CLAREMONT, NH–The Amtrak Exhibit Trainʼs maiden visit to New Hampshire will happen on June 18 at the Claremont Junc- tion station. This multi-car train has toured the nation, with Claremont being its first visit to the Granite State. Admission is free, and the train will be open to visitors from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Access to the Exhibit Train will be along the siding abutting the main rail line. For more information on the Exhibit Train, please go to http://AllAboard.Amtrak.com.
In addition to this exciting event, the Claremont Passenger Rail Committee has organized a number of family friendly activi- ties at the Junction. This will include rides for little folks on “Tommy the Train” as well as food vendors, information booths plus performances by Claremontʼs Off Broad Street Players who will provide musical and dramatic vignettes highlighting the railroad’s impact on the people of Claremont and NH. The youngest train fans can enjoy Chuggington Depot, a childrenʼs activity area. Amtrak has also partnered with the National Park Service in celebration of their centennial. A special limited-edition National Park Service passport stamp will be available to commemorate this milestone.
Also, guided bird walks will be held in nearby Moody Park, beginning at 8:00 a.m., as part of the Cityʼs celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 300-acre wooded park. Lastly, the Arrowhead Recreation Area will be holding a concert starting at 4:00 p.m. featuring The Doug Wahlberg Band, as part of its summer concert series.
Plan on coming to Claremont for a day of friendly-family fun. Just follow the road signs for the Amtrak station at Claremont Junction.
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