2021 Excursions

Friday - Sunday, August 13th - 15th, 2021
Delaware Ulster Railroad (New York)

The New Jersey Trackcar Excursions is pleased to announce a 3-day, approximately 118 mile excursion on the Delaware and Ulster Railroad. Please come and join New Jersey Trackcar Excursions on our first excursion on this great old railroad. We will set on at Arkville, NY on Friday approximately at 1:00 p.m.

We plan to operate around train traffic down to Roxbury and back during the day, and also run in the moonlight. What a beautiful run under the moonlight! Camping on site along the beautiful river by the RR is permitted.

This year we will be doing the familiar run , "up the mountain, down the mountain", and a night run. There will also be new trackage which the railroad has recently leased from Ulster County.
The event is sponsored by New Jersey Trackcar Excursions. The price of the trip is $80. Price includes railroad fees and camping area use and lunch on Saturday. There is a 30 car limit for this run. This is a NARCOA insured excursion, and all applicable NARCOA rules apply, as well as any others required by the railroad. Cars and paperwork will be checked / inspected, and those not up to standard may be refused permission to set-on. Safety meeting must be attended as well. This is a mentoring run, with prior permission from the EC. Well behaved children over 10 years old are permitted. As usual, NARCOA professionalism is expected and required on this run.

Equipment Restrictions/Requirements: safety vests, hard soled over ankle shoes. Radios are required. Cars must be able to be easily turned, and must be reliable. Hi-rails are permitted with the following restrictions: FRA and NARCOA compliant.

Come ride with New Jersey Trackcar Excursions and have a great time as we do this excursion!!


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Contact: Ken Ciparis
      Knascipa@verizon.net
      732-618-4286

Contact: David Sigafoose
      excursions@njtrackcars.org
      908-625-6282



Saturday, August 28th, 2021
Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad (Pennsylvania)

New Jersey Trackcar Excursions is pleased to announce a 1-day, approximately 127 mile run over the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad.

This excursion is being done in conjunction with a NARCOA excursion on Sunday, August 29, 2021, on the former Erie RR 48 mile RT ride from Honesdale to Lackawaxen and back on the Stourbridge line. Please contact the NARCOA excursion coordinator, Rob Piligian, robhp@verizon.net, 610-739-0099 directly for more information.

On Saturday we will have an early set-on in Scranton, (starting at 6:00AM), and the safety meeting will be at 06:45 am, as we must leave by 7:00 AM. Seton will also be available on Friday evening from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. We will head east on the D-L through beautiful countryside, along the river, through at least one tunnel, past many restored stations through places with names like Tobyhanna, Gouldsboro, Moscow as we head for the Delaware Water Gap. We will make a lunch stop at Stroudsburg, and have been told that the Stroudsburg Tower will be opened for us there as well. We will make our turn at Slateford Yards, and return again through the breathtaking Pennsylvania countryside traveling the route of the 'Phoebe Snow'. Truly a great day on the rails that awaits us!

The price of the excursion is $275. There is a 35 car limit and a non-mentoring run. As usual, this is a NARCOA insured excursion. All applicable NARCOA rules apply, as well as any others required by the railroad. Cars and paperwork will be checked/inspected, and those not up to standard may be refused permission to set-on. Safety meeting must be attended as well.

Equipment Restrictions/Requirements: safety vests, hard soled over ankle shoes; hi-rails and heavy cars are with permission only. Radios are strongly encouraged. Cars must be able to be easily turned, and must be reliable. You must be able to maintain 25 MPH on this run. We will be interfacing with train traffic, so breakdowns cannot be afforded. Well behaved children over 10 years old are welcome.



Click here to sign up by mail Click here to sign up online

Click here for seton directions

Contact: Ken Ciparis
      Knascipa@verizon.net
      732-618-4286

Contact: David Sigafoose
      excursions@njtrackcars.org
      908-625-6282