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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Friends Offer Ramble Down East

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Friends Offer Ramble Down East

Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA – Join the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania for a Ramble Down East to Maine and Connecticut, June 7 through 14, 2015.   Highlights of this special, customized trip include train rides at the Railroad Museum of New [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 search of work during the great depression. With Guest Speakers: John Mulkerns, member of the National Association of Hobos & Terrence West, author of [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 Kemsley Down station, representation at Canterbury Model Railway Exhibition and even a movie! Last weekend was the first of six Work Weekends to prepare the [Read More]

New York Transit Museum launches AfterHours program series with “FIX & FORTIFY: MTA SUCCESSES”

New York Transit Museum launches AfterHours program series with “FIX & FORTIFY: MTA SUCCESSES”

January 27, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:30pm, doors at 6:00pm On one Tuesday each month, the New York Transit Museum will open its doors to the public for a special AfterHours event from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. AfterHours provides an extended opportunity to explore the Museum and [Read More]

Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway: Work Weekend, Exhibition and a Movie

Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway: Work Weekend, Exhibition and a Movie

There’s plenty going on at and for Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway this weekend – it’s a Work Weekend, Canterbury Model Railway Exhibition and on Saturday it’s an SOS Film Night. This weekend is the first of six Work Weekends to prepare the [Read More]

New York Museum of Transportation Presents a Demonstration of Telegraph Technology

New York Museum of Transportation Presents a Demonstration of Telegraph Technology

The New York Museum of Transportation presents a demonstration of telegraph technology as used a century ago. The demonstration runs throughout the day, Sunday, January 25, 2015 and is free with admission of $5 adults and $4 under age 12. The Morse telegraph was the first [Read More]

Plans to Display Churchill’s Funeral Train for the 50th Anniversary on Track

Plans to Display Churchill’s Funeral Train for the 50th Anniversary on Track

This week the National Railway Museum announced that luxury Pullman carriage, Lydia, will complete its funeral train display from 30th January to mark 50 years since Sir Winston Churchill’s state funeral. As the nation marks 50 years since an emotional farewell to the [Read More]

Texas State Railroad Shatters Ridership Records

Texas State Railroad Shatters Ridership Records

In 2014, the Texas State Railroad shattered ridership records, one of which had been standing for three decades. The railroad ended the year with annual ridership of 79,354. That was an increase of 13,345 riders or 16.8 percent over 2013. By comparison, the railroad’s [Read More]

Transit Trivia Returns to the New York Transit Museum!

Transit Trivia Returns to the New York Transit Museum!

Pub-style trivia night on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 – 8:30 pm Think you know the transit system backwards and forwards? Put that knowledge to good use by driving your team to victory at the Transit Museum’s 3rd annual Transit Trivia Night! Train enthusiasts, NYC [Read More]

The Rochester Subway

The Rochester Subway

The New York Museum of Transportation presents a 40-minute slide talk on the Rochester Subway. The show is at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 11, 2015 and is free with admission of $5 adults and $4 under age 12. Images from the museum’s vast photo archive portray the [Read More]

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Irons in the Fire: A Demonstration of Artist Blacksmithing

Irons in the Fire: A Demonstration of Artist Blacksmithing

On Saturday, February 27, Coastal Heritage Society will host an artisan blacksmithing demonstration from 10 am to 4 pm [Read More]

New York Transit Museum: Revenue Review: 370 Jay Street & The Money

New York Transit Museum: Revenue Review: 370 Jay Street & The Money

Less than four blocks from the Transit Museum, above the Jay Street – MetroTech Station, stands 370 Jay Street, a [Read More]

Hop Aboard the Bunny Express Train This Easter

Hop Aboard the Bunny Express Train This Easter

GOLDEN, COLORADO — All aboard the Bunny Express Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum on Saturday, March 26 from [Read More]

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CURRENT NEWS

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