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June 17-18 Subway Heritage Weekend
June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - June 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Celebrate the heritage of the Rochester Subway, which opened in 1926 and shut down on June 30, 1956. See our progress to restore Rochester Subway Car 60, the sole survivor of the fleet.
Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic 1909 Erie Railroad train station and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent inside. Tour our displays while you wait to board your train. You will be welcomed by friendly volunteers as you enjoy your ride aboard restored freight train cabooses.
Disembark at our Restoration Shop to tour our collection of historic railroad equipment. Peek behind the scenes to see how we preserve Rochester’s rich railroading history for future generations to enjoy. Your return trip arrives at Industry depot, where you will have time to enjoy our displays and museum grounds.
Regional Transit Service will have their restored vintage 1957 GM transit bus on display throughout the weekend as we celebrate the 61th anniversary of the donation of Rochester Subway Car 60 to our museum.