Thursday, May 28, 2015
Learn how to run trains at the Assiniboine Valley Railway this weekend
Learn basic locomotive driving skills as a Trainee Engineer, operation protocols and switching duties as a Conductor/Brakeman. Cost: $5:00.
There will be four 2-hour Operating Sessions with 3 trains per session. You’ll start with a made-up train in the station, then head out into the 7 acres of AVR track to drop off & pick up cars according to your Card-Sort Orders.
Enjoy a hot dog lunch break from noon to 2, included with your registration. You'll also get to tour the AVR's engine house and machine shop.
All participants are eligible to win a 12-ride pass on the AVR (good for any open house / rail weekend) to be drawn at each session.
You must sign up for one of the four operating sessions, with 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice of session times.
Session times are as follows:
Only the first 24 registrants will be accepted.
To sign up for one of the sessions, please contact Len LaRue at: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your time. You can pay the registration at the AVR when you arrive. Please your name, phone number and your preferred session time.
For more information about the AVR and their Fun Run Day, please visit their website at: