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North American Railcar Operators Association
NARCOA Excursion Calendar

 

Updated 04/30

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Not all excursions listed on this page are sanctioned or insured by Narcoa. All Narcoa sanctioned excursions require operators be Narcoa certified, follow Narcoa rules and have Narcoa operators insurance.

2017 Chronological Listing of Excursions

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Apr 29 - IA posted 02/06
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
First Iowa Division ride in Boone. 22 miles round trip and we'll ride this three times during the day and once at night. Cost is $30 per car plus current membership in the Iowa Railroad Historical Society ($25). EC for this ride is Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.

Apr 29 - PA posted 01/20
Everett RR
Annual excursion . Set-on will be in Hollidaysburg 55-60 total miles. Roaring Spring station lunch stop. $45. EC Gary Shrey 717-227-9628

Apr 29 - 30 - TX posted 02/03
Capitol Metro Transportation
Llano to Scobee Spur, - Approx. 54 miles RT each day or McDade to Giddings – approx. 42 miles RT each day. . Contact EC prior to run. This will be a cleanup ride. Fee: $30 membership to Railroad Partners, Inc. Details HERE EC Leland Stewart, Frank Glatzl 512-918-2412

Apr 30 - OH posted 02/18 Cancelled
Greenfield Railroad
Greenfield (Ohio)Ohio Valley Railcars excursion, 60 mile round trip, lunch included. 30 car limit, OVR rules, Fee $100. Registration details HERE. or contact Dave Verzi by email.

Apr 30 - WV/MD posted 01/20
Western Maryland Scenic RR
The annual excursion. Set-on will be at the engine house in Ridgeley, WV. We will travel to Frostburg and turn on the turntable. 34 Total miles. Set-off by 3 PM. $40. EC Gary Shrey 717-227-9628

May 5 - 6 MI posted 03/20
Coopersville & Marne Railway
Great Lakes Railcars excursion in Coopersville. Estimated total 68 miles over 3 trips. $50 per car, with a limit of 25 cars. EC Richard Dunton, 1225 – 19 Mile Road, Cedar Springs, MI 49319; for more information or 616-644-5024, before 8 pm.

May 6 - CO posted 03/26
Denver Rail Heritage Society
Rocky Mountain Division is sponsoring a “Get your car out of storage test run” over the 1 mile track operated by the Society trolley car group. Approximately 2 miles each round trip, we will make several runs. $10 run fee. Set on meeting at 9:30 under the Colfax Bridge. Richard Reiff event EC. 719-0543-7023 Details HERE.

May 6 - OH posted 02/18
Toledo Train Day
Motorcar operators are invited to display and operate their motorcars. Space for 10 cars. No fee event, NARCOA insurance required. Contact Phil Linne. Details HERE.

May 6 - PA posted 02/06
Lycoming Valley Railroad
Northern Central Railcar Association will host a 50 mile RT ride from Williamsport, PA to Jersey Shore, PA and back and from Williamsport to Montgomery and back. Registration fee - $60. EC Gary Shrey 717-227-9628 Details HERE.

May 7 - PA posted 02/06
Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad
Northern Central Railcar Association will host a 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. The exact itinerary will be set by the railroad that day due to train traffic. Lots of welded rail. Registration fee - $60.EC Gary Shrey 717-227-9628 Details HERE.

May 7 - TX posted 03/14
Texas State Railroad
Hosted by Railroad Partners Inc. 50 miles RT between Palestine and Rusk. Two RT's for 100 miles total for the day. Trip fee: $120, lunch for 2 included. Details HERE. EC Frank Glatzl, 512-484-4102.

May 12 - 14 - CO posted 03/14

Creede branch - Denver and Rio Grande

Rocky Mountain Division Work/Cleanup Session. Approximatly 40 miles (round trip) each day between South Fork Colorado and Wasson Wye Colorado. No fee. Details HERE Contact John Spiro or Al Rodi

May 12 - 14 - IN posted 04/05
US Rail Kokomo Division
Kokomo IN. 133 approximate round trip miles, Friday evening run, lunch provided on Sunday. Fee: $200. OVR rules as well as additional railroad rules. No pets. Details HERE - Contact Jaime Samuell.

May 13 - CA posted 04/04  
Napa Valley Wine Train 
PRO run on the Napa Valley Wine Train tracks. This is a one day run/ 6 miles round trip 10 Car limit. Cost $25.00, checks made out to PRO. Mail to EC Carl Shellhorn, 4324 Dale Dr. Napa, Ca, 94558 -707-695-9722 Details HERE.

May 13 - IA posted 02/25
Midwest Electric Railway
The First Iowa Division is hosting a new ride on the Midwest Electric Railway on the Midwest Old Threshers grounds in Mt. Pleasant, IA. This will be riding the trolley track which is one mile plus per loop. Cost is $20 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Frosty (660-341-7842). Details HERE.

May 20 - IN posted 03/10
French Lick Scenic Railway
Great Lakes Railcars 50 mile round trip from Jasper to French Lick. Fee $70. For details contact EC Andy Sargent at 812-525-4856. Registration deadline is 5/13/2017, no exceptions.

May 20 - 21 - NC posted 03/05 FULL – Waiting List Started
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Rail-B-Que/Overnight run w/ stay in Dillsboro, NC trackside hotel. 102 rt miles $175. (does not include hotel) Tom Falicon EC 828-488-8063 email: raildawg@gte.net for more info and sign up form.

May 24 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

May 27 - OH posted 04/28
Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway.
Non NARCOA Motorcar Rally - Set on is: 9:30 am. First trip at 10 am. Location: Yawberg Rd. American Legion. Cost: $40. Distance: two round trips 32 miles. No pets, open toed shoes or shorts. For further details call, email or text: Victor Geckle 419-438-7533

May 27 - 28 - SD posted 03/03
Dakota Southern Railway
First Iowa Division excursion on the former Milwaukee Road Line across central South Dakota. Round trips departing from Oacoma SD to near Mitchell and from Oacoma to Presho on the rehabilitated line. Approx. 210 total mileage. Fee $80 prepaid (Refundable until May 17, 2017). 40 Car limit. EC Dave Voeltz. Details HERE

May 27 - 29 ID posted 01/23 FULL – Waiting List Started
Eastern Idaho Railroad
Motorcar Operators West May 27th Idaho Falls to Ashton, May 28th Idaho Falls to Newdale, May 29th Idaho Falls to Menan, total 226 miles, 25 motorcar limit $310. Joe Schnyder 623-332-0238

May 29 - Jun 2 - QE Posted 11/24 Cancelled
Chemin de fer de la Gaspésie
Excursion from Gaspé to Matapédia & return (400 miles). Seton in Percé and New Richmond (Wednesday use for travelling). Cost: 800$ CA, minimum 25 cars. Louis-François Garceau 418-944-2466

May 30 - 31 - CO posted 03/22 (Tentative)
Leadville,Colorado and Southern Railroad
The Rocky Mountain Division is hosting a ride as part of an RMD Colorado Tour. This ride will consist of 32 miles of travel over two days. Cost is $65 per car. EC for the run is Jerry G Geiger. (719 568 7966) Details HERE.

Jun 1 - 2 - CO posted 03/16
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad
Rocky Mountain Division run on the Creede Branch out of South Fork. Mileage over two days will be approximately 75 miles. Cost is $110 per car. Featuring a run over LaVeta Pass. EC Richard Reiff, 4364 Blueflax Dr., Pueblo, CO 81001. 719-543-7023. Details HERE.

Jun 2 - 4 - MI posted 01/01 FULL – Waiting List Started
Great Lakes Central Railroad
Great Lakes Railcars, Inc. is hosting a 3-day motor car excursion covering approximately 236 miles. Set-on will be in Cadillac with overnights in Petoskey and Traverse City. Trip Fee is $550, includes 2 night lodging. 30 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford. (317) 839-9320

Jun 3 - 4 - CO posted 02/17
San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad
Rocky Mountain Division event out of Alamosa. June 3 is a mandatory round trip test run to Antonito, June 4 will be round trip over LaVeta Pass. Optional early set on Friday afternoon. Total mileage for both days 182. Cost $185. EC Richard Reiff, 4364 Blueflax Dr., Pueblo, CO 81001. 719-543-7023. Details HERE. 25 car limit.

Jun 5 - 10 - MT posted 03/01 FULL - Wait List Statred
PRO Montana: Riding the Front Range Tour
The run will begin on Montana Rail Link at Harrison, 60 rdt miles will be new track on MRL CTC main line never before done by a motorcar group. Total rdt mileage for the excursion approximately 300. Run fee $560. EC Bill Taylor, 917 Parkview Way, Missoula, MT 59803. Make checks payable to PRO. 25 car limit.Details HERE.

Jun 7 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

Jun 10 - CA posted 04/18
Big Trees & Pacific Railroad
For more information go to the PRO website

Jun 10 - 11 - NY/PA posted 03/31
Western New York and Pennsylvania RR
Ohio Valley Railcars is hosting an excursion on the WNYP out of Olean NY.  Saturday to Driftwood, Sunday to Jamestown.  All NARCOA and OVR rules apply.  No large gang cars or Hy-rails without prior approval.  30 car limit.  Details HERE.  EC Brian Davis 330-554-4480

Jun 18 - KS posted 04/10
Midland Railroad
First Iowa Division is hosting an excursion on the Midland Railroad at Baldwin City, KS.  Details are still being completed so watch the FID website for further developments.  EC in training is Stuart Remmers.  Details HERE

Jun 21 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

Jun 22 - 25 - OR posted 02/03
Coos Bay RailLink
Pacific Railcar Operators 234 RT miles from Vaughn to Coos Bay and return. Limit 30 cars. Fills fast. $430 fee includes 2 tickets to Friday Welcome Dinner. Details HERE. EC Bill Andrews 541-295-5631

Jun 24 - OH posted 04/28
Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway.
Non NARCOA Motorcar Rally - Set on is: 9:30 am. First trip at 10 am. Location: Yawberg Rd. American Legion. Cost: $40. Distance: two round trips 32 miles. No pets, open toed shoes or shorts. For further details call, email or text: Victor Geckle 419-438-7533

Jul 1 - 2 - WV posted 01/27
West Virginia Central RR
Elkins to the Big Cut, Spruce and return on Saturday, Elkins to Tygart Junction and return on Sunday. Aprox 175 RT miles. 35 car limit. Must have permanently installed fully functional radio. Safety vest or coat. Hard soled over the ankle work boots. $175 per/car. Appalachian Rail Excursions LLC. John Gonder. 724-244-7538 details HERE.

Jul 1 - 2 - MN posted 03/25
St Croix Valley RR
Set-on will be in Rush City with travel to North Branch and Hinckley for a weekend total of 70 to 100 miles. Fee $60 North Central Railcars, Ltd, David Otte 920-246-2103 Details HERE.

Jul 5 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

Jul 5 - MN posted 01/01
North Shore Scenic Railroad
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a excursion between Two Harbors and Duluth. Trip includes 52 miles of rail travel, 1.75 hour Duluth Harbor Cruise, and lunch at the Duluth depot. Trip fee is $140. 25 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 7 - MB posted 01/14
Prairie Dog Central Railway
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 1 day motor car excursion on the PDC near Winnipeg, MB covering approximately 56 rail miles. Trip fee is $70 USD or $80 CDN. 25 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 7 - 8 - IA posted 02/18
Iowa Southern Railroad
The First Iowa Division is hosting a ride on the Iowa Southern railroad, previously the Appanoose Copunty Railroad, in Centerville, IA. Mileage for this ride will be 65 miles. Cost is $40 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C) Details HERE.

Jul 9 - MB posted 01/14
Central Manitoba Railway
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 1-day motor car excursion on the CEMR between Carman & Winnipeg,MB covering approximately 72 miles. Excursion fee is $85 USD or $100 CDN. 25 car Limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 10 - MB posted 01/14
Boundary Trail Railway Company
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 1-day motor car excursion between Manitou and Morden, MB, covering approximately 84 miles. Excursion fee is $85 USD or $100 CDN. 25 car Limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 12 – SK posted 01/14
Long Creek Railroad
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 1-day motor car excursion between Estevan and Tribune, SK cover approximately 80 miles. Excursion fee is $110 USD or $125 CDN. 25 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 12 - 17 - AK Posted 11/24 FULL - Wait List Statred
White Pass & Yukon RR - Narrow Gauge (3 foot gauge)
Run Fee $750, send deposit of $375 with registration. Approx. 315+ miles over 4 days of operating. Fallen Flag Excursions, LLC, EC: Bernie Leadon. Details HERE.

Jul 14 - 16 - OR posted 04/30
Idaho Northern & Pacifc RR, WURR
Pacific Railcar Operators 185 miles RT from Island City to Joseph and return. Limit 25 cars $215. Details HERE EC Guy Howard 94991 Toftdahl Lane Junction City Oregon 97448, 541-998-5280

Jul 14 - 16 - CO posted 04/26 (Tentative) 
Leadville, Colorado and Southern Railroad
The Rocky Mountain Division is hosting a ride. This ride will consist of approximately 80 miles of travel over three days.  Cost is $100 per car.  EC Jerry G Geiger. (719 568 7966) Details HERE.

Jul 14 - 16 - SK posted 01/14
Great Western Railway
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 3 day motor car excursion between Climax and Pontiex, SK covering approximately 340 rail miles. Trip fee is $530 USD or $625 CDN which includes 2 nights lodging, breakfasts and lunches. 25 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 18 - ND posted 01/14
Northern Plains Railroad Company
North Central Railcars, Ltd. is hosting a 1-day motor car excursion between Norma and Kramer, ND (with set-on at Lansford, ND) covering approximately 120 miles. This is a new segment of track for NARCOA. Excursion fee is $125. 25 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320

Jul 22 - OH posted 04/28
Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway.
Non NARCOA Motorcar Rally - Set on is: 9:30 am. First trip at 10 am. Location: Yawberg Rd. American Legion. Cost: $40. Distance: two round trips 32 miles. No pets, open toed shoes or shorts. For further details call, email or text: Victor Geckle 419-438-7533

Jul 22 - 23 - PA posted 03/13
Western New York & Pennsylvania RR
SAVE THE DATE!! Running out of Meadville, PA this year, excursion dates set, details a work in progress. NEREX EC Rob Piligian Conducting.

Jul 26 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

Jul 29 - 30 - PA posted 03/09
North Shore RR/Shamokin Valley RR
SAVE THE DATE. Central PA Weekend: The excursion is being worked on - more later. Coordinator Gary Shrey 717-227-9628

Aug 4 - 5 - IA posted 02/18
Iowa Southern Railroad
The First Iowa Division ride in Centerville is a fund raising event for the local VFW by providing rides to the public. This is a non-NARCOA ride on the 5th with insurance provided by the VFW. EC Frosty Farrell. Contact Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.

Aug 5 - OH posted 04/01
Ashland Railway
Mansfield, 60 mile round trip with lunch included. 35 car limit. OVR Affiliate excursion, OVR Rules. Details HERE. Contact Phil Linne.

Aug 5 - 6 - CO posted 04/23
Pueblo Railway Museum
Open house and Railfest 
- Rocky Mountain Division will be displaying and operating motorcars over the approximate 1 mile of track as part of the Pueblo Railway Museum Railfest 2017. No charge to NARCOA members.  Rides will be given to the public. EC Richard Reiff.  Details HERE

Aug 12 - 13 - WV posted 03/22
South Branch Valley Railroad
102 round trip miles from Romney to Petersburg. Lunch in Petersburg then Back to Romney for a sit down dinner aboard the Potomac Eagle scenic Train. Sunday to Greenspring and return. We will pass through the “Trough”. One dinner included. John Gonder Appalachian Rail Excursions. Details HERE. 35 car limit

Aug 16 - QC posted 04/07
Quebec Central Railway
Excursion from Charny to Valley-Junction and return. A run of 60 miles together, 35$ CA EC: Louis-François Garceau 418 832-1502 - Mobile: 418 955-2466 

Aug 17 - 20 - OR posted 02/10 FULL - Wait List Statred
Coos Bay RailLink
Pacific Railcar Operators 234 miles RT from Vaughn to Coquile and return. Limit 30 cars, $430 fee includes 2 tickets to the Friday Welcome Dinner. Details HERE. Entries accepted starting April 2. EC Guy Howard 541-998-5280

Aug 19 - IA posted 03/04
Iowa Northern Railroad
First Iowa Division is hosting a 1-day excursion on the former Rock Island mainline from Vinton, IA. We will run the line between Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, IA for a total mileage of about 104 miles. Carl Schneider is EC. Details HERE

Aug 25 - 27 - IN/MI posted 01/01 FULL – Waiting List Started
Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Great Lakes Railcars hosting a 2-day motor car excursion covering approximately 150 miles. Set-on in Ashley, IN; overnight in Coldwater, MI. Trip fee is $280.00 and includes Saturday night lodging. 35 car limit. Details HERE. EC is Michael P. Ford (317) 839-9320.

Aug 26 - OH posted 04/28
Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway.
Non NARCOA Motorcar Rally - Set on is: 9:30 am. First trip at 10 am. Location: Yawberg Rd. American Legion. Cost: $40. Distance: two round trips 32 miles. No pets, open toed shoes or shorts. For further details call, email or text: Victor Geckle 419-438-7533

Aug 26 - 27 - NY posted 02/17
Lehigh Railway/Owego & Harford Railway
Saturday & Sunday, approx 155 RT miles. Details HERE. EC for this NEREX excursion is Itchy Mead. The fee for this weekend package is $175, Sunday lunch included. There will be a 25 car limit for this excursion. This is a non-mentoring excursion.

Sep 9 - OH posted 04/01
Willard Trainfest - Ashland Railway
Willard, Ohio Display motorcars with 10 mile round trip. OVR Affiliate excursion, OVR Rules. Details HERE Contact Phil Linne.

Sep 18 - 24 – CO/NM posted 03/21 FULL – Waiting List Started
D&SNGRR C&TSRR – Fall Rocky Mountain Narrow Gauge Tour
The Rocky Mountain Division of NARCOA is hosting a 378 mile tour on the Narrow Gauge. 3 days on the Durango and Silverton Railroad followed by a move day then 3 days Cumbres &Toltec Scenic Railroad. Mentored operators only. 20 car limit. Tour price $675 per car. EC Philip Walters EC in Training Alan Borchardt. Details HERE.

Sep 22 - MN posted 03/04
Minnesota Prairie Line
NON-NARCOA event will originate at North Redwood Falls. Only the operator will ride this day as open seats are needed to give rides to invitees over sections of the line. No cost. EC Dave Voeltz is coordinating on behalf of the railroad. Details HERE

Sep 23 - OH posted 04/28
Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway.
Non NARCOA Motorcar Rally - Set on is: 9:30 am. First trip at 10 am. Location: Yawberg Rd. American Legion. Cost: $40. Distance: two round trips 32 miles. No pets, open toed shoes or shorts. For further details call, email or text: Victor Geckle 419-438-7533

Sep 23 - CA posted 02/09
Amador Central RR
Recreational Railroad Coalition Historical Society End of Summer Run. Two runs from Ione to Martel and back for a total of 40 miles. Run fee is $45.00, contact Tom Correa, EC.

Sep 23 - 24 - MN posted 03/04
Minnesota Prairie Line
First Iowa Division excursion. Round trips departing North Redwood Falls to Norwood to the east and to Hanley Falls to the west depending on car storage and ethanol movements. Fee $20 for those volunteering on Friday or $80 for those riding Sat/Sun. 40 Car limit. EC Dave Voeltz. Details HERE

Sep 29 - 30 - IL posted 03/30
2017 Narcoa Annual Meeting
Sheraton - Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, 6501 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018. Meeting is open to all NARCOA Members. Any member wishing to address the Board or add items to the Agenda, or to secure a room at the NARCOA rate must contact President, Bob Knight.

Sep 29 - Oct 1 - OR posted 02/20
Joseph Branch
Motorcar Operators West presents a three day trip on the Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad and the Wallowa Union Railroad Authority Joseph Branch with a one day layover in Joseph during Alpenfest for a little fun. Run fee $245. Total Mileage 170. EC Dave Balestreri contact information: 916 531 7536. Details HERE.

Oct 6 - 8 - SD posted 03/24
Black Hills Central
First Iowa Division is hosting a 3-day excursion on the Black Hills Central at Hill City, SD. We will ride the line several times over the weekend to Keystone and return. Round trip mileage is 18 miles. Prepayment of $80 is requested. EC Dave Voeltz. Details HERE.

Oct 7 - 8 - AL/MS posted 03/29
Alabama Southern Railroad.  
Set on Friday the 6th.  Saturday, run from Tuscaloosa, AL to Columbus, MS, 100 (RTM). Sunday, Tuscaloosa, AL to Brookwood, AL 30 (RTM).  Fee $150 per car, 25 car limit. Mentoring by permission.  EC's Chris Thompson (251) 463-3270 & Jonathan Blair (706) 252-1582.  SERO Affiliate.  Details & registration form HERE.

Oct 13 - 16 - OR posted 02/03
Coos Bay RailLink
Fall Colors Run. 234 RT miles from Vaughn to Coos Bay and return. Will take place if June and August runs meet their 30 car limits. $430 fee includes 2 Welcome Dinner tickets. Status posted in July. EC Bill Andrews 541-295-5631 191 Azalea Drive Grants Pass, OR 97526. Details HERE.

Oct 14 - MO posted 02/06
Columbia Terminal Railroad - COLT
The First Iowa Division ride in Columbia. 37 miles. We'll ride this twice for a daily total of at least 74 miles. Cost is $50 per car. EC for this ride is Frosty Farrell. Contact Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.

Oct 14 - 15 - WV posted 03/02
West Virginia Central Fall Leaf Adventure
Elkins to Spruce and Big Cut on Saturday. Elkins to Tygart Junction on Sunday. Aprox 174 miles for both days. Mountain railroading experienced operators only, Must have fully functional permanently installed radio and over the ankle hard soled shoes and safety vest. Appalachian Rail Excursions Contact John Gonder 724-244-7538 $175.00 per/car 35 car limit. Details HERE.

Nov 4 - IA posted 02/06
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
First Iowa Division ride in Boone. 22 miles round trip and we'll ride this three times during the day and once at night. Cost is $30 per car plus current membership in the Iowa Railroad Historical Society ($25). EC for this ride is Carl Schneider (515-967-5181 (H) or 515-494-4401 (C). Details HERE.

Nov 4 -5 - AL posted 03/29
Autauga Northern Railroad
Saturday set on and run Prattville to Maplesville (75 RTM).  Sunday Prattville to Billingsley (50 RTM).  Fee $150 per car, 25 car limit.  Mentoring by permission.  SERO Affilliate.  EC's Chris Thompson (251) 463-3270 & Jonathan Blair (706) 252-1582.  SERO Affiliate.  Details & registration form HERE.

Dec 2 - CA posted 02/09
Amador Central RR
Recreational Railroad Coalition Historical Society Christmas Run. Bring an unwrapped new Toy for our Amador kids and run fee is only $25.00. Please contact Tom Correa, EC.

Excursions Held On A Regular Basis

Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018 - PA
Northern Central Railroad
Excursions on the Northern Central Railroad from New Freedom, Pa to York, Pa on various dates. E.C. Dean L. Grote call 717-637-7647 or e-mail for details.

Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018 - PA
Stewartstown Railroad
Excursions on the Stewartstown Railroad from New Freedom, Pa to Stewartstown, Pa on various dates. Northern Central Railcar Association E.C. Dean L. Grote call 717-637-7647 or e-mail for details.

Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018 - GA
Cater Parrott Railnet
SERO will be having motorcar car runs on the Cater Parrott Rail net from Valdosta to Willacoochee and from from Madison to Newborn and from Barnesville to Thomaston on various dates contact EC's Will Thompson EC Home 229-723-8231 or Cell 229-359-5701 or Frank Ahouse 229-886-4707

Jan 1, 2016 through Feb 1, 2018 - TX
Capitol Metro Transportation
Railroad Partners, Inc. will host NARCOA motorcar runs from Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approx. 54 miles RT. or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT on various dates. Details HERE. (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397

Feb 1, 2015 through Feb 1, 2016 - MS
Mississippi Delta Railroad
SERO will be having NARCOA motorcar runs and work days on various dates on the Mississippi Delta RR between Swan Lake, Clarksdale and Lula Mississippi. Contact E.C. Chris Thompson, phone (251) 463-3270.

Feb 1, 2016 through Dec 31, 2016 - CA
Amador Central Railroad
RRCHS will be having NARCOA Motor Car Runs open to all licensed motorcar operators and Work Parties from Ione to Martell on various dates throughout the year for members. Please contact EC Tom Correa for information and times/dates on the work parties and runs.


 

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