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Events

April 24,25,26 -  Western Maryland Scenic & Everett RR: CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

Western Maryland Scenic RR
- April 24  Night run from the Ridgeley Engine house to Frostburg for a spin on the Frostburg Turntable and return--34 total miles. -- April 25  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

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

April 4,5 -  Lycoming Valley RR & Nittany & Bald Eagle RR:  -- CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

Lycoming Valley Railroad

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

$50 per car. Gary Shrey  coordinator     717-227-9628-H     717-586-3101-C    GShrey@aol.com


Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad 

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

May 16,17 - Central PA Weekend --  North Shore RR & Shamokin Valley RR:  CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

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. The Central PA Chapter of the NRHS will again be our hosts Saturday night at their former Reading Railroad station in White Deer. They will be serving a meal for our group. Everyone is asked to give a donation for his or her meal. Serving will begin at 6:00 PM. They will be showing videos / slides. $10 of your fee is donated to the Chapter to cover expenses. 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 Gary Shrey: 717-227-9628-H,  717-586-3101-C,  gshrey@aol.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 -- CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns thru May 15th

Test and Tune Weekend:  

Want to try your speeder out before the big excursions or just spend a nice weekend on short lines?  

Here are 3 nice excursions.  Mentoring available with advance notice.


March 20  --  Coalbrookdale RR  -- CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

We will travel from Boyertown, PA to Route 100 in Pottstown, PA, RT of about 16 miles.  Two trips will be made.  This is a very scenic country railroad.  NARCOA rules will be observed.  25 car limit.  $30 per car.

Coordinator:  Paul Crouse  E-mail:  pkcrouse@gmail.com  phone 717-324-8275


March 21 --  West Chester RR -- CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

Join us Saturday March 21, 2020 as we do another NCRA excursion on this scenic and historic railroad.  Our route is part of the old West Chester and Philadelphia Railroad.  We will make multiple trips from West Chester to Glen Mills, a distance of 7.7 miles.  Our route will follow Chester Creek and pass a number of historic railroad stations.  This excursion will go nicely with the Colebrookdale RR on Friday, March 20, 2020 and the Wilmington & Western RR on Sunday, March 22, 2020.   This is a NARCOA event.  25 car limit.  $30 per car.

Coordinator:  Jamie Haislip  E-mail: jamieh@haislipcorp.com  phone 703-906-2502


March 22 --  Wilmington and Western RR -- CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

Test & Tune your car  on this scenic line. (approx. 10 mile R/T). Multiple trips will be made of various lengths between Hockessin and Landenberg. $30 per car.    

Coordinator: Jamie Haislip  E-Mail jamieh@haislipcorp.com  phone 703-906-2502

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

May 31 - Allentown & Auburn Railroad:  CANCELLED per NARCOA and Covid19 concerns

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 after the Strasburg PA excursion.  

NARCOA rules will be observed.  $30.00 per car

Coordinator:  Jamie Haislip jamieh@haislipcorp.com  Phone703-906-2502


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