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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby MBTA3247 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:54 pm

The Boston Chapter NRHS is considering reviving its Collectors' Night event, a smaller event held at its usual meeting place that alternated years with the Trolley Meet.
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby wicked » Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:52 am

That stinks, I'd hoped to go to a meet one of these years. Was an associate member of the BSRA when I was a kid and I loved the entertainment portions of the program, but my schedule nowadays doesn't allow for it.
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby Gerry6309 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:06 pm

I am saddened by this decision, but times are changing, and the number of people interested in this area is declining, partly because the Transit Systems have so little interest in their own history. If fans and providers work together maybe interest will increase.
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby MBTA3247 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:53 pm

Collector's Night will take place on Friday, May 9 at the Union Church in Waban (the usual meeting place of both the Boston Chapter NRHS and the MBRRE) from 6:30 to 9:30 or so.
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby diburning » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:59 pm

What is Collector's Night?
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby MBTA3247 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:55 am

Collector's Night is a much smaller show that historically alternated years with the Trolley Meet, taking place at the Boston Chapter's usual meeting place. It's not limited to traction stuff, either.
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Re: Boston Trolley Meet Update

Postby MBTA3247 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:09 pm

Here's the flyer for Collector's Night:

NRHS May 9 Collectors' Night.jpg
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