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.

narptrnPassenger rail advocates are invited to the NARP Annual New England Meeting to be held on Saturday, April 6th, at the Clarion Hotel, which is right next to the Downeaster stop at the Portland Transportation Center. Registration is at 11:30, the meeting begins at noon and will conclude by 3:30.

TrainRiders/NE is co-hosting the event which will focus on New England rails issues. Among the guest speakers are Patricia Quinn, Executive Director of NNEPRA and Malcolm Kenton, Director of Outreach and Engagement for NARP.

There will be regional reports from each state, including comments from Christopher Parker, Executive Director of the Vermont Rail Action Network and Wayne Davis, Chairman of TrainRiders/NE.

 

Cost: $38 per person if post marked by April 1st, $40 afterwards - the price includes a hot buffet lunch. NARP members desiring hotel accommodations can take advantage of a special TrainRiders/NE rate of $79 plus 7% tax. Make your own reservations with the hotel by calling 207 774-5611.

Click here to print out the registration form.

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