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Timetable & Train Order Clinic Next Weekend on Saturday January 9th

Are you interested in operations?  Below is a summary of the clinic for next week along with a bio of our presenter.  We hope to see you in Fredwricksburg.   Click here for location and times Timetable & Train Order Operation By Steve King This 3 ½ hour class will teach the basic timetable and train order operating rules used by prototype railroads to control the operation of trains into the 1960's.  The class will cover the key operating rules and then use those rules to simulate operation on a railroad.  Attendees will also copy a train order and prepare a clearance form.  Bring a pen or pencil, your thinking cap, and step back into the pre-CTC and pre-Track Warrant Control days of railroading. Bio:  Steve has been a model railroader for over 60 years.  He grew up in Dayton (OH) with the opportunity to operate on the many great railroads of the time.  He was an operator and train dispatcher for the B&O and CB&Q in the early 1960’s before venturing off into other tra