611 News

Strasburg Rail Road Company and the Virginia Museum of Transportation expand opportunities to enjoy the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 and the Norfolk & Western Class M #475

Additional days were added after unprecedented ticket sales. The once-in-a-never opportunities allow Norfolk & Western steam fans to experience the locomotives as passengers, engineers, firemen, and photographers.

Tickets at strasburgrailroad.com

611 Society Members enjoy advance ticket purchasing.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on FRIDAY, MARCH 29 at 2 pm 

After record-breaking ticket sales, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc., (Roanoke, VA) and the Strasburg Rail Road Company (Strasburg, PA) announces more opportunities to experience the iconic Norfolk & Western Class J 611 and the Norfolk & Western Class M #475 steam locomotives up close as passengers, engineers, firemen, and photographers.

The expanded opportunities include:

Friday, September 27: Ride behind the 611, Behind-the-Scenes tours, Cab Tours, and the Whistle Blows

Monday, September 30: Ride behind the 611, Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Cab Tours, and the Whistle Blows

Friday, October 4: Ride behind the 611, Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Cab Tours, and Whistle Blows

Monday, October 7: Railfan Photography Extravaganza (morning and afternoon sessions available)

Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27: At the Throttle of Norfolk & Western Steam (engineer, fireman, or sit in the jump seat.)

Tickets at strasburgrailroad.com

Members of Virginia Museum of Transportation’s (VMT) 611 Society enjoy advance ticket purchasing. The general public can purchase tickets beginning at 2 pm on Friday, March 29.