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Events in March

March Meeting

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

40 & 8 Club, 933 University Avenue,
Rochester, NY

Member Slide Night
March Museum Meeting, feature Member's Slide Night (no digital this time!). To sign up for a slot, please contact John Stewart. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Museum book store. Cash bar. Open to the public.

RGV Annual Banquet

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

River's Edge Party House, 21 Paul Road,
Rochester, NY

Guest Speaker: Don Brown
Please join us for our annual R&GV Railroad Museum Banquet at the River's Edge Party House, located at 31 Paul Road, Rochester, N.Y. Our guest speaker will be Don Brown, a seasoned railroad industry veteran who has enjoyed careers with Penn Central and Conrail as well as the management team that operated the Ontario Midland and Ontario Central railroads. Please join us as we look back upon a year of accomplishments for our organization as well as enjoy Don Brown's 'tales of the rails.' Doors open to a social hour with cash bar at 6:30 p.m. Buffet dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Banquet Tickets are $30.00 each, and must be purchased in advance by mail. To reserve your seats, please send check or money order with your total order to: R&GV Banquet, P.O. Box 23326, Rochester NY 14692-3326. This event is open to the public. Please R.S.V.P. no later than March 21, 2015.

RGV/NYMT Joint Rules Class - March 14

If you are interested in joining our operating crews this season, taking the Book of Rules class is the first step. Annual R&GV/NYMT joint rules class is mandatory for all operating personnel including track car operators, trolley motormen and conductors, locomotive engineers, conductors, brakemen, and car hosts. All volunteers who work around our trains and tracks are encouraged to attend the Safety Training portion in the morning. Rules Class will be held Saturday, March 14, at Rochester Institute of Technology, Lousie Slaughter Hall (Building 78/CIMS), Rooms 2230/2240. Class will begin at 9:00 a.m. with introductions and mandatory Safety Training. Book of Rules class will follow, then Air Brake/Train Handling class. Coffee and donuts served in the morning, we will pass the hat for pizza delivery at noon.

Please R.S.V.P. to Operations Supt. Jim Otto

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Event Schedule

Rochester Train Rides

Visit Rochester Train Rides for our complete event listing and train ride schedule!

RGV Annual Banquet

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

April Meeting

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

LA&L Night Photo Session

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

LA&L 50th Anniversary Excursion

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

May Meeting

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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New York Museum of Transportation
Our partner museum New York Museum of Transportation is open every Sunday year-round. Please visit their web site for detailed information.