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04/13/24 09:30 AMAboard DOVER HARBORDOVER HARBOR OrientationAre you curious about our 100-year-old Pullman? Do you want to learn what our volunteers do on trips and charters? Would you like to volunteer to be a steward? The DCNRHS Operations and Equipment Committee will host a hands-on orientation session for DCNRHS members on Saturday, April 13, 2022, beginning at 9:30AM. Learn about the practical aspects of moving Dover Harbor over the railroad, and how service is provided. The orientation is open to all chapter members who want to learn and have a hands-on opportunity with our Pullman. Attendance is a prerequisite for those who want to volunteer for crew assignments aboard the car and new volunteers are welcome!

This six-hour information filled session will be held aboard Dover Harbor at Dover Park siding in Jessup MD.  The session will have a lunch break and end at 3:30PM.  This orientation is open to current DCNRHS members only. There is no cost for this orientation; however, we do ask that you sign up in advance, so we know how many folks are coming.  Directions and more information will be sent once you have registered.  See your DCNRHS newsletter, The Timetable for details on reserving your spot!

Training will take place at our facility in Howard County, MD. The facility is not accessible readily by public transportation. Instructions on how to get there by car will be provided about one week before the event.

This event is open to members only.

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05/28/24 03:40 PMChicago, IllinoisJourney to PullmanRide a 100 year old historic Pullman sleeping car overnight on a journey over the historic routes of the New York Central and Chesapeake & Ohio Railroads.DOVER HARBOR will be traveling to Chicago for display at Pullman Railroad Days where she was built in 1923. Recapture the glory of the golden age of rail travel with a trip aboard our historic sleeping car.  See our trip flyer for complete details.Reserve your space on-line now.
06/08/24 11:02 AMWashington, D.C.The WashingtonianRide a 100 year old historic Pullman sleeping car and enjoy classic Pullman Parlor style service on a journey over the historic Pennsylvania Railroad.DOVER HARBOR will be traveling one way from New York to Washington, D.C. See our trip flyer for complete details.Reserve your space on-line now.
05/21/24 12:50 PMAlbany, New YorkBerkshire-Hudson Wayfarer (BOS-ALB)Pullman Parlor service on the historic route of the Boston & Albany Railroad.DOVER HARBOR will make the run west across Massachusetts through the scenery of the Berkshire Mountains with a mid-day departure from Boston’s South Station with Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited. Lunch will be served enroute.  See the trip flyer for complete details.Reserve your space on-line now. 
05/22/24 12:10 PMNew York CityBerkshire-Hudson Wayfarer (ALB-NYC)Pullman Parlor service on the historic route of Empire State Express and 20th Century Limited.DOVER HARBOR departs Albany-Rensselaer, NY mid-day on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 with Amtrak Empire Service train #238. Enjoy the many scenic vistas along the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains; and, while enroute, savor lunch served at table while heading southward to a midafternoon arrival at New York’s Moynihan Train Hall.  See the trip flyer for complete details.Reserve your space on-line now. 
05/19/24 08:15 AMRoanoke, VirginiaBlue Ridge RamblerOne-day Pullman adventure aboard DOVER HARBOREnjoy a one-day trip from historic Union Station in Washington, D.C. or Alexandria, VA to Roanoke, Virginia.  Enjoy first-class Parlor service enroute as we travel across central Virginia and over the Blue Ridge; includes meals and beverages.  A  planned layover in Roanoke is designed to give you time to visit one of the many historic sites in this rich and storied town.  See the trip flyer for complete details.SOLD OUT!

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