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Due to activities during Portola Railroad Days, the August Board meeting will be held on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 and NOT on Saturday August 9th, 2014.

 

 

 

 

Museum is open for the 2014 Season! 

 

Train Operations are running weekends now through September.

Volunteers needed for all positions.  Please inquire at info@wplives.org for more details.

 

32nd Annual Portola Railroad Days

August 8-10, 2014

Visit portolarailroaddays.com for more information.

 

2014 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar 

Stay advised of current events with the FRRS Blog

 

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January February March

Museum closed to the public

 

 

 

1-31 - Director Nominations open for 2014 elections nominations go to Nomination and Election Committee

 11 - Board Meeting - 1 PM  in Portola 

Museum closed to the public

Grounds Clean-up & Preparation for Opening Weekend

 

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM  in San Jose, CA at the History San Jose Hotel conference room, Kelly Park.      

28 - Train Sheet Deadline

 

Museum closed to the public

Grounds Clean-up & Preparation for Opening Weekend

 

1 - Election Withdrawal Deadline 

8 Winterail in Stockton

15  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola 

 

 

April May June

Museum closed to the public

Grounds Clean-up & Preparation for Opening Weekend

12 - Board Meeting - 4 PM         Portola 

12-13 - Crew Training/Rules Exam  9am-3pm

15 - Election Ballots mailed to membership 

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

26 - Museum opens to public            Volunteer Day

 

26-27 - Crew Training/Rules Exam  9am-3pm

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum open daily from 10 - 5

Trains operating weekends from 12-4

 

 

9 - Track Work weekend

 

10 - Board Meeting - 4 PM in Portola

Appoint Election Tellers

 

16 - Media Day

 

28 - Ballot Return Deadline 5 PM  

*No postmarks will be accepted.  All ballots MUST be on hand by 5pm.

Operating Season Opens 

RAL Engineers Meeting

 

Museum open daily from 10 - 5

Trains operating weekends from 12-4

 

 

6 - Track Work weekend

 

7 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

Members Bar-B-Que - 5:30 PM

Annual Membership Meeting - 7:30 PM

Election Results Announced

 

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

 

July August September

Museum open daily from 10 - 5

Trains operating weekends from 12-4

 

 

12 - Board Meeting in Portola, 4:00 pm       

Installation of new Directors to Board

 

TBD- Steam Dept. Work Session

 

 

Museum open daily from 10 - 5

Trains operating weekends from 12-4

 

 

9 - Board Meeting in Portola, 4:00 pm 

Appointment of new FRRS Committees & Officers

 

8-10 - Portola Railroad Days

 

15-17 - FRRS Convention - Fairfield, CA

*Details on venues and times to come

 

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum open daily from 10 - 5

Trains operating weekends from 12-4 until September 28th

 

1 - Labor Day

 

13 - Board Meeting Portola, 4:00 pm 

Review 2014 Events Calendar

 

 28 - Operating Season ends

 

 

October November December

Museum open Saturday & Sunday from 10 - 5  No Train Rides

 

 

2-4 - Fall Steam Dept. Work Session

 

11 - Board Meeting Portola, 4:00 pm       

2014 Budget Submission Deadline

 

26 - Museum Closes to Public

 

31- Train Sheet Deadline

 

 

 

MUSEUM CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

 

 

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Sacramento / Stockton, CA  - TBD       

2930 - Work Session Santa Train decorations and winterization of facility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSEUM CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

*Except for Santa Trains

 

6 - Santa Train - 5 PM 

13 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

Santa Train - 5 PM  

14 - Santa Train clean-up Work Party and Facility Closedown

31 -  Train Sheet Deadline

 

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