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Visitor Information--Potomac Chapter NRHS

Visitor Information

Potomac Chapter NRHS

You will find the Washington-Baltimore area has a lot to offer the visiting railfan. Baltimore lays claim to being the birthplace of American railroading. Washington has always served as the gateway between North and South. Whether you have a few hours or a few days, you should find something of interest in our area. Listed below are some of the highlights. Many are accessible via public transportation.

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Rockville station Historic Stations

The crown jewel of our area:

Along the CSX (former B&O) mainline west of Washington:

Between Baltimore and Washington:

Baltimore stations:

Along the B&O "Old Main":

South of Washington:

Train watching

Please be aware that all local jurisdictions have strict laws against trespassing. For you own safety, please stay off railroad property.

Train riding

The area's public transportation authorities provide ample opportunity for riding the rails.

A local short line offers another opportunity:


If you have questions or suggestions, please e-mail our Webmaster: Bill Holdsworth,mailto:w.holdsworth AT att DOT net

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