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2017 Amherst Railway Society 
Railroad Hobby Show 

advance ticket sales

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Silent Auction & Swap Meet

The Amherst Railway Society's annual summer event brings in $2500.

Next meeting: October 18, 2016
September Newsletter


Amherst Finds A Home
On July 21, The Amherst Railway Society completed the purchase of a building and land in Palmer, MA that will serve as our Headquaters for the organization.
Run Eight
the blog of the Amherst Railway Society

Railroads... and technology

Technology has long played an important role in the development of railroads - both for financial considerations, and for safety. However, the railroad technology story doesn’t always get the media attention it deserves.

Here is a peek behind the technology curtain at Union Pacific:


Support the Adirondack Scenic...

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is in a tough political fight to retain 34 miles of their 119-mile line.

You can help...


Work continues on the restoration of Maine Central 470.


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