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“The Black Hills Special” and Mid-Year Events at Denver, Colorado


Feb 15

May 17th – 24th, 2018

Planning for our 2018 mid-year events is underway.

These events include a special train (“The Black Hills Special”) covering 1,057 scenic miles in Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado. It will originate at Lincoln NE and travel to Denver CO through the Black Hills. Mike Margrave has prepared a detailed overview of the area thru which the train will travel. Taylor Johnson and Mike Margrave are working with Amtrak and BNSF Railway. The dates for the special train are Thursday May 17th thru Tuesday May 22nd. The consist will be limited to 11 cars by the track capacity at Denver Union Station. The latest version of the proposed operating plan is available here. As always, we remind you that our plans are subject to approval by all host railroads.

The members meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23rd, and the board of directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 24, both at Denver.

Please save the dates and make your plans to join us.