1st Century Steam Excursion to be Held in Partnership with Norfolk Southern

1st Century Steam Excursion to be Held in Partnership With Norfolk Southern

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, together in partnership with Norfolk Southern Corporation, are set to host the 21st Century Steam excursion trips based in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The event, which will happen in the Spring of 2013 will cover seven different routes covering Bristol, Va., Radford Va., Bulls Gap, Tenn., Roanoke, Va. aswell as Spencer, N.C., Barber N.C., Asheville N.C., Old Fort N.C., Rocky River Ohio, Bellevue Ohio, Lewistown, Pa., and Horseshow Curve, Pa.

The event, which is a partnersip between Norfolk Southern and TVRM to run steam-powered excursions throughout the past allows people to hark back to the past and runs throughout the territory that Norfolk Southern itself serves.

With Norfolk Southern established as one of the USAs elite transport companies, covering 22 states in total, passengers can be sure that they are in the best hands to land the most authentic experience.

The routes will be hosted by two steam locomotives, the SOU 630 and NKP 765 to offer the best experience to passengers.

The NKP 765 was saved by The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society after it was left to rust in a city park. After a full and successful restoration, the engine ran once again on September 1st 1979 and has since operated on over twelve railroads all over the USA carrying more than 250,000 passengers and covering 50,000 miles.

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