San Diego LRV #1019

San Diego U2 LRV Acquisition Fund

YOUR HELP IS STILL NEEDED!

A major milestone has been accomplished – Rockhill trolley museum has become the first museum on the east coast to operate a modern light rail vehicle – but additional financial support is needed!

At 7:20PM on Thursday, June 26, 2014, Rockhill Trolley Museum became the first museum on the East Coast of the United States to operate a modern light rail vehicle. Newly acquired San Diego Trolley #1019 operated under its own power one week after it was delivered the museum and reassembled by a team of volunteers and professional mechanics.
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PCC 6 Newark City Subway

NJT PCC #6 Acquisition Fund

For nearly 50 years, a small fleet of PCC cars carried passengers along the Newark City Subway, the last operation remaining in New Jersey from the heyday of the trolley. One car, #6, was cosmetically restored to its 1954 appearance shortly before retirement in 2001 and was set aside for preservation.

Rockhill Trolley Museum is seeking donations for acquisition and transportation of the car to Rockhill Furnace, as well as to fund touch up work to improve the appearance of the vehicle before it enters the museum’s operating fleet. Barring any unforeseen conditions found during preparation of the car for operation, the museum’s goal is to have the car return to public operation this summer.