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New York Chapter National Railway Historical Society

Welcome to the New York Chapter NRHS!

NRHS logo: NRHS letters with lines through them, plus circular logo with steam loco

The New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets monthly except for July and August. Our new regular meeting date is the first Monday of each month, September through June.


Due to the winter storm on Monday, Dec. 2, the Chapter regrets that it seems prudent to cancel the meeting. Heavy snow is falling in the suburbs as of noon, and many offices are closing for the day. The transit system is also problematic. To keep everybody safe, we have decided to cancel the annual holiday party.


The program for the January meeting will be announced here and in our newsletter. If it is possible to hold the holiday party before then, this will also be announced here.

Our meeting venue is St. Margaret's House, 49 Fulton Street, Meeting Room 3, on the ground floor to the left as you enter. The location on Fulton Street is just a short walk from the east end of the A/C Fulton St. subway station (use the downtown end of the train); the #2-3 Fulton St. stop is also very close, and the J-Z and #4-5 Fulton St. stops are in the same complex. Attendees will find the PATH World Trade Center stop within walking distance; also, the M15 Select Bus Service (1st and 2d Aves.) is adjacent, and the NYC Ferry Service, NY Waterways, and water taxi services Wall St. pier is within walking distance. Food is OK but alcohol is not allowed in the building.

Doors open at 7 p.m.; please do not expect to enter the room before 7 p.m.

Our meetings are open to all; there is no admission charge.

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This page last updated December 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.