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September 16-17 Diesel Days

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Real Trains

Diesel Days 2017

Powerful diesel locomotives are the backbone of the modern railroad industry. From humble yard switchers to high-horsepower road engines, these locomotives have ruled the rails since their widespread introduction the 1940s. Don’t miss your opportunity to climb aboard these kings of the rails during Diesel Days at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum on September 16-17.

See, hear, and ride behind several kinds of restored vintage diesel locomotives. The highlight of this year’s event is the reactivation of No. 20, built in 1949 by American Locomotive Co. in Schenectady, N.Y., and donated to our museum by the Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad in 2016.

Your mile-and-a-half round-trip train ride disembarks at the museum’s restoration shop. Enjoy a self-guided tour of our unique exhibits as you visit New York State’s largest collection of historic trains. Take a tour of the engineer’s cab and discover what it takes to make these massive machines move. Upgrade your ticket to a Cab Pass and ride up front with the engineer!

Eventbrite - Sept. 16-17 Diesel Days Train Rides

LAL 20 and NKP 79

Train rides depart every half-hour from 10:00 to 5:00.

Eventbrite - Sept. 16-17 Diesel Days Train Rides

Adults $10.00, Youth/Seniors $8.00.
Age 4 and under ride free!


September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am
September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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R&GV Industry Depot
282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14543 United States
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