Ride The Rails On 2022 Rambles

Ride the rails with the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on this year’s Rambles to four destinations of railroading, historical, scenic and cultural interest.

READING & BERKS COUNTY RAMBLE: Saturday, June 18, 2022. Enjoy a day of riding the rails and viewing vintage railroad equipment on the Reading & Berks County Ramble. Highlights include a private, chartered train ride on the Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad, a private, chartered train ride on the Allentown & Auburn Railroad and a tour of the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum.

Also included are roundtrip, chartered motorcoach transportation from Lancaster or Harrisburg, a box lunch, all taxes and gratuities for included features and a travel escort.  Rates are $199.00 per person for Friends members and $209.00 per person for non-members.  Travelers must register before April 15, 2022.  Learn more and register.TRAINS & THE HORSESHOE CURVE RAMBLE: Sunday, August 21, 2022. Spend a day on the Trains & The Horseshoe Curve Ramble learning the fascinating stories of railroad workers, viewing an awe-inspiring engineering landmark and taking a roundtrip excursion behind an historic steam locomotive. Highlights include a tour of the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum, a visit to the nearby Horseshoe Curve and a train ride on the Everett Railroad.

Also included are a buffet lunch at the U. S. Hotel, roundtrip, chartered motorcoach transportation from Lancaster or Harrisburg, all taxes and gratuities for included features and a travel escort.  Rates are $219.00 per person for Friends members and $229.00 per person for non-members.  Travelers must register before June 17, 2022.  Learn more and register.

COLORADO ROCKIES RAMBLE: Tuesday, September 13 through Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Experience a Rocky Mountain high on the Colorado Rockies Ramble. Highlights include train rides on the scenic Pikes Peak Cog Railway, vista dome service on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, the spectacular Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad and the stunning Durango & Silverton Railroad, and visits to the Colorado Model Railroad Museum, the Garden of the Gods, the Colorado Railroad Museum, Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park..

Also included are roundtrip airfare between the designated airports, baggage handling, applicable taxes and gratuities on included features, seven nights hotel accommodations, seven breakfasts, three lunches and five dinners, chartered motorcoach transportation and a travel escort. Rates begin at $5,899.00 per person double occupancy.  Travelers must register before July 1, 2022.  Learn more and register.

Ask about an optional two-day Ramble extension, featuring a ride aboard the fabulous Rocky Mountaineer luxury train through the extraordinary landscapes of rugged canyons, deserts and the amazing mountain views between Moab, Utah and Denver, Colorado.  This experience features glass-dome coaches and all-daylight train travel with the highest quality available SilverLeafPlus service.

BLUE RIDGE RAMBLE: Wednesday, October 5 through Saturday, October 8, 2022. It’s almost heaven on the Blue Ridge Ramble as you travel through the scenic mountains of Maryland and West Virginia. Highlights include train rides on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, the Cass Scenic Railroad, the Durbin Rocket andthe New Tygart Flyer, visits to the Green Bank Radio Astronomy Observatory and the West Virginia Railroad Museum, dining experiences at the Victorian-era Graceland and Halliehurst mansions and a dinner presentation one evening by “Dining By Rail” author Jim Porterfield.

Also included are three nights hotel accommodations, three breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners, applicable taxes and gratuities on included features, chartered motorcoach transportation and a travel escort. Rates begin at $1,469.00 per person double occupancy.  Travelers must register before August 19, 2022.  Learn more and register..