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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. Effective October 7, 2019, the meeting will be on the first Monday of each month, September through June.

Next Meeting: Note new date! Monday, October 7, 2019, 7-9 p.m., at 49 Fulton Street, Manhattan

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.

Entertainment at the October meeting will be a slide program of railroads in Cuba, presented by Walter Zullig. The show will include steam operations with some old locomotives at numerous sugar mills, electric operations on the Hershey Cuban RR, as well asĀ  diesel trains and railcars on the National Railways of Cuba. Time permitting, Walter will add a special surprise of steam trains from another area of the world.

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

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This page last updated September 21, 2019