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Member News allows the Museum to provide its' members with current and up to date information regarding any special events and/or programs, meeting and work schedules, work projects or any other type of information that would be important for members or those who may want to join the museum.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the South Carolina Railroad Museum, please click here for more information.


What's happening at SCRM?

- Schedule of Activities
- Meeting Information
- Train Crew Certification
- Museum Newsletters
- Projects



Schedule of Activities

April 2017 Saturday April 1
- Work Day
Saturday April 8
- Easter Bunny Trains
Saturday April 15
- Easter Bunny Trains
Saturday April 22
- Work Day
Saturday April 29
- Work Day
May 2017 Saturday May 6
- Nature Train at 10:30 AM Only
- Work Day
Saturday May 13
- BBQ Train at 6:30 PM
- Membership Meeting at 10:00 AM
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:30 AM
Saturday May 20
- Work Day
Saturday May 27
- 6th Annual Veteranís Salute Event
June 2017 Saturday June 3
- Operating Day
Saturday June 10
- Operating Day
- BBQ Train at 6:30 PM
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 AM
Saturday June 17
- Operating Day
Saturday June 24
- Operating Day
July 2017 Saturday July 1
- Operating Day
Saturday July 8
- Operating Day
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 1:00 PM
- Membership Meeting at 3:30 PM
Saturday July 15
- Operating Day
- BBQ Train at 6:30 PM
Saturday July 22
- Operating Day
Saturday July 29
- Operating Day
August 2017 Saturday August 5
- Operating Day
Saturday August 12
- Operating Day
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 AM
Saturday August 19
- Operating Day
- BBQ Train at 6:30 PM
Saturday August 26
- Operating Day
September 2017 Saturday September 2
- Work Day
Saturday September 9
- Work Day
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 AM
- Membership Meeting at 11:30 AM with BBQ Lunch
Saturday September 16
- Work Day
- BBQ Train at 6:30 PM
Saturday September 23
- Work Day
Saturday September 30
- Work Day
October 2017 Saturday October 7
- Work Day
Saturday October 14
- Work Day
- BBQ Train at 6:00 PM
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 AM
Saturday October 21
- Pumpkin Patch Express Train Rides
Saturday October 28
- Pumpkin Patch Express Train Rides
November 2017 Saturday November 4
- Work Day
Saturday November 11
- Work Day
- Membership Meeting at 10:00 AM
- Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:30 AM
Saturday November 18
- Work Day (Get ready for Santa Trains)
Saturday November 25
- Work Day (Get ready for Santa Trains)
December 2017 Saturday December 2
- Santa Trains
- Twlight Santa Train at 5:30 PM
Saturday December 9
- Santa Trains
- Twlight Santa Train at 5:30 PM
Saturday December 16
- Santa Trains
- Twlight Santa Train at 5:30 PM
Saturday December 23
- Work Day
Saturday December 30
- Work Day


Meeting Information

2017 SCRM Annual Membership Meeting

The SCRM Annual Membership Meeting will be at the Rion Office building at 10 AM on January 21, 2017.

Elections will be held for Board Members and a review of 2015 will be presented. All members and guests are welcome.


Board of Trustees Meetings

Board meetings are held at Rion Office building normally from 10am - until unless otherwise noted.
Museum members are allowed to attend and observe the meetings (please enter/exit quietly).
Please contact the Board Secretary at info@scrm.org for a copy of board meeting minutes.

Membership Meetings

Membership meetings are held at Rion Office building from 10am - until.



Train Crew Certification

All train operations at the Museum are under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Adminstration (FRA). As part of meeting the FRA requirments, all train crew members which are Engineers, Conductors and Brakemen must take annual training classes normally held in the spring of each year which consists of classroom time, closed book testing on the Museumís Book of Operating Rules and Timetable, and hands on training with review. During the year, random in the field testing is also done with all train crew members.

If you are intersted in becoming a part of the Museumís train crew, please contact Rodger Stroup, Superintendent of Railroad Operations.



Museum Newsletters

Click on the links below to view and/or print the Museum's Newsletters using Adobe PDF format.

2010
Volume 38 Issue 1 Winter 2010
Volume 38 Issue 2 Spring 2010
Volume 38 Issue 3 Summer 2010
Volume 38 Issue 4 Fall 2010

2011
Volume 39 Issue 1 Winter 2011
Volume 39 Issue 2 Spring 2011
Volume 39 Issue 3 Summer 2011
Volume 39 Issue 4 Fall 2011

2012
Volume 40 Issue 1 Winter 2012
Volume 40 Issue 2 Spring 2012
Volume 40 Issue 3 Summer 2012
Volume 40 Issue 4 Fall 2012

2013
Volume 41 Issue 1 Winter 2013
Volume 41 Issue 2 Spring 2013
Volume 41 Issue 3 Summer 2013
Volume 41 Issue 4 Fall 2013

2014
Volume 42 Issue 1 Winter 2014
Volume 42 Issue 2 Spring 2014
Volume 42 Issue 3 Summer 2014
Volume 42 Issue 4 Fall 2014

2015
Volume 43 Issue 1 Winter 2015
Volume 43 Issue 2 Spring 2015
Volume 43 Issue 3 Summer/Fall 2015

2016
Volume 44 Issue 1 Spring 2016

If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, it can be easily downloaded by clicking here on Download Adobe Acrobat.



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