Steam Excursions for NKP 765
& Southern No. 630 Announced
The 2012 steam excursions schedule for Norfolk Southern employees this spring and summer has been tentatively announced. There will also be several events where the locomotives will be on display for rail fans along with several opportunities to see both steam locomotives in action.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s Southern Railway 2-8-0, No. 630, and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society’s Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4, No. 765, will be pulling the steam excursions on weekends during the months of June, July, August, and September.
Tentative schedules for Southern No.630 and NKP 765 2012 steam excursions.
Southern No. 630
June 2-3: Inman Yard (Atlanta) to Austell, Ga.
June 9-10: Salisbury to Barber, N.C.
June 30-July 1: Roanoke to Walton, Va.
July 14-15: Knoxville to Coster (North Knoxville)
Sept. 15-16: Irondale Yard (Birmingham) to 14th Street in downtown Birmingham.
Nickel Plate Road No. 765
July 21-22: Bellevue to Colsan (Bucyrus), Ohio
July 28-29: Homestead Yard to Airline Yard in Toledo, Ohio
Aug. 4-5: Williamson to Naugatuck, W.Va.
Aug. 11-12: Conway Yard, Conway, Pa. to CP Wood (Homewood, Pa.)
Aug. 18-19: Enola Yard (Harrisburg, Pa.) to CP Capital, a junction in Harrisburg