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2021 New England Rail Passengers’ Annual Membership Meeting

Date

Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:00 AM Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:30 PM

Location

New London Holiday Inn 35 Governor Winthrop Blvd New London CT 06320

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Please note that if you registered for the postponed meeting for March 2020, that registration is good for this event and you need not register again.


2021 New England Rail Passengers’ Annual Membership Meeting

Saturday, June 19, 2021

New London Holiday Inn
35 Governor Winthrop Blvd
New London, Connecticut

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  1. A representative from CDOT to talk about the progress of passenger rail projects in that state has been invited.
  2. “Lessons from the Montrealer, Vermonter and Ethan Allen” by Carl Fowler
  3. Reports on Transit and Rail in the Northeast from Council Members
  4. Passenger Rail from a National Perspective including Amtrak Initiatives, Federal Funding & Surface Transportation Program Reauthorization,

Registration will begin at 11:00 AM with the program beginning around 11:30 AM. The meal will be served at 12:00 Noon. It is a hot buffet with choice of entrees, sides, coffee & tea plus dessert. The official program will conclude by 3:30 P.M. This meeting is open to all interested parties.

The restaurant is located one block from the New London Train Station. From Boston: Northeast Regional 161 departs Boston South Station at 9:40 AM and arrives at New London at 11:13 A.M. From New York City: Northeast Regional Train 150 arrives at New London at 9:31 AM (For further directions see below).

There is free parking at the Hotel.

Registration Levels:

Early/Online Regular Attendee Registration (Per Person): $36.00 if paid in full by June 12, 2021

Late/In-Person Attendee Registration (Per Person): $40.00 if paid after June 12, 2021 (on site)

TO REGISTER YOU MUST PAY ON LINE. The site will take both Credit Card Payments and E-Checks.

Please note because of the current virus, the National Office is unstaffed and therefore we can not accept payments mailed to the office. However if you are paying full price at the door, we will accept cash in addition to checks.


For further information contact Steve Musen at [email protected]


Walking/Driving Directions:

From New London Station:

Go out the door of the Station away from the tracks (west), Go straight up State Street. Turn right onto Eugene O’Neill Drive. Turn left at Governor Winthrop Boulevard. The Holiday Inn is approximately 300 ft. on your right.

From Boston and Rhode Island:

Take I-95 southbound to exit 84 S-N-E. Merge CT 32 south. Continue on Eugene O’Neill Drive south. Turn Right on Governor Winthrop Boulevard. Hotel is on your right. Free Parking. Use the banquet door in rear of hotel.

From New York and Western Connecticut:

Take I-95 northbound to exit 83 towards downtown New London. Merge South Frontage Road. Continue on Huntington Street south. Left on Federal Street and go two blocks. Rear entrance to Hotel on your right. If not familiar with the city, follow Federal Street as it becomes Union until reaching Gov. Winthrop Blvd, turn right. Hotel on your right. Free Parking. Use the banquet door in rear of hotel.

From Worcester and Central Massachusetts:

Take I-395 South to exit 5. This puts you onto CT 32 south. Continue on Eugene O’Neill Drive south. Turn Right on Governor Winthrop Boulevard. Hotel is on your right. Free Parking. Use the banquet door in rear of hotel.