Central New England Railway Spring Tour 2016

This is a heads up for those planning to join us for the 2016 segment of annual bus tour along various portions of the former Central New
England Railway.

See a WebSite on this trip.

Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie
Waryas Park in

Our trip will take place on Sunday April 3 starting at Waryas Park in
Poughkeepsie.  There is a parking lot on Water street just across from
the Metro North parking garage. within sight of the Hudson River and the Bridge. The buses cost less on Sunday and traffic is less at
least in the morning. It seems like the weather is better the first
weeks of April than March and that is another factor. Please notify your friends so that everyone who wants to go has a chance. The price will be $55 per person again.
This years trip will include the former railroad bridge ( now a Walkway) Poughkeepsie, The line from Highland to Maybrook and Campbell Hall. One of the stops will be the  restored Hopewell Junction and Museum. and  the newly built replica of the New Haven Switch ss 196.  Then return to Poughkeepsie. As usual lunch will be
provided. We have planned this trip to reach as many of the remaining historical spots as our intrepid scouts could locate. In many cases we have had to rely on photographs, new and old, to fill in
parts of the puzzle. We hope that you will gain a better understanding of the part that the railroads played in the history and development of York. As usual, everybody will get a copy of the 2016 CNE Tour guide We have a lot of ground to cover so we will have coffee and buses will roll at 9:00. Try to get there by 8:30 or earlier.

The cost of this year’s tour will be $55.00 per person and payment
should be made out to:
Joseph Mato CNE 2016
Joe Mato
62 Wood RD CNE 2016
Redding, CT 06896
(home): 203 938-9992     e-mail: joemato@sbcglobal.net
Be sure to include your E-Mail address so we can contact you if we need to. If you don’t have E-Mail then include your phone number.
Any money that is left after expenses will be used as “seed money” for
next years trip.
As we did last year, we have two buses with 47 seats each. In past years we sold all seats and had a waiting list so don’t wait too long to send in your reservation. Please note that any request for refunds must be received thirty (30) or more days in advance of the tour date. If you can find a replacement to take your bus seat, that’s OK just let us know who it is. We have to know who to let onto the bus when the tour starts. If you can’t find a replacement then we may have somebody on the waiting list to suggest but we can’t refund money that has already been spent on tour expenses.
Bernie Rudberg
7 Marion Ave.
Wappingers Falls, NY    Phone 845 221-9330
12590-6017       E-Mail Brudberg@optonline.net

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