Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have prior experience working on the railroad? Or simply wish you could now? Well, you’ve come to the right place – there’s a volunteer opportunity for everyone on the historic Stewartstown Railroad!

NEW: Please visit our Workdays and Operations Schedule  page for a listing of upcoming workdays.
 
  

Train Crew
Locomotive Engineer: Operates passenger and freight locomotives
Conductor: Responsible for overseeing train crews and directing train movements
Flagman: Protects the train at crossings or as needed
Brakeman: Sets and releases train brakes
Coach Attendant: Interacts with passengers to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip
Station Master: Interacts with visitors, dispatches trains, sells tickets and souvenirs

  

Maintenance
MOW (Maintenance-of-Way): Changes ties, clears brush, and spreads  ballast
Mechanical Department: Troubleshoot and perform maintenance on equipment
Buildings & Grounds: Paint, repair, and general building maintenance
Rolling Stock Preservation & Maintenance: Work on vintage Railroad Equipment
Plumbing / Electrical / HVAC: Fix or install plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems

Items / Services Needed:
* Engine-driven portable welding machine
* Mason services: repair brickwork on both stations and misc concrete on the station platforms and walkways
* Painting services: paint station buildings, coaches, locomotives, Maintenance-of-way equipment as needed. Donations of paint, brushes, brush cleaner, power painter, etc. are always welcomed.

Please contact us if you are interested in helping to rebuild the railroad or becoming a volunteer with the Historic Stewartstown Railroad.