Glory Days of the Railroad in White River Junction » Register Now 09/13/2014 –09/13/2014 Glory Days Festival celebrates its 22nd year as a family oriented, fun-filled, day long festival of the railroading and transportation modes of the past, present & future. Free Admission.
For more information, see http://vtglorydaysfestival.com/
The Amtrak Exhibit Train is coming to Glory Days Festival. Climb aboard and tour a free exhibit to learn about Amtrak’s history and catch a glimpse into the company’s future. Displays include vintage advertising, past menus and dinnerware, period uniforms, photographs, and other items of memorabilia from Amtrak’s creation in 1971 to a model of today’s modern-sleeping accommodations and high-speed rail service displays. Interactive displays include railroad horns, trivia questions, workable signals and an engineer’s stand.
Festival events include: Model train show, LEGO train show, Children entertainment, Main stage / music, food , excursion train rides on the White River Flyer($), engine displays, vintage cars and tractors, carnival rides, and food.
The White River Flyer train excursion is a 45 minute ride along the scenic Connecticut River. Admission: $10.00 for all ages. Tickets are sold at the festival. Excursions run on the hour beginning at 10AM.
The Children’s Stage will feature dazzling performers and the Main Stage will come alive with musicians from around New England.
This event is produced by the Hartford Parks and Recreation Department.
Foliage Excursion Trains, Chester-Ludlow VT » Register Now 09/23/2014 –10/14/2014 Runs Tu, Th, Sat, Sun between Sept 23 and Oct 14th
Leaves Chester at 10:00 for Ludlow, 12:30 for Rockingham and 2:45 for Ludlow. Leaves Ludow at 11:15 am, running round trip to Chester and Rockingham, returning at 3:30pm.
Reservations at http://rails-vt.com/
Rutland Train Show » Register Now 09/27/2014 –09/27/2014 Rutland Railway Association invites you to the annual train show, formerly at the Howe Center, now at the Holiday Inn, with model railroads on display, dealers and displays. We'll be there too.