New Date Added for Historic Train Excursion, April 19

Due to the huge response to Norfolk Southern’s “21st Century Steam Program” Passenger Train Excursion from Grundy, VA to Devon, WV, another date has been added. Tickets for this event, which is scheduled for April 19, 2014, are expected to sell out very quickly. If you are interested in tickets and lodging, see below.

Norfolk Southern’s “21st Century Steam Program” will be operated by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and is a scenic, round-trip excursion. The train will depart from and return to downtown Grundy, Virginia. The excursion will travel into Pike County, Kentucky before arriving at Devon, West Virginia prior to its return to Grundy. A former Southern Railway 630 steam locomotive will power this special excursion train with diesel assistance.
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Historic Passenger Train Excursion April 12-13

This is your chance to become a part of history! For the first time since 1958, a passenger train excursion from Grundy, VA to Devon, WV will pass through Pike County, Kentucky. This first-of-its-kind passenger rail excursion is schedule for April 12-13, 2014. The excursion is part of Norfolk Southern’s “21st Century Steam Program” and will be operated by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The train will depart from and return to downtown Grundy, Virginia. The excursion will travel into Pike County, Kentucky before arriving at Devon, West Virginia prior to its return to Grundy. A former Southern Railway 630 steam locomotive will power this special excursion train with diesel assistance. Continue reading “Historic Passenger Train Excursion April 12-13”