On January 5th we are planning another FireUp 611 event! Ten people will observe crew as they fire up the Queen of Steam. Breakfast will be provided! $100 per person. Closed toe shoes and long pants required.
Click HERE to purchase your FIRE UP 611 ticket(s) now!
The Norfolk & Western Class J 611 is on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. 611 is expected to return to the NCTM after the first of the year. Where is 611?
The fundraising continues! Now our emphasis shifts to keeping 611 operational and protected for future generations. We anticipate beginning construction soon on her new home. Learn more and donate here...
IN ROANOKE, the Norfolk & Western Railway designed and built America's most advanced steam locomotives.
Enjoy the best of N&W steam, together for the first time in 50 years: N&W Class A 1218, Class J 611, and Class Y6a 2156 (on loan from the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis).
In our Rail Yard, explore historic steam and diesel engines, cabooses, and other rail equipment as modern trains rumble past. Inside the Museum, enjoy model trains and hands-on exhibits, stroll among our antique automobiles, and explore our truck, bus, and aviation exhibits!