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Upcoming TRAIN Excursions

Sunday, July 26, 2015:

‘LCCA Convention Special'
on the Providence & Worcester Railroad
Worcester to Groton, CT & Return
including a visit to the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, CT

The Lionel Collector’s Club of America (“The best toy train club on the planet” will hold their annual convention in Danvers this year in late July. This year’s LCCA Convention concludes with a specially-chartered excursion on the Providence & Worcester Railroad on Sunday, July 26.

Mass Bay RRE is pleased to offer our members and friends a limited number of coach seats on this trip over the P&W’s Norwich Branch from Worcester to Groton, CT and the Submarine Force Museum, home of the USS Nautilus. This rare opportunity will not otherwise be available to the public.

The ‘LCCA Convention Special’ will depart from the P&W’s operating headquarters on Hammond Street in Worcester, MA at 8:30 AM. We’ll travel down the P&W’s Norwich Branch through Putnam, Plainfield and Norwich, and then continue southward along the banks of the Thames River to the Submarine Force Museum, the only submarine museum operated by the United States Navy.

Note: This excursion is essentially the same as the 'Nautilus Extra' run by Mass Bay RRE in May, 2014.


Saturday, October 17, 2015:

‘Fall Circle Tour' on the Providence & Worcester Railroad
(Boston) - Worcester - Providence, RI - Cranston - Groton, CT - Norwich - Plainfield - Putnam - Worcester
The eighth edition of our special Fall outing with a unique routing through the Blackstone River valley, the scenic seascapes of the Connecticut shoreline, the Thames River and the mill towns of eastern Connecticut.


Saturday, January 2, 2016:

‘Covered Wagon in the Snow '
Photographers' Special on the Conway Scenic Railroad
(Boston) - North Conway, NH - Notchland & Return featuring ex-Boston & Maine F7A 4266



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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To Contact Us:

Mass Bay RRE
P.O. Box 4245
Andover, MA 01810-0814

Information Line 617-489-5277 or 978-470-2066

Email: info@massbayrre.org or trips@massbayrre.org or visit our "CONTACT US" page.

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Page updated June 26, 2015