Monthly and Annual
On April 20, join us on a rare-mileage RDC excursion to Mount Carmel, PA, the northwestern extent of Reading & Northern's system. The 104 mile trip will board at Port Clinton at 9:00 am and run via Tamaqua to East Mahanoy Junction. It will then head on the Mahanoy & Shamokin Branch through Mahanoy City, Ashland, and Mount Carmel to the end of the system at NORA, R&N's meeting point with the Shamokin Valley Railroad. The trip will traverse the Tamaqua and Buck Mountain Tunnels and include numerous photo stops. Return to Port Clinton is estimated for 6:00 pm. The fare is $119 per person, which includes a hoagie sandwich lunch. Planned capacity is 200 seats. Tickets will be distributed to buyers at Port Clinton prior to train departure.
February 2024 Members Meeting
The next RHLV monthly meeting will be 7:00pm February 17 at our usual location - Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, Allentown, 18104. The church is at the corner of Walbert Avenue and Springhouse, One can exit off Route 22, go about a half mile north to Walbert, then turn left on Walbert and go about a quarter mile to the church.
Weather Policy: If a winter storm watch or warning has been issued for the Allentown area for the time of the meeting, the meeting is automatically cancelled.
2023 Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show and Expo
Another highlight of the year is our sponsorship of the Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo, featuring vendors of railroad memorabilia, photographs, and model railroad items (Doug Peters photo). The 2023 event will be held Sunday, October 8 at the Charles Chrin Community Center in Palmer. Please click on the following link for the attendee and dealer flyers used: Chrin Flyer