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AORTA 2018 Annual Membership Meeting

Date/Time:

2018 Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm

Location:

   

Ram Restaurant & Brewery
515 12th St. SE
Salem, OR
Located directly across the street from the Salem Amtrak station.

 

Details:

Annual Membership Meeting of AORTA ..
No advance registration required, but to assure a seat please RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  A simple email naming attendee(s) will do.
Lunch can be ordered off the menu.
Meeting is timed to allow easy arrival/departure by Amtrak.

Holiday Express Steam Trains 2018

Date/Time:

November 23 - December 16, 2018

Location:

   

Boarding at Oaks Park
7806 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, OR 97202

Details:

Join Santa Claus and his elves for a magical ride behind Portland’s famous steam locomotives. Vintage rail cars transport you through wilderness in the heart of the city. Roundtrip rides run from Oaks Park Station through Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge to the Springwater Trail gateway on the Oregon Pacific Railroad.
Full information at the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation website.

Oregon Passenger Rail Plan Public Meetings

Date/Time:

Nov 28-29; Dec 4, 5, and 6, 2018
Various Locations

Location:

   

Details at:  http://www.oregonpassengerrail.org/events

Details:

The project has reached an important milestone with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The DEIS describes why the project is being proposed and the project alternatives. It examines the potential social, economic and environmental impacts of those alternatives.

All Aboard Washington Annual Meeting

Date/Time:

December 8, 2018 (Saturday)
11:30 am to 4 pm (approx.)

Location:

   

River’s Edge restaurant at 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive, about four miles west of Centennial Station in the city of Tumwater, WA.
Car shuttles will be provided from the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station.

Details:

RSVP by Dec. 4 to ensure you will have a lunch. Lunch cost will be payable at the event.

Car shuttles will be provided from the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station. Contact Lloyd Flem at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for your required RSVP, if you need transportation from the station or you have other questions.

Eastern Oregon Passenger Rail Summit

Date/Time:

March 16, 2019 (Saturday)

Location:

   

Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR

Details:

Explore the vision of passenger rail serving Eastern Oregon.