Railroad Partners, Inc.

Texas affiliate of the North American Railcar Operators Association (NARCOA)

Railroad Partners, Inc.
Membership dues for calendar year 2017 are now payable.

Dues are:
$ 30.00 per individual
or
$ 50.00 per family.

All dues are potentially tax-deductible as a charitable donation.
If paid in 2016, they can be deducted on a tax return for 2016.


 


 
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or send a check to:

Railroad Partners, Inc.
Edward Michal, Treasurer
441 Blue Creek Dr.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620 
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Upcoming Motorcar Events in 2017

February 11-12, 2017 - TX 

Border Pacific (former Missouri Pacific)

Penitas to Rio Grande City --Each day round trip of approximately 60 miles departing from Penitas, TX and turning around in Rio Grande City, TX. Details here.  This scenic stretch of a former Missouri Pacific Branch track parallels the Rio Grande River within sight of Mexico.  Wildlife and migrating birds should be seen in abundance.  Mentoring on this run only with advance permission.  Hy-Rails welcome with advance permission.  Participants will travel from Penitas, TX, to Rio Grande City and return. $50 per motorcar, covers one or both days. EC Leland Stewart poppermaker@gmail.com 210-863-5397


February 18-19, 2017 - TX

Capitol Metro Transportation (former Southern Pacific)

Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approximately 54 miles RT. and/or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT. This will be a cleanup ride to clear flangeways and brush on this OOS line.  NARCOA insurance and rules apply to this run.  Additional RPI safety rules will also apply.  CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE. Mentoring with advance permission. Hyrails welcome with advance permission.  Do not set on until given permission by the EC.  Seton at 8:30am, safety meeting at 9:00.  Fee $30 annual membership to Railroad Partners, Inc.  (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397 


March 04-05, 2017 - TX

Capitol Metro Transportation (former Southern Pacific)

Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approximately 54 miles RT. and/or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT. This will be a cleanup ride to clear flangeways and brush on this OOS line.  NARCOA insurance and rules apply to this run.  Additional RPI safety rules will also apply.  CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE. Mentoring with advance permission. Hyrails welcome with advance permission.  Do not set on until given permission by the EC.  Seton at 8:30am, safety meeting at 9:00.  Fee $30 annual membership to Railroad Partners, Inc.  (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397 


March 11-12, 2017 - TX

Capitol Metro Transportation (former Southern Pacific)

Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approximately 54 miles RT. and/or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT. This will be a cleanup ride to clear flangeways and brush on this OOS line.  NARCOA insurance and rules apply to this run.  Additional RPI safety rules will also apply.  CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE. Mentoring with advance permission. Hyrails welcome with advance permission.  Do not set on until given permission by the EC.  Seton at 8:30am, safety meeting at 9:00.  Fee $30 annual membership to Railroad Partners, Inc.  (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397 


March 18-19, 2017 - TX

Capitol Metro Transportation (former Southern Pacific)

Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approximately 54 miles RT. and/or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT. This will be a cleanup ride to clear flangeways and brush on this OOS line.  NARCOA insurance and rules apply to this run.  Additional RPI safety rules will also apply.  CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE. Mentoring with advance permission. Hyrails welcome with advance permission.  Do not set on until given permission by the EC.  Seton at 8:30am, safety meeting at 9:00.  Fee $30 annual membership to Railroad Partners, Inc.  (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397 


March 25-26, 2017 - TX

Capitol Metro Transportation (former Southern Pacific)

Llano, TX to Scobee Spur, TX – Approximately 54 miles RT. and/or McDade, TX to near Giddings, TX – approx 23 miles RT. This will be a cleanup ride to clear flangeways and brush on this OOS line.  NARCOA insurance and rules apply to this run.  Additional RPI safety rules will also apply.  CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE. Mentoring with advance permission. Hyrails welcome with advance permission.  Do not set on until given permission by the EC.  Seton at 8:30am, safety meeting at 9:00.  Fee $30 annual membership to Railroad Partners, Inc.  (EC) Leland Stewart 210-863-5397 


TBD in 2017

Blacklands Railroad (former Cotton Belt)

Greenville to Winfield – Approximately 126 miles round trip.  Details here. CONTACT THE EC PRIOR TO THE RUN AS SETON TIMES AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE DUE TO RAILROAD ACTIVITY.  Run will travel through Commerce City, Sulphur Springs, Mt. Vernon, and Winfield.  Bathroom break at the depot in Sulphur Springs, turn around in Winfield, lunch in Mt. Vernon.  Hyrails and mentoring with advance permission. Fee: $80 for both days.  EC Myron Malone 214-882-8756  malonemg@geusnet.com,  EC Greg Michelin  817-247-1651  greg.michelin@gmail.com


 
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Railroad Partners, Inc.
Edward Michal, Treasurer
441 Blue Creek Dr.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620