Dates & Trip Destinations - All plans are tentative
Saturday, January 30 - SPRINGFIELD TRAIN SHOW
A return visit to the spectacular Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show in Massachusetts.
Quick breakfast on the road, lunch at the show and dinner at Outback in North Haven. Early pick-up on
8th avenue- 41st Street and Pelham Bay, The Bronx. Return at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 2 - QUEENS, NASSAU & BRONX LOCAL
NYCTA’s Jamaica garage, MTA Bus JFK depot, NICE at Garden City, Babylon’s LIRR station with Suffolk and NICE buses, The Bronx’s NYCTA Gun Hill depot and Pelham Bay NYCTA and Bee Line pulse.
Lunch at Roosevelt Field food court. Return at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 4 - CONNECTICUT’S NEW BUSWAY
Hartford - Connecticut Transit’s Leibert Road depot, the new Hartford-New Britain busway, Norwalk “Wheels” pulse, Stamford CTTransit garage. Second stop at Pelham Bay. Return at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 9 - YONKERS, KINGSTON & FLORIDA (all in one day!)
Yonkers - Liberty Lines/Bee Line garage, Valley Cottage - Transport of Rockland facility, lunch at Kingston’s Strand (Trolley Museum of New York), Catskill Mountain Railway ride, Florida NY -
spectacular antique/vintage buses operated by our friends at the Classic Bus Owners’ Association.
Dinner at the Bright Star Diner in Central Valley. Return at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 20 to Wednesday, August 24 - MONTREAL AND QUEBEC CITY
This is the annual five-day extravaganza! Our venue is the familiar and convenient Royal Versailles Hotel on Sherbrooke Street East, located atop the Radisson Green Line Metro station, in eastern Montreal.
•Saturday - Lunch at the Holyoke MA Ingleside Mall, Amherst MA-U-Mass facility,
•Burlington VT transit garage and dinner, hotel check-in.
•Sunday - Montreal STM Cremazie bus and rail facility, Bellechasse bus depot, Laval STL garage, ride on FHTCQ/STM Heritage buses, Longueuil STL garage or pulse.
•Monday - Long trip day to Joliette, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec City and Levis bus facilities.
•Tuesday - ‘On Your Own’ Day - Your opportunity to ride the unique Montreal Metro, sightsee in fabulous Montreal, ride an ATM diesel or electric commuter train (there is a new line to Mascouche), and enjoy yourself! Always travel with friends!
•Wednesday - On our return, the following: lunch in Plattsburgh NY, Glens Falls NY pulse, a CDTA garage in Albany, dinner at the Latham diner, with an expected 9:30 return to New York City.
For entry into Canada and for return to the United States, be sure to have one of the following:
(1) a current US or foreign passport, or (2) a US passport card, or (3) a NY State-enhanced
(with passport info) drivers license. There can be no exceptions!!! Plan ahead.
Saturday, October 1 - STATEN ISLAND AND NEW JERSEY
Staten Island - NYCTA Castleton and Eltingville facilities, lunch at Elizabeth’s Jersey Gardens mall,
New Jersey Transit’s Wayne depot and Lakeland Bus in Dover. Return to New York at 5:30 p.m
Plans are subject to change. Join us and bring friends! Inquiries and membership sign-up may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you on the bus!