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National Train Day at Rochester Amtrak Station

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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National Train Day 2014Celebrate Amtrak’s National Train Day with us at Rochester’s Amtrak Station! Join representatives from the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum and the New York Museum of Transportation  for National Train Day and to learn all about trains past and present! We will have on display a vintage wooden velocipede, track tools, and kerosene lanterns used by railroad workers a hundred years ago. Enjoy a live telegraph demonstration and see scale models of trolleys that once served the city of Rochester. Learn what our volunteers are doing to preserve Rochester’s rich railroading heritage, and join us for special trolley and train rides the following day on Sunday, May 11. This event takes place at the Rochester Amtrak Station.

Details

Date:
May 10, 2014
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.nationaltrainday.com/s/#!/events/rochester-ny-roc

Venue

Rochester Amtrak Station
320 Central Avenue , Rochester, 14605 United States
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Find Us

Unless otherwise directed, all tours begin at the New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 East River Road, West Henrietta, NY. We are only a few miles from Exit 11 on I-390, and just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester.

Map & Directions

Hours

May 11 - October 26, 2014
Sundays 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*

*Hours may be extended for special events. See Events for details. It is suggested you arrive by 3:00 p.m. to see and do everything at our museums.

(585) 533-1113

Admission

Your ticket is good for two train rides and admission to both the New York Museum of Transportation and the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum .

  • $10.00 Adults
  • $8.00 Seniors (65+)
  • $8.00 Youth (3 to 17)
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The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum can trace its routes back to 1937 as the Rochester Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Since our museum was established in 1971, we have preserved more than 40 pieces of historic railroad equipment along with our 1909 Erie Railroad passenger station to bring Rochester's rich railroading heritage to life.
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Established in 1973, the New York Museum of Transportation houses eleven full size trolley cars, a caboose, a steam locomotive, antique highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a huge model railroad display, and the various associated smaller items that illuminate Rochester's transportation history.