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Reading Railroad Days 2016


The Museum will again host Reading Railroad Days this weekend.  Special activities for the entire family will focus on the Reading Railroad, one of the most important historical transportation systems in eastern Pennsylvania.

July 3 - July 10.

Reading Switcher
Reading Railroad, 0-6-0T, Class B4a, built Reading Shops, Sept., 1918.


See the program flyer.

Reading Layout  Reading Car.

Exhibits typically include an enormous and detailed HO scale model railroad depicting operations on the Reading Railroad, displayed by the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society. Museum visitors can view the famous and familiar Reading Company trains of history speed through scale model villages and countryside.


Reading Turntable
Special interpretive tours of some of the Railroad Museum's collection of Reading Company equipment will be held.

The Railroad Museum's popular and challenging Stewart Junction railway education center will offer hands-on activities for railroaders of all ages during Reading Railroad Days.

Reading Lines LogoAlso, an impressive array of railroading books, videos, collectibles and gifts will be available in the Whistle Stop Shop museum store. Reading Railroad Days activities are included in the regular Railroad Museum admission price.

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