Leaders Among Railroad Service Companies

Who We Are

The best of railroad preservation and design

The restoration and reconstruction of historical railroad equipment involves a melding of centuries-old craftsmanship and contemporary solutions.

With over 250 years of experience in historic railroad preservation, Strasburg Rail Road Mechanical Services provides unparalleled innovation and artistry to customers across the global railroading industry.

No matter the scope of your project, you can trust that our experts will bring your vision to life with the utmost care and professionalism.

Finding The Right Path Forward

Our team is well-versed in the “Three R’s” of railroad preservation, and we’re ready to help you forge the right path to fulfill your project goals.

Our Services
& Capabilities

Given the unique nature of historic preservation projects, our shop offers a wide range of specialized services. Working with our Mechanical Services Team gives you access to:

A Proven Track Record

We are America’s oldest continuously operating out of all railroad service companies, celebrating 175 years in 2007.
Strasburg Rail Road has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Lancaster County.
Today, we have five working steam engines and twenty operating passenger cars.

Since 1958, our mechanical department has maintained an impressive history of
providing consistent and superior services. But don’t just take our word for it—check
out our case studies to see some projects we’ve completed.