We run many railroad related projects are dedicated the creation of the NJ State Transportation Museum. We run train trips, motor car meets and other railroad projects as a way of meeting that goal. We own operate 6 motor cars, including a one of a kind Lehigh New England Sheffield 40B and lease and maintain the NYS&W Hawthorne NJ station
. We have found that when a bunch of good people get together for a common cause they can do anything. Our history proves that!
We use this group as a member communications tool. Membership
in the VRA is only $20 plus we ask that you stay active to keep your membership up. Click on this e-mail link
for more information about joining the VRA. Find out why we say, being a member is "so close to railroading, only the paycheck is missing
Hawthorne station, Motorcars and Trips, Joseph K. Weber Memorial Fund, Easter Santa trains, The Digest, Website/Blog, United Railroad Historical Society
of NJ Membership. Many of of these don't require you to be trackside (or at the station) for most, some or all of the tasks!
We have a DIGEST Newsletter
, a Facebook
page, a NEWS blog
, a Santa Claus Train Ride
page, a Easter Bunny Train Ride
page and the Joseph K. Weber Memorial Library
too!Volunteer Railroaders Association Inc.
, 80 Royal Ave, Hawthorne, NJ 07506 973-238-0555