The Norfolk & Western Class J 611 will travel extensively this spring and summer. 611 is away and will return for the month of May. Where is 611?

May 7 and 8: Museum is open 9am to 5 pm.

Tickets are now on sale for 611's 2016 excursions! For ticket sales and information...

May 7 & 8, 2016 - The Powhatan Arrow, Roanoke to Lynchburg, VA and return, more...
May 7 & 8, 2016 - The Pelican, Roanoke to Walton (Radford), VA and return, expected schedule for May 7 & 8 .| more...
June 4 & 5, 2016 - The American, Manassas, to Front Royal, VA and return, more....

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!