DCNRHS has operated a successful rail travel program since 1951. All trips are escorted by experienced DCNRHS members.
Recent trips have visited Union Station, Metro's facilities in Washington, D.C., historical railroad sites in Alexandria, Virginia, Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Dispatching Facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Amtrak's Bear, Delaware Car Repair Shops, Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania, a Trolley Tour of Philadelphia, and Conrail's Shops in Juniata, Pennsylvania. These types of trips range from one-half day jaunts to weekend motor coach adventures.
The Chapter's 1923 Pullman Car, the DOVER HARBOR, figures prominently in another facet of the trips and tours offered. These trips include one day runs to New York City and Williamsburg, Virginia as well as weekend package tours to destinations such as Boston, Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia. Other longer trips include Denver, Chicago, New Orleans, and just about anywhere in the Amtrak system.
These trips, tours, events, and excursions are open to the public. To receive notices for them as they are announced, please sign up on our mailing list.