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Events

July 17-19 -  Western Maryland Scenic & Everett RR: concerns

Western Maryland Scenic RR  July 17th, Night run from the Ridgeley Engine house to Frostburg for a spin on the Frostburg Turntable and return--34 total miles. -- July 18th  Saturday  depending on train schedule and set on for Saturday, we will run the line once or twice. 34 or 68 miles for Saturday.  Set-off by 3PM for the trip to Hollidaysburg for the Everett RR excursion.  Price $50 for one or both days.

EC Jamie Haislip.   703-906-2502    Jamieh@haislipcorp.com


Everett RR - July 19th

Join us in our 20th year of excursions on this railroad. In the previous nineteen trips, the runs totaled 55- 60 miles. We expect the same in 2020. This will be a great way to complete the weekend for those riding the WMD Scenic on Friday & Saturday. The set-on is at Hollidaysburg, PA . We will travel south to Claysburg and turn the cars. Restrooms will be available. Then we will return to Hollidaysburg, turn the cars, and travel south to Roaring Spring's RR station, where we will take our lunch and restroom stop. Lunch and ice cream will be available at the station. Details will be sent to those who register. After lunch we will continue south to Martinsburg, turn our cars on the wye, and retrace our route back to Hollidaysburg with an ice cream stop at Roaring Spring Station on the way. This will be a Northern Central Railcar Assoc. excursion. NARCOA rules will be enforced.

There is a 45 car limit. Cost is $45 per car.  

Gary Shrey coordinator    gshrey@aol.com        717-227-9628 H     717-586-3101  C

Aug 1st-2nd -  Lycoming Valley RR & Nittany & Bald Eagle RR:

Lycoming Valley Railroad -Aug 1st

Ride the 50 miles of the Lycoming Valley Railroad from Williamsport, PA to Jersey Shore, PA and return,

and then to Muncy, PA and return.

$50 per car.   Al Tyson  coordinator     570-815-6375   POCONO_RAILFAN@YAHOO.COM



Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad - Aug 2nd

MILESBURG, PA TO EITHER MILL HALL or  TYRONE, PA – DEPENDS ON TRAIN TRAFFIC, MILESBURG, PA TO LEMONT, PA, if tracks are open APPROXIMATELY 70 MILES TOTAL.  

1st NOTE –  WE HAVE PERMISSION TO RIDE THE MAIN IF IT IS AVAILABLE. THE COORDINATOR HAS NO CONTROL OVER TRAIN MOVEMENTS. NS DISPATCHES THIS LINE.       

2nd NOTE - NO REFUND IF MAIN IS NOT AVAILABLE. WE WILL RIDE THE SECONDARY TRACK.

  $50 per car.    Al Tyson     coordinator   570-815-6375                  POCONO_RAILFAN@YAHOO.COM    


** Hard sole shoes required -- no sneakers or sandals-both rides

A lime yellow or orange safety vest is now required for all participants

  


Aug 15th, 16th - Central PA Weekend --  North Shore RR & Shamokin Valley RR:  

We will have a 2 day ride over the 86 mile North Shore Railroad on Saturday and the 50 mile Shamokin Valley Railroad on Sunday. Saturday, we expect to ride from Northumberland to Berwick, with a lunch stop at Sheetz/Arbys on the Bloomsburg-Berwick highway.  

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, we will not have the picnic at White Deer Station this year.

On Sunday, we will travel from Sunbury through Shamokin, to the top of the mountain, near MT Carmel. We will stop near several restaurants in Shamokin to get our lunch. Proof of NARCOA insurance required / All NARCOA rules will be enforced. Price for the weekend: $95.


Questions: Contact Paul Crouse:717-324-8275 pkcrouse@gmail.com


Note: All rides are rain or shine. No cancellations due to weather.

Hard soled shoes required - no sneakers or sandals. Children must be closely supervised at all times.


2020 NCRA Excursions -- Updated as of June 26th.

Sept 19,20 - PA   Reading Blue Mountain & Northern RR:  NEW DATE

Join us on May 2 & 3 for an excursion on the Reading Blue Mountain & Northern RR.   On Saturday we will set-on in Schuylkill Haven, PA, and travel through Port Clinton to Tamaqua, through the Tamaqua Tunnel, across the Hometown Trestle and across the new Lehigh River RR bridge.  We will travel up the Lehigh Gorge to Independence, turn and return to Schuylkill Haven. Cars will be left on the tracks.

Sunday we will travel to either Middleport or Minersville, turn and travel back through Schuylkill Haven and Port Clinton to North Reading and return to Schuylkill Haven.  Total weekend miles should be 200+.

This will be a NARCOA excursion. All NARCOA rules will be enforced. All cars will be inspected.

There is a 45 car limit. Price is $225 per car.   Run is full- Waiting List Only


For information contact Gary Shrey:   E-mail: Gshrey@aol.com   Home: 717-227-9628    Cell: 717-586-3101

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