Coming Soon


Our monthly membership meetings move to Industry Depot for the warm summer months! Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 21, at 7:00pm. Following the meeting we will be offering train rides on our museum railroad. We will also be giving tours of the Upper Yard and our Restoration Shop. These event are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Bring a friend!

There will be a meeting for all museum volunteers at Industry Depot on Saturday, June 6, at 10:00am. The meeting will last approximately one hour. A private group has chartered our train for a birthday party that afternoon, so stick around if you'd like some hands-on training to become part of train crew.

Rochester Train Rides
We officially open to the public on Fathers Day Weekend June 20-21! Enjoy a weekend of train rides, museum tours, and more. For our full schedule of trains and events, please visit Rochester Train Rides!

Trip Updates

The Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad stopped by on Sunday to pick up our excursion coaches and bring them down to Lakeville. Our special LA&L 50th Anniversary Trip is less than a week away!

May 9 - LA&L 50th Anniversary Trip
ALL TRAINS HAVE SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support! All trains depart the Coneseus Lake Sportsmans Club in Lakeville, N.Y.

May 9 - Special Night Photo Session
We only have eight tickets left for our special Night Photo Session at LA&L's Lakeville Shop! Featured equipment will be RG&E 45-ton No. 1941 (a.k.a. LA&L No. 97, their very first locomotive!), LA&L Alco RS-1 No. 20, LA&L caboose 2903 (ex-B&O, exx-BR&P), and whatever LA&L Alco road power is available off our train. Lighting by Steve Barry of Railfan & Railroad magazine. Purchase tickets here.

June 6-7 Overnight Trip to Utica and Cooperstown
We've extended the deadline a week, but seats are filling up fast for our special overnight guided tour to Utica and Cooperstown. Enjoy a tour of Utica Union Station, visit the Key, Lock & Lantern railroad antiques show and sale, a rare-mileage ride on the freight-only Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern to Boonville. The next day, we travel to Milford for a ride on the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad. Tickets are $155.00 each and includes motorcoach transportation. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR OWN HOTEL RESERVATIONS AND FOOD/BEVERAGE PURCHASES. Purchase tickets here.

R&GV Railroad Museum's Opening Weekend is June 20-21! Visit RochesterTrainRides.com for schedules, event details, and ticket prices!

Rules Class and Safety Training Make-up Class

Rules Class and Safety Training

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Rochester Institute of Technology, Slaughter Hall (Bldg  78), Room 2170

This make up class is for any volunteers interested in volunteering around the museum or in train service. Safety training, rules class, air brake class are all included. Class starts at 9:00am sharp. Please bring a three-ring binder, a pen, and a notebook. Please RSVP if you plan on attending.