2021 NCRA Excursions -- Current information as updated Mar-2021.  Please check back for more updates.

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Northern Central Railcar Association

Lycoming Valley & Bald Eagle Nittany --

May 15 - PA

Lycoming Valley

Northern Central Railcar Association will host a 50 mile RT ride from Williamsport, PA to Jersey Shore, PA and back and from Williamsport to Muncy and back. Registration fee - $50. EC Jamie Haislip.

May 16 - PA

Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad 

Ride from Bellefonte to either Tyrone or Mill Hall and return if the main line is available. If not, we will ride the Bellefonte Secondary. Itinerary set by RR that day. $50.


Coordinator:  Jamie Haislip  is

Test and Tune --

April 10, 2021 -- Allentown & Auburn RR-Saturday

A day of motorcar running between Kutztown and Topton (approx. 10 miles R/T). Number of repetitions to be determined on that day (3 planned). This trip is planned for the day before the West Chester excursion. NARCOA rules will be observed. $30.00 per car

Coordinator: Jamie Haislip Phone703-906-2502

April 11, 2021 -- West Chester RR-Sunday

Join us Sunday April 11, 2021 Our route is part of the old West Chester and Philadelphia Railroad. We will make Two trips from West Chester to Glen Mills, a distance of 7.7 miles each way. Our route will follow Chester Creek and pass several historic railroad stations. This excursion will go nicely with the Allentown & Auburn RR on Saturday, April 10, 2021. This is a NARCOA event. 25 car limit. $30 per car.

Coordinator: Jamie Haislip E-mail: phone 703-906-2502

Central PA Weekend --

June 12, 2021 - North Shore Railroad - PA

On Saturday we will ride the 86 mile North Shore Railroad from Northumberland to Berwick, with a lunch stop at Sheetz/Arbys on the Bloomsburg-Berwick highway.

June 13, 2021 -- North Shore Railroad - PA

On Sunday, we will travel 50 miles 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.


Coordinator:  Al Tyson:  Cell: 570-815-6375

Western Maryland Scenic RR- Friday and Saturday, Apr 23-24, 2021

April 23, 2021 Night run from the Ridgeley Engine house to Frostburg for a spin on the Frostburg Turntable and return--34 total miles.

April 24, 2021 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.

Coordinator:  Jamie Haislip. 703-906-2502

Sunday April 25, 2021 -- Everett Railroad

Join us in our 21st year of excursions on this railroad. In the previous twenty trips, the runs totaled 55- 60 miles. We expect the same in 2021. 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 .  There is a 45 car limit.  Cost is $45 per car.

Coordinator:  Gary Shrey   717-227-9628 H    717-586-3101 C

Reading Blue Mountain Northern--   FULL Waiting List Started

May 1-2, 2021-- Join us 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 Mahanoy Tunnel, and ride the Shamokin Branch to it’s junction with the Shamokin Valley Railroad just outside of Mt. Carmel and then return. Cars will be left on the tracks.

Sunday we will travel again to Tamaqua, through the Tamaqua Tunnel and go up the Hazelton Branch to Oneida Junction and return.  If time permits and no cars are stored, we may also do the Delano and Morea branches.

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 $230 per car. Full refunds guaranteed until March 24, 2021.   After that date full refunds only if you can be replaced from the waiting list.

For information contact Gary Shrey:  E-mail:    Home: 717-227-9628    Cell: 717-586-3101