Quick Note: Train Host Program

signalTrainRiders/NE Train Hosts serve as goodwill ambassadors onboard the Downeaster to assist passengers with information; assist train crews in duties as requested by them; and promote rail safety.

As a volunteer, you'll travel between Maine and Boston conversing with passengers along the way.

Click on "Host Program" in the above menu for more information.

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Massachusetts - DC Delegation

 Massachusetts U.S. Officials                           

Sen. John Kerry (D)                 202 224-2742           
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
(R)      202 224-4543

Click here for Massachusetts House Members

The office of Governor Deval Patrick (D) 888 870-7770

    Boston & Maine Books for the Holidays

    We have a limited number of B&M books by Robert Willoughby Jones. These classics are offered to members at 50% off. Check them out at: http://trainridersne.org

    TrainRiders/NE on Twitter

    We continue to expand our reach on the Internet.

    TrainRiders/NE is now on Twitter where you'll find reminders of stories on our website and small tid-bits that aren't full-blown articles.

    The Twitter bird on the right floats along the right-hand side of our website. Click on it and it will take you directly to our Twitter page.

    Amtrak Downeaster Videos

    {jcomments on}The Downeaster is one of America's premiere passenger rail services. The Downeaster is known as "America's Favorite Train" with good reason.

    Below are six videos currently residing on the Amtrak Downeaster site shot by TRNE Board member William Lord:

    Take the Downeaster to Portland, Maine Take the Downeaster to Old Orchard Beach

    Take the Downeaster to our southern
    beaches - Wells, Ogunquit & York
    Commuting on the Downeaster
               The Downeaster in the Winter

    Why do people ride the Downeaster? The answers are within the video below.


    Books Maine Page

    We are required by Maine state law to charge a 5% sales tax on those receiving the books in Maine. Go ahead and order you books, the tax will be displayed as you navigate through the payment process.

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