Sunday, February 25, 2018




    OVR, A NARCOA Affiliate
Ohio Valley Railcars is an Ohio nonprofit 501(c)7 Corporation dedicated to the organization of motorcar excursions in the Ohio Valley Region, and the promotion of general rail safety involved with our activities. OVR is an affiliate of NARCOA and hosts NARCOA insured events. Membership in OVR is now included in your run registration fee. Those who wish to join as a member without attending a run can do so  with a $10 check for their membership, email the secretary for mailing information. OVR has several additions to the NARCOA base rulebook which are available off of our web site click here for the link to the rule book insert and are also mailed with the receipt of your OVR membership.

Follow this link to review OVR's excursion hosting policy



OVR Officers and Board members can be contacted via email with the below email addresses:


 
Brian Davis -  President
Ted Poesse - Vice President
Jaime Samuell
Alan Wilber
Dave Verzi-Secretary
Lydia Poesse - Treasurer

   
Mentoring : OVR  participates in the NARCOA mentoring program. If you are a new operator wishing to be mentored please contact the listed excursion coordinator.

EXCURSIONS - UPDATED 03/29/2020


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EXCURSION CANCELLED

Camp Chase Railway Excursion 
April 18th, 2020
Ohio Valley Railcars will host an excursion Saturday April 18th on the Camp Chase Railway. We will travel from Columbus to Lily Chapel and return, multiple trips if we have time. The set-on location has not yet been finalized.
All NARCOA and OVR rules apply. Large gang cars and Hy-rails need prior approval. A 28 car limit has been set. More detail will be provided in your confirmation letter. Mentoring is OK.
This excursion will end no later than three PM to allow members to attend the OVR 2020 Annual meeting at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Columbus at four PM.
Registration by mail is best. Confirmation and additional information will come by email. If email is not available include a SASE with your registration.
Do not contact the railroad with questions. Instead, contact: Brian Davis, EC (330) 554-4480
The excursion fee is $20.00 per car. Return this registration form with your payment to:
Ohio Valley Railcars
c/o Brian Davis
5626 Chadwell Circle
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
CCRY 20200418
NAME:__________________________________________________ CELL PHONE:_______________________________
ADDRESS:_______________________________________ CITY/STATE/ZIP:____________________________________
EMAIL:_____________________________________________________________________________________________
NARCOA INSURANCE NUMBER__20-_________ OPERATOR NUMBER _______________ MODEL OF MOTORCAR___________
FEE $20 PER CAR MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO OHIO VALLEY RAILCARS

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 EXCURSION CANCELLED

 ASHLAND RAILWAY EXCURSION
SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2020. MANSFIELD, OHIO
The Ashland Railway will host Ohio Valley Railcars for the 9th consecutive year. We will again be traveling north on the scenic former Eire Railroad mainline through Ashland, Nankin, Polk and turning the speeders near West Salem. Our rest and lunch break will be in Polk on the return trip at the Red Mill as in previous years. We may have a change in set-on location this year, but it will be in Mansfield. The trip is just short of 60 miles round trip. Mentoring is available with prior arrangement with the EC. Registration fee is $107. Includes lunches for 2 per motorcar. Additional lunches available at $9. There is not an “official” motel but there are many in the Mansfield area. Ted Poesse assistant EC. Additional information will be in confirmation letter. Questions? Contact EC Phil Linne, 740-294-7328, phil4grr@aol.com. Please do not contact Ashland Railway.

+ All operators must be current NARCOA members. NARCOA Insurance and compliance with the Rule Book and OVR Policy Book required. Ashland Railway may have additional rules or forms for this excursion.
+ High Visibility vests or shirts, long pants and over the ankle boots strongly suggested.
+HyRail and large car operators new to this event please contact EC prior to registering.
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Send registration to: OVR, c/o EC Phil Linne, 115 W. Russell Ave, West Lafayette, OH 43845-1142
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NAME___________________________________________ Cell#_______________________________
Address___________________________________________ City, State,Zip_______________________
E-Mail_________________________________NARCOA Exam #_________. Fee $107.
NARCOA Insurance Number: 20-___. Extra Lunches @ $9 $________
Total Enclosed $________

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13th ANNUAL NATIONAL TRAIN DAY TOLEDO
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2020



This event cancelled.


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 EXCURSION FULL - WAITING LIST STARTED

Finger Lakes Railroad
May 22-24 2020
Ohio Valley Railcars invites you to participate in riding the 160 + round trip mile
Finger Lakes Railroad, May 22-24. The exact route has not been finalized at this
time. We will be based out of Geneva NY for the weekend. We will give the exact
route in your confirmation info. NARCOA Insurance and compliance with the
Rule Book is required along with the OVR policy book. All operators must be
NARCOA certified. With the return of your registration you will be sent a map and
required NARCOA/Railroad paperwork. It will be required to be returned prior to
the excursion. This will facilitate a timely departure on the excursion day. Note:
Hi-Rails by permission only. Car limit 30 cars. NO PETS of any kind. No Calls to
the Railroad. Please return the bottom portion of this form to by USPS only. No
Email or express registrations will be accepted:
Ohio Valley Railcars
c/o Jaime Samuell
40 Sulphur Springs Church Rd
Franklin, KY 42134
Jaime@gambierandwestern.com Phone 606-748-4443
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FL 2020
NAME:___________________________ CELL PHONE: ____________________
ADDRESS:____________________________________________________
CITY/STATE/ZIP:________________________________________________
EMAIL:________________________________________________________
4 Digit NARCOA Insurance Number: 20-_______ Number of total adults on car:__
Model of motorcar:_____________ FEE:$250.