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Nutmeg Rails, 2017 Members Meeting, Stamford, Connecticut

The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society 2017 Convention will be held in Stamford, Connecticut June 1 to June 4, 2017.

The tentative schedule is:

Thursday, June 1: Registration and Opening Reception, R&LHS Board Meeting.

Friday, June 2: Our tentative plans include a trip to New York City and a tour of Grand Central Terminal. In the evening we will have our annual meeting and banquet.

Saturday, June 3: Trip to Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford. Visit the Valley Railroad, Essex, Connecticut. Ride the steam train, tour of steam locomotive shops, and dinner on The Valley Railroad dinner train. Possible visit to Danbury Railway Museum.

Sunday, June 4: Farewell Breakfast.

The headquarters hotel is the Stamford Marriott, 243 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut. We have arranged for a room rate of $95 for either a single or double room.

To make room reservations:

Call the hotel directly at 203-357-9555 or Marriott at 888-236-2427. Mention Railway & Locomotive Historical Society to get our special rate.

Make reservations online at www.stamfordmarriott.com. After entering dates enter the following in “Group Code” to get our special rate: RALRALA for King Room, RALRALB for Double Room. Do not try to make reservations at the central Marriott website. The link only works from the hotel’s own website.

Stamford is a stop for Amtrak and Metro-North. Shuttle service is available from the station to the hotel.

We look forward to seeing you in Connecticut.


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