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Amherst Railway Society
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2003 - 2004


If you like to meet with others who share your interest in railroading, please feel free to attend our monthly meetings in Amherst Massachusetts. The calendar below has detailed information on each upcoming meeting.

The Amherst Railway Society meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 8PM at the Amherst Middle School, Chestnut Street, Amherst, MA. Meetings are not held in July, August, December or February. Regular memberships are $15 per year. Full-time student memberships are free.

The Society runs a number of railroad excursions every year. All trips are by advance reservation.

The Society's Annual "Big Railroad Hobby Show" at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, has become one of the biggest railroad shows in the country. The show covers over 4 acres of floor space in 3 buildings. All members receive one day's free admission to the show.

For further information on the Amherst Railway Society call or e-mail: ARS@comcast.net

For trip information call (413) 436-7071 or e-mail: DJMoore@samnet.net

All membership applications should be sent to: Ms Janet Moore, Secretary, PO Box 341, Warren, MA 01083-0341


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2003 - 2004

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September
16 meeting Craig Della Penna, New England Field Representativeof the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy "Rails-to-Trails: An update on the build-out in New England"
27 Trip "Crawford Notch Dome-Car Special" Motor coach from Warren, MA to N. Conway, NH. Round-trip in Conway Scenic Railroad's dome-car "Dorothea Mae" between N.. Conway and Fabyan Station
October
21 meeting Allan Wiswall "China, The Final Show of Steam"
November
18 meeting Kevin Farrell "A Look at the New Haven in the 1960's"
January
20 meeting N. Terry Hall, National Association of Railroad Passengers "Let's Dream a Little Bit"
February
7&8 Hobby Show Amherst Railway Society's Annual "Big Railroad Hobby Show" in the Better Living Center, Young Building and Stroh Building. Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA. 9AM to 5PM both days.
March
16 meeting MEETING CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Greg Nazarow "Vanishing Steam in Cuba"
April
20 meeting Gary Munsey "Through the Years and Still They Ride (Conrail and Guilford)"
May
8 Trip Postponed
until October 2nd
"To the Top of New England" Motor coach from Warren, MA to Mount Washington, NH. and a ride up the mountain on the Cog Railroad.
18 meeting
note program change
Preston Cook "Inside EMD"
June
15 meeting Matt Sharpe "Maine Two-Footers, Past and Present"

Amherst Railway Society Officers 2003 - 2004

President Douglas Moore
Vice President Ira Laby
Secretary Janet Moore
Treasurer David Royce
Directors Harvey Allen
Alan Rice
Peter Veneman

This page was updated on: Tuesday, May 4, 2004
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