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Cape Cod Chapter NRHS to sponsor National Train Day

Cape Cod Chapter NRHS to sponsor National Train Day

Happy Spring to all! After the winter that never was, we are looking forward to the new season. The Cape Cod Chapter National Railway Historical Society is sponsoring our first event –National Train Day at the West Barnstable Train Station on Saturday, May 12, 2012 [Read More]

Aboriginal and Islanders stories of building Australia’s railway feature in new exhibition

Aboriginal and Islanders stories of building Australia’s railway feature in new exhibition

Stories and experiences of Torres Strait Islanders, Aboriginal people and Australian South Sea Islanders who helped build the nation’s railways will be on show in a new exhibition opening today at The Workshops Rail Museum. I’ve Been Working on the Railway, now on until [Read More]

Return to Sittingbourne Viaduct Take 2!

Return to Sittingbourne Viaduct Take 2!

The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway will fully reopen from Sittingbourne Viaduct station on Sunday 27th May, following a three year period of closure that was extended at short notice by the discovery of a hazardous material on structures adjacent to the line, [Read More]

Trolleys and Diesel Trains Open the Ride Season

Trolleys and Diesel Trains Open the Ride Season

Families and railfans of all ages can enjoy a unique ride experience with a 2-mile round trip interurban trolley excursion that connects to a diesel train on this special day. The combined ride links the New York Museum of Transportation with the Rochester & Genesee [Read More]

Reality TV Crew to Film Episode at Steam in the Valley Event in Metamora, IN, INDIANA

Reality TV Crew to Film Episode at Steam in the Valley Event in Metamora, IN, INDIANA

Connersville, Indiana – The Whitewater Valley Railroad is proud to announce that a New York City based production company will be filming an episode about steam locomotive Lehigh Valley Coal Company #126 when it visits later this week. Up In The Air Productions will [Read More]

Free Train Rides for Mom on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13

Free Train  Rides for Mom on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13

Sunday, May 13, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. 9:30 a.m. Steam Train Ride toward Ruth (Train Robbery by Ghost Riders); 1 p.m., Diesel Train Ride toward McGill Ely, NV—Mother’s Day is next weekend and Mother Nature Ely seems to be cooperating graciously. It’s a great weekend to [Read More]

‘Stories from the Railway’ at the Railway Museum, Smiths Falls

‘Stories from the Railway’ at the Railway Museum, Smiths Falls

In partnership with Lake 88.1 Radio, the Railway Museum will be hosting Stories from the Railway. Join us as we celebrate the lives of the people who worked on the railway. Starting on Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00 pm, and continuing over three evenings throughout May and [Read More]

CALL TO ARTS: Seeking Arts & Crafts Vendors for Railway’s Silver Anniversary Open House

CALL TO ARTS: Seeking Arts & Crafts Vendors for Railway’s Silver Anniversary Open House

Ely, NV—Nevada Northern Railway is seeking arts & crafts vendors to participate in the Silver Anniversary Open House, Memorial Weekend. There is no charge to participate. Vendors can set up on the historic grounds anytime Friday, May 25, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Arts [Read More]

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NRM York presents… ‘Playing Trains’

NRM York presents… ‘Playing Trains’

The National Railway Museum in York is looking forward to Playing Trains, a new exhibition which starts in March 2015. [Read More]

RMEO’s Stories from the Railway: ‘The Hobo Life’

RMEO’s Stories from the Railway: ‘The Hobo Life’

Saturday, February 7th, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm Gain insight into the challenges and uncertainties of riding the rails in [Read More]

Sittingbourne & Kemsley: Work Weekend, exhibition and a movie

Sittingbourne & Kemsley: Work Weekend, exhibition and a movie

Another busy weekend for Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway’s volunteers has seen lots of work carried out at [Read More]

‘Flying Pig’ Set to star at Great Central Railway’s ‘Model Event’

‘Flying Pig’ Set to star at Great Central Railway’s ‘Model Event’

LMS Ivatt Class 4 loco, No.43106, fondly known as the Flying Pig, will headline the giant model rail expo which is set [Read More]

BBC 4 Radio Documentary Features Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum near Corfe Castle

BBC 4 Radio Documentary Features Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum near Corfe Castle

Ball clay mining’s fascinating 2,000 year history is to feature in BBC Radio 4’s popular rural magazine [Read More]

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