Three organizations are teaming up to offer a rare mileage excursion over the Pennsylvania Railroad and Reading Railroad’s Shamokin Valley Branch.
The train will include a Pullman car, baggage car, three restored coaches and a PRR N8 cabin car.
The tracks are now used by the North Shore Railroad, which is operated by the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority.
The train will depart from Sunbury, Pennsylvania, with bus transportation provided to the boarding site from Camp Hill, Wyomissing and Lancaster.
Tickets are $89 per person for those departing from one of the bus locations and $45 for those driving to Sunbury on their own.
The fare includes a bag lunch. Other sandwiches and drinks will be available for purchase on the train.
This trip is subject to cancellation due to insufficient and/or late registration.
Tickets can be purchased by sending a check made payable to the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society.
Send payments to Iron Ore Special, 1624 Suzanne Drive, West Chester, PA 19380-1573. Registration and payment are due by April 10,
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Trip sponsors are the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society, the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society, and the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
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