Pittston charity train ride heads to historic Jim Thorpe on Sept. 13

For Sunday Dispatch | August 21st, 2015 11:03 am

PITTSTON — The newly restored Reading and Northern Railroad 1920-era open-window coach, pulled by steam locomotive 425, will make a trip to Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13 for the annual Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride. The ride will benefit the Greater Pittston YMCA, the Pittston Memorial Library and the Care and Concern Free Health Clinic.

Tickets are $75 per person and are available by calling Kelly at 570-457-6558 or email mkmma401@gmail.com or by mailing a check to the Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride c/o YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston, PA 18640. Tickets are limited.

The Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will head to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TRAIN-RIDE-1.jpgThe Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will head to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13. Submitted photo
The Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will head to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TRAIN-RIDE-2.jpgThe Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will head to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13. Submitted photo
Take steam locomotive 425 on the annual Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TRAIN-RIDE-3.jpgTake steam locomotive 425 on the annual Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride to historic Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 13. Submitted photo

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