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|Date||Event||location||Type||For More Information|
|Sunday, April 1||CNE Historical Tour||by bus in Litchfield County Connecticut)|| The 2012 tour will cover the CNE between Norfolk, CT and the NY
State line at Millerton plus Copake in NY.
|CNE Historical Tour 2012|
|Saturday, April 14||Free Self-Guided Model RR Layout Open House Tour||Layouts on the 2012 tour are located in:
Attleboro, New Bedford, Holden, Westport, East Bridgewater, Holliston, & Charlton, Massachusetts, and Middletown, North Scituate, Warwick, & Cumberland, Rhode Island
|Saturday, April 21, 2012:
||Mass Bay Rail Road Enthusiasts
'Fall River Extra'
|Middleborough, MA to
||Excursion: This will be the first publicly-offered passenger train to go all the way to Fall River since our October, 1967 "Newport Special" excursion, and the first between Middleboro and Attleboro since Amtrak's "Cape Codder" ceased operation in September 1996.
CHANGE IN TRIP OPERATIONS:
Please note itinerary changes at the link above.
Mass Bay RRE
Information Line 617-489-5277 or 978-470-2066
|Our train will depart from the MBTA's Middleboro/Lakeville commuter rail station at 9:45 AM. From Middleboro we'll head west to the junction at Cotley, in the city of Taunton, and
|Sunday, May 20, 2012||'Hoosick Junction Limited'||Rutland, VT to North
Bennington, VT & Hoosick lunction, NY on the Vermont Rail System.
|This will be our first excursion over the entire line from Rutland to Hoosick Junction in over 20 years
Tickets on sale early March!
|Saturday, June 23, 2012||Trolleyfest||Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum||14 Depot St.
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
|Sunday, July 8, 2012||Railfan Sunday Highlighting the Hoosac Tunnel||The Rowe Historical Society Kemp-McCarthy Museum 282 Zoar Road Rowe, Massachusetts 01367||The starting time is listed as 1 pm.||Contact the Rowe Historical Society for more details. Phone: 413-339-4238|
|Sunday, July 29, 2012||'North Countiy Explorer' on the Conway Scenic
|North Conway to Redstone & Hazens, NH,||Our special train will
cover all operable portions of the ex-Maine Central 'Mountain Division' from
Redstone to Hazens, First-Class, Dome and Full Dining Car service available.
Tickets on sale early May.
|Saturday, October 13, 2012|| 'P&W Fall Excursion'on the Providence &
|Worcester, MA to Willimantic & Groton, CT||First passenger train over the upgraded Willimantic Branch between Plainfield & Willimantic in many years
Tickets on sale August 2012.
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