock 33.

Special event rides are also available which are only by reservation.

They have Easter Bunny Express; "Sundae" Caboose Rides (family rides); Mixed Freight Ride with Photo Runby (new); Grandparents Day Ride (new); Murder Mystery Dinner Trains (this is 2.5 hours long); 14th Annual "Civil War Remembered" Re enactment; Pumpkin Patch Train Rides; Santa's Surprise Trains & Polar Bear Express.

Each of the special event rides has its own scheduled rides. You can further check them on their website as well or cal them.
Contact them by phone at 717-944-4435 ext. 1 or visit them online at mhrailroad dot com ;).

Experience wise, this was a fun experience on my part together with a special excursion tour group. It was also a relaxing ride while listening to the historic narration.