The VRA has chosen to continue something it has been doing for quite a few years now, to support the efforts of the United Railroad Historical Society. Also, in relation to our NYS&W Hawthorne Station home, we have decided to
As many of you are already aware, NJ Transit has drastically increased the costs to charter a train. Add to that the costs of toys and giveaways, costumes (either rental or purchase as ours are tired to say the least),
Saturday, December 5 th (Times to be Announced) Hawthorne’s annual Santa parade which ends at the Library. We will have the station open as a Toys for Tots collection site, with snacks available.
Saturday, December 12 th – NYS&W Run Times will be released shortly. We’ve had to rearrange some dates, but the train will stop in Hawthorne that morning! Other dates: Dec. 5 th – M&E Flanders, Dover, Rockaway, etc. Dec, 6
Our annual Santa Claus Train Ride returns to Glen Rock this year on November 29, 2014. Once again we will be running 4 trains at 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 3pm. Positions are open for Car Hosts, Elves,
On Sunday, September 21, 2014 the URHS held its (now) annual Transportation Heritage Festival in the Boonton Yard. Once again, the event was a resounding success! This year the URHS unveiled the New York Central 4083 in beautiful Century Green,
Operation Toy Train kicks off again on December 6 th with a trip up the NYS&W from Rochelle Park to Butler. The train will be parked in Hawthorne from 10:20 am to 11:00 am that morning. Also that day is