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May 17, 2006

Amtrak Bear (DE) Maintenance Facility Tour

The three premier Amtrak car shops (maintenance facilities) are in Delaware (2) and in California (1). The Bear, Delaware facility services the entire fleet of Acela, Metroliner, Viewliner, Amfleet II, and Superliner passenger cars and equipment from the Northeast Corridor and the Long-Distance Trains. We have been invited by David Gunn, former president of Amtrak, to visit and tour the Bear facility.

Please join us for a light meal and tour of the Amtrak Bear (DE) Maintenance Facility. Dan McFadden, Superintendent of the Amtrak Bear Maintenance Facility, will be our host. The tour is limited to 50 people so please register early. Dress appropriately for the industrial tour (no open toe shoes or high heels). Children 14 or older are welcome. Members and their guests are $15 each; non-members are $20 each.

Register online at: https://alum.mit.edu/smarTrans/user/Register.dyn?eventID=5513&groupID=158

Location: Amtrak Bear (DE) Maintenance Facility
                258 E. Scotland Drive, Bear , Delaware 19701
Time: 6:00PM – Light Meal (sandwiches, chips, slaw, soft drinks, and cookies)
                7:00PM – Tour of Bear Car Shops
Cost: $15 per Member & Guests
                $20 per Non-Members
For Further Information: Call Jim ...

Please make check payable to "MIT Club of the Delaware Valley", and Mail to: Jim McNeely, 259 Beverly Road, Newark, DE 19711, or Register/Pay online at: https://alum.mit.edu/smarTrans/user/Register.dyn?eventID=5513&groupID=158

Please reply no later than Monday May 15.

Posted by at May 17, 2006 06:00 PM