Amtrak Excursions on N&W track

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The Spencer to Roanoke trip is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Transportation
Museum Foundation and departs from historic Spencer Shops. The Museum's website

Jerry A. Shepardson
NCTM Rail Operations Volunteer

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Subject: Amtrak Excursions on N&W track

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

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
Tickets are for sale on-line at

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