National Train Day celebration plannedWritten by Julie Ryan | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Toledo’s Amtrak Station will host the second annual National Train Day Celebration from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza at 415 Emerald Ave., Downtown.
The event, hosted by the National Association of Railroad Passengers and Amtrak, is a nationwide commemoration of the first transcontinental railroad system completed May 10, 1869.
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. there will be opening remarks from Senator Teresa Fedor, Representative Peter Ujvagi, Mayor Carty Finkbeiner, Amtrak Senior Government Affairs Officer Derrick James and Stuart Nicholson of the Ohio Rail Development Commission.
There will be model railroad displays, Amtrak and freight trains on site to tour, music, free Amtrak train travel planning, food, drawings and other family-friendly activities.
For more information contact Beth McCray Gill at (419) 536-0993.