Don't miss this unique rail adventure - only from Mass Bay RRE!
SECOND EXCURSION ADDED ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30!
‘Two Rivers Steam Special’
on the Providence & Worcester Railroad, Amtrak and the Valley Railroad
Worcester - Putnam, CT - Groton - Old Saybrook - Essex, CT - Goodspeeds & Return
Sunday, October 30, 2016 ONLY!!
Mass Bay RRE joins forces with the Providence & Worcester Railroad and the Valley Railroad to offer this unique charter train experience, operating over three railroads with diesel and steam power!
Our train will consist of the P&W’s excursion fleet of refurbished former Amtrak passenger equipment. In addition to standard coach seats, (below, far left), Deluxe Coach seating is available in the parlor car “Massachusetts” (below, center left) for a modest additional fare. First-Class seating in swivel chairs is available in the parlor car “Massachusetts”(below, center right) or in lounge chairs in the observation car “New Englander” (below, far right). The Deluxe and First-Class fares include complimentary light snack and beverage service throughout the trip.
All seats are reserved and assigned in advance. Passengers wishing to sit together should order tickets together as a group.
The ‘Two Rivers Steam Special’ operates ONE DAY ONLY, rain or shine. All sales are final and tickets are not refundable. Alcoholic beverages and smoking will not be permitted aboard this train. Tickets will be mailed to you in mid-October along with driving directions to the departure point in Worcester. Special discounted fares are available for Mass Bay RRE members only. Please notify us before ordering if special accommodations (handicap seating, etc.) are required.
Note: There will be NO connection at Worcester Union Station for this trip!
Sunday, October 30, 2016 'Two Rivers Steam Special' Excursion Train:
Note: The excursion on Saturday, Oct. 29 is completely SOLD OUT!
Teephone orders are accepted at 978-470-2066 between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM M-F with Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
The dining car on our train will offer freshly-cooked hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip. In addition, we will offer an expanded dinner menu on the return trip. This expanded menu will be posted here as soon as it is determined. Passengers are welcome to bring their own food and drink aboard the train (no alcohol, please).
ACCOMMODATIONS IN & AROUND WORCESTER:
There are a number of major hotels in a variety of price ranges located in Worcester and in Auburn, which is south of Worcester along the Massachusetts Turnpike at I-290. We suggest you try the following searches in Google: hotel Worcester MA and hotel Auburn MA
Tickets may be ordered by mail or by telephone at 978-470-2066 Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Sorry, tickets are not sold on line through our web site.
If ordering by mail, p lease use the order form to order your tour ticket and box lunch. Be sure to enclose a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope for return of your tickets. Full particulars of the tour and directions to the boarding locations will be sent with your tickets about seven to ten days before the trip. For further information please call our information line at 978-470-2066, or send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To download a printable copy of the trip flyer and order form, Click Here.
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