****You are invited to attend the ProRail Nebraska Membership Meeting****
When: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 9:00am to Noon (Coffee and rolls 8:30am)
Where: Fremont, NE - Nebraska Railroad Museum, 1835 North Somers Ave.
Directions: From Omaha go west on Maple, Dodge or Center to US 275, then north on US 275 to US 30 (23rd St.) in Fremont. Go west on 23rd St. to Somers Ave., then left on Somers and four blocks south to the Museum/Depot. From Lincoln go north on US 77 to Fremont, then west on US 30 (23rd St.) to Somers, and then turn left and proceed four blocks to the Museum/Depot.
* Opening and introductions - David Purdy, President
* Welcome to the Museum and FEVR - Dr. Rudy Daniels, President
* Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission - Laura Kliewer, Director
* What's New at N.A.R.P.? - Bob Stewart, Chairman, NARP
* Railroads and the Growth of the United States - Dr. Rudy Daniels, President FEVR
* Current Issues and Nebraska Rail News - Matt Roque, PRN Board Member
* Adjourn (about Noon)
Registration: Free! Advance registration appreciated so we will have enough refreshments.
To register or for more information call Clyde Anderson (402) 932-7225 (Omaha) email ClydeLAnderson@cox.net or Bob Kuzelka (402) 475-0221 (Lincoln) email email@example.com.
Attendees are invited to ride the Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroad (FEVR) excursion train to Nickerson and return. The train departs from the Museum and Depot at 1:30 p.m. Adult fares are $12 Open-Window Coach and $16 First Class (air conditioned). Tickets go on sale at Noon at the Depot. For more information go to the FEVR web site http://www.fremontrailroad.com/ .
Another option is to ride the Fremont Dinner Train ( http://www.dinnertrain.net/ ) which features excellent food and entertainment. Call 1-800-942-7245 for details and reservations.
Lunch is not available at the Museum, but a large selection of restaurants is available on US 30 (23rd St.). See http://www.fremontrailroad.com/visitorguide.htm for a long list to choose from. Or you can bring a picnic lunch and eat at Ronin Park next to the Museum.