NEW HOPE RAILROAD
Think you know all there is to know about Bucks County? Test yourself or your friends with the trivia questions below!
How long are the rides on the New Hope Railroad?
The New Hope Railroad offers 45-minute, nine mile excursions through the Bucks County countryside. Trains are pulled by engine #40, a 1925 steam locomotive or one of the railroad's powerful diesel engines. More information about the railroad is available on its listings page.
What silent movie series filmed a scene on the tracks of the New Hope Railroad?
One of the earliest movie franchises, the Perils of Pauline was a classic damsel in distress story. In one memorable scene, the title character was tied to the tracks as a speeding train approached. The scene was filmed along the current New Hope Railroad line, and has been replicated often. A list of more recent film and television appearances can be found on the Film Office page of the website.
The New Hope Fall Foliage trains run from New Hope station to what other Bucks County town?
Though daily excursions terminate at Lahaska station, the New Hope Fall Foliage Trains operate on the railroad's full line to Warminster, a 35-mile round-trip that generally lasts 2 ½ hours. Information on special events for the New Hope Railroad and other partners is available on the calendar of events on the Events page of our website.