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Friday & Saturday, September 8th & 9th, 2017

Conway Scenic Railroad, Hazens to Conway, NH

Car limit: 30
Excursion fee: $315.00,including one overnight accommodation
EC(s):  Dan Peck & the NEREX team

NEREX is pleased to announce a 2 day overnight excursion in New Hampshire. On Friday we will set on at Hazens, NH. as we did last year. We will have a portapotty at the seton. From here we will proceed East on the former Maine Central Mountain Division. Our journey takes us through Crawford Notch, over the Willey Brook and Frankenstein trestles, down the mountain, through Bartlett, and Mountain Junction, to end of track in Redstone, where we turn and head back to Mountain Junction. From Mountain Junction we head South on the old Boston & Maine Conway Branch, through North Conway Depot and on to Conway, a distance of about seven mile. We turn at Conway and head North to our overnight tie down in North Conway.
Our tie down is behind our included Friday night accommodation at the Hampton Inn & Suites, situated next to the tracks, 2 or 3 miles South of North Conway depot. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the Hampton Inn. The hotel is hosting a wine and cheese reception for our group on the main floor upon arrival. Overnight security for the cars is being provided. Mileage for the day, will be about 63 miles.
On Saturday we depart the hotel for North Conway Depot where we will have a brief stop so everyone can take in what is to be seen at this historic location, also ground zero for Conway Scenic Railroad operations. From here we depart for our return trip up the mountain to Hazens in time for early afternoon setoff. Mileage for the day will be about 44 miles. For those of you thinking of staying through Sunday, you might want to consider Mount Washington Cog Railway on Sunday, or perhaps the Conway Scenic dinner train Saturday evening.
Even though it is early foliage season, we may see some evidence of the storied New England Fall foliage color.
Come ride with NEREX and have a fabulous time as we explore the Conway Scenic Railroad.
There will be a 30 car limit for this excursion. No hyrail trucks allowed, RR rules.

Contact: Dan Peck, along with the NEREX Team
Email: speederfan(5)comcast.net

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Sunday October 29th, 2017

Stourbridge Line Excursion (Sold out - no wait list)

Car limit: 30
Excursion fee: $60.00
EC(s): Rob Piligian & the NEREX team

The NEREX team is pleased to announce our excursion over The Stourbridge Line for Sunday, October 29th, 2017. We will travel approximately 48 miles on a round trip from Honesdale, PA to Lackawaxen, PA along the Lackawaxen River. Numerous twists and turns along the River plus a stop at the Roebling Bridge Park in Lackawaxen are a few of the highlights of this day. We may interface with a train on the return leg of our excursion. This excursion will be limited to 30 motorcars total and there will be no mentoring available. The coast for this excursion is $60.00.
This excursion is being conducted on the same weekend at the MAMA excursion on the D-L Railroad in Scranton, PA, which is approximately 32 miles from Honesdale. The DL excursion will operate on Saturday the 28lh and you would need to register directly with MAMA for that trip. Your registration with NEREX for The Stourbridge Line does NOT include the D-L excursion. Please click MAMA for more information.
Please come and enjoy the fall foliage of Northeastern Pennsylvania with NEREX team.

Contact: Rob Piligian
Email: robhp@verizon.net

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Saturday & Sunday-November 4th & 5th, 2017

The Snowflake Excursion is hosted by the Hobo & the New England Southern Railroads

Car limit: 30
Excursion fee: $365.00 (including Saturday eve accommodation at Lincoln)
EC(s): Gordan "Gordy" Wallick & the NEREX team

NEREX is pleased to again offer what had become an Area 1 tradition, the 12th annual "Snowflake " excursion. This "End of Season" last hurrah is a wonderful overnight excursion between Concord and Lincoln, NH. This excursion is hosted by two railroads in New Hampshire, the Hobo Railroad & the New England Southern Railroad. Total round trip mileage for the weekend is about 140 miles. Our trip takes us along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee and its tributary rivers, over what has been billed as New England's smallest drawbridge, which we have to operate as it is normally open this time of year, through mountains, fields, and golf courses. There are several other bridges and trestles to cross as well. We tie up in Lincoln on one leg of the Lincoln Wye, which is about 200 yards from a newly remodeled, and very well kept, four story Express Inn. We have established a block of rooms for our participants for Saturday evening, one room is included with each registration. Additional rooms are available, at a discounted fee, for those requiring more than one. They offer a nice, included, continental breakfast on Sunday morning. NEREX will also be hosting a catered dinner on Saturday evening, right at the Express Inn, catered by Hart's Turkey Farm, a very popular regional restaurant. Hart's will be serving their "All American Buffet", a terrific turkey, ham and roast beef spread with all the fixin's, and plenty of leftovers for sandwiches for Sunday. NEREX will provide everything needed for sandwiches. All part of this weekend package.
Seton and setoff location next to Interstate 93 in Concord, NH, is easy and convenient, and we typically get back to setoff around 2PM Sunday. Everyone is usually on their way home by 3PM. Scheduled dates are Saturday & Sunday, November 4th & 5th. There will be a 30 car limit for this excursion.
We call it the Snowflake because anytime after mid-October it could snow in northern New England. We will be watching the long range weather forecast starting 10 days out. These two railroads are mostly seasonal, which means, if it snows, the tracks won't be passable. We have been lucky for the last eleven years, but snow or rain with freezing temperatures could result in cancellation. As is NEREX policy, in the event of cancellation, full refunds will be issued to all paid participants. Dress warmly, as the brass monkeys will surely be covering up in Lincoln, NH on Sunday morning!!

Contact: Gordan "Gordy" Wallick, NEREX EC  
Cell: 978-375-4842
Email: HighGreen204@msn.com

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