North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society

Events Calendar

Meeting Schedule

Meetings for July and August 2017 will be held in the (air-conditioned) Rahway Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, Room 1A of the old Rahway Mall (running from 75 East Cherry Street to 90 Lewis Street). Room 1A is near the Lewis Street end of the mall, but one must climb a flight of stairs to enter from this end. Non-stair access is from the 75 East Cherry Street (Cherry Street Cafe) end of the mall. Parking is available in the city parking structure on Lewis Street or in the city lot on East Cherry Street, or one may use street parking on Main Street or Irving Street. Click here for a flyer with pictures of the Cherry Street and Lewis Street entrances. Click here for a Google map. Click here for a Satellite view.

  • August 15, 2017 - Bill McKelvey will be giving a program designed to bring relief from the summer heat. The subject of the program is a great steam rotary snow blower on an electric line in the Alps. Most appropriate for the present steamy hot weather...

  • September 19, 2017 - James Greller will be giving a program on the trolleys of Brooklyn.

  • October 17, 2017 - Phil Stevenson will present a program based on his recent travels in what was East Germany.

  • November 21, 2017 - Bill McKelvey will be giving a program. The topic is to be determined.

Work Sessions

Other Events - For more information click the link provided

  • October 15, 2017 - West Jersey Chapter has a Trolley Trip Scheduled in Philadelphia for Sunday October 15 - 6 hours - $40.00 - leaving Elmwood Depot at 9:00 AM. The flyer (click here) has details of the trip - equipment will be a SEPTA K-Car (Kawasaki). The trip includes photo stops where possible and schedule permits. See flyer for a reservation coupon.