Amtrak Excursions on N&W track
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Mon Aug 8 22:44:22 EDT 2011
There will be three Amtrak excursions this Fall operating over former
N&W and VGN rails.
The first trip on October 29 runs from Spencer, NC partly on tracks
of the former Virginian Railway to Roanoke, VA. This trip is
sponsored by the Watauga Valley Chapter NRHS.
More info is available to http://www.wataugavalleynrhs.org/excursions.php
The second trip on November 5 runs from Roanoke, VA through the
beautiful country along the Radford Division to historic Abingdon, VA
and Bristol VA/TN.
The third trip on November 6 runs from Roanoke, VA along the scenic
New River to Bluefield, WV, highest point on the N&W main line.
More info on these trips is available at http://www.roanokenrhs.org/
Tickets are for sale on-line at http://www.nwhs.org/commissary/excursion.html
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