If you are interested in joining our operating crews this season, taking the Book of Rules class is the first step. Annual R&GV/NYMT joint rules class is mandatory for all operating personnel including track car operators, trolley motormen and conductors, locomotive engineers, conductors, brakemen, and car hosts. All volunteers who work around our trains and tracks are encouraged to attend the Safety Training portion in the morning. Rules Class will be held Saturday, March 14, at Rochester Institute of Technology, Lousie Slaughter Hall (Building 78/CIMS), Rooms 2230/2240. Class will begin at 9:00 a.m. with introductions and mandatory Safety Training. Book of Rules class will follow, then Air Brake/Train Handling class. Coffee and donuts served in the morning, we will pass the hat for pizza delivery at noon.
Please R.S.V.P. to Operations Supt. Jim Otto.
Please join us for our annual R&GV Railroad Museum Banquet on Saturday, March 28, at the River's Edge Party House, located at 31 Paul Road, Rochester, N.Y. Our guest speaker will be Don Brown, a seasoned railroad industry veteran who has enjoyed careers with Penn Central and Conrail as well as the management team that operated the Ontario Midland and Ontario Central railroads. Please join us as we look back upon a year of accomplishments for our organization as well as enjoy Don Brown's "tales of the rails."
Doors open to a social hour with cash bar at 6:30 p.m. Buffet dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.
Banquet Tickets are $30.00 each. To reserve your seats, please send check or money order with your total order to:
P.O. Box 23326
Rochester NY 14692-3326
Please R.S.V.P. by March 21, 2015.
On December 13-14, we invite you to ride the Holly Trolley! Take a delightfully spirited run through the beautiful winter countryside aboard our vintage electric trolley. Trolleys depart on the half hour between 11:30 and 4:30, with no reservation required. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors (65+) and youth (3-17). All trolleys depart from New York Museum of Transportation located at 6393 East River Road, West Henrietta, NY.
ALL SANTA TRAINS AND TROLLEYS FOR DEC. 6-7 and 20-21 HAVE SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support!