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Upcoming TRAIN Excursions
Saturday, May 10, 2014:
over the Providence & Worcester Railroad's Norwich Branch
(Boston) - Worcester - Putnam, CT - Groton, CT & Return
Our specially-chartered excursion train will travel from Worcester to Groton, CT, including an extended visit to the Submarine Force Museum, home of the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. To our knowledge, this is the first time a passenger train has been allowed to stop at the Museum, located within the Naval Submarine Base along the Thames River in Groton, CT. Convenient connections from MBTA commuter rail at Worcester Union Station.
Saturday, May 31, 2014:
‘7470 Photo Special'
on the Conway Scenic Railroad
(Boston) - North Conway - Conway - Redstone - Bartlet & Return
Conway Scenic's 0-6-0 steamer 7470 ventures out of the roundhouse for a grand photo tour of the lower portion of the Conway Scenic before her upcoming boiler inspection & overhaul. This special limited-capacity train will make multiple photo stops and runbys at various locations, some of the accessible only by train. Don't miss this special event! Motorcoach Connection package available from Boston & Woburn
Saturday, June 14 & Sunday, June 15, 2014:
‘Washington County Limited '
on the Vermont Rail System's Washington County Railroad
Saturday: (Boston) - White River Junction - Wells River - St. Johnsbury - Newport, VT (w/ motorcoach return to WRJ or Boston)
Sunday: Newport, VT - White River Junction (w/ motorcoach connection WRJ - Newport
Mass Bay returns to the Washington County Railroad in June, our first trip over the line from White River Junction to Wells River in a decade, and our first trip between Wells River and Newport since 1996. This trip will operate northbound to Newport on Saturday, with a motorcoach return to White River Junction at the end of the day. Sunday's trip will have a morning motorcoach connection from White River Jct. to Newport, and the train will operate southbound back to WRJ. We'll have a Boston motorcoach connection from South Station and Woburn on Saturday only. Both trips will offer first-class accommodations for 10 passengers aboard the VRS business observation car MacIntyre.
Granite Railway Quarry-to-Wharf Tours: 3-1/2 hour guided tours explore the history of the Granite Railway - the first chartered U.S. commercial railroad (1826) - in West Quincy and East Milton, MA. No scheduled tours - private group tours may be arranged - call 617-822-4046.
OTHER MASS BAY RRE EVENTS
To be announced.
Historical Information From Mass Bay RRE Excursions
Mass Bay RRE publishes a "Historical Brochure and Route Description" booklet for each of our rail excursions. Each booklet contains extensive information on the history and points of interest of the routes traveled. To obtain a list of brochures from past trips that are available for purchase, Click Here . The list is in reverse chronological order and lists the trip title or train name, the terminal points for the trip, and the purchase price for each brochure. Details on how to order brochures are also contained on the list.
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