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Burlington, VT


Over 50 years of good will and friendship, 1964-2017!  Meetings held 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, the 2nd Wednesday of each month, September through June. Chapter picnic is in August, no meetings July and August.  Guests welcomed.  

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CVC News
Durango and Silverton running steam again.
Train operations were suspended due to an extensive fire north of Durango. After the fires were contained, rain caused mudslides that blocked the line. Things have been cleared up and the steam trains are running again. Check out video in CVC Tube.
    - Submitted: Saturday, July 28th [more ...]

New Portageville Bridge Opens for Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern begins running trains over new Portageville Bridge, expanding economic opportuni
    - Submitted: Sunday, December 17th [more ...]

2018 Winooski Train Show
Dec 1, 2018 at the Winooski Educational Center from 10:00 to 3:00
    - Submitted: Tuesday, September 26th [more ...]

Commuter Rail May Be Coming Back to Vermont
David Blittersdorf has put millions of dollars into a plan to bring commuter train service back to Vermont, and the new service could begin as early as next year.
    - Submitted: Wednesday, July 19th [more ...]

Live Webcams- A new section on the website.
Links to a number of live webcams have been added to the website for your viewing. Check out the "Railroad Webcams" section on the bar to the left.
    - Submitted: Tuesday, June 27th [more ...]

CVC May auction nets over $1500
The annual Champlain Valley Chapter auction took in over $1500, due to the generous donation of items brought in by our members. An extremely large collection of books was donated by the Carol Merrill family, and our gratitude goes out to them.
    - Submitted: Wednesday, May 24th [more ...]

Amtrak, light-rail cuts in Trump's first budget
Amtrak and mass transit face severe budget cuts under President Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 budget. And a grant program that has provided funds for rail projects is on the verge of elimination.
    - Submitted: Monday, March 20th [more ...]

Amtrak taps former freight railroad head to be new CEO
WASHINGTON (AP) The former head of the Norfolk Southern freight railroad, Charles "Wick" Moorman, has been tapped to be president and CEO of Amtrak, the nation's passenger railroad, Amtrak officials said Friday.
    - Submitted: Tuesday, September 20th [more ...]

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Upcoming Events
October, 2018
Sun 28th, Valley Steam Extravaganza
November, 2018
Sat 3rd, Great New York State Model Train Fair
Tue 13th, Champlain Valley Chapter- Monthly Membership Meeting
Sat 17th, Vermont Rails Model Railroad Show
December, 2018
Sat 1st, Winooski Train Show
Wed 12th, Champlain Valley Chapter- Monthly Membership Meeting
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