This Weekend - Guest Operator Program, Shore Line Trolley Museum
Ever wanted to operate a trolley or subway car? The Guest Operator program at the Shore Line Trolley Museum will give you that oppportunity. "You'll be given an overview of operating principles by one of our instructors. Then it will be your turn to take the handles and operate solo! Don't worry, you won't have any regular passengers, just you, your instructor, and your invited guests." Fees start at $50, with discounts for existing members. There's still spaces open for this Saturday and Sunday (August 18th/19th). Future dates of the program are September 15th and 16th.
Also coming up is the 12th Annual Mass Transit Modeler's Convention, being held on Saturday, October 20, 2012, 9:30am to 5:00pm, at the Rutgers University Gym, 130 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Admission: $20. The Convention features model displays and vendors with a focus on mass transit- subways, streetcars, buses, etc.