Railfan Locations 
Mid- Eastern Region NMRA 2018 Convention
Railfan Locations

Railfan Locations



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1. Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. MD 20852 You can see the CSX and Metro tracks out the back.  
2. Point of Rocks Historic Train Depot, 4000 Clay Street, Point of Rocks, MD 21777. CSX lines to Baltimore and Washington join.  
3. Historic Train Depot, 5 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Same CSX tracks as hotel.  
4. Relay & Thomas Viaduct, 5120 South St, Arbutus, MD 21227. Historic 1800s bridge carrying the B&O (now CSX) over the Patapsco River.  
5. Bowie Railroad Station, and Huntington Museum at Bowie Tower, 8614 Chestnut Avenue, Bowie, MD 20715. Railroad reference library, Amtrak's (formerly PRR) high speed Northeast Corridor, and CSX.  
6. National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905. Operating Streetcar Collection.  
7. Alexandria Union Station, 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301. Very busy location with CSX, NS, Amtrak, and during the weekdays VRE. One of the best places to watch trains in Northern Virginia.  
8. Manassas Train Station, 9431 West Street, Manassas, VA 20110. Amtrak, MARC, NS.  
9. Long Bridge (over the Potomac), 475 Long Bridge Dr, Arlington, VA 22202. Amtrak, CSX, VRE  
10. Shenandoah Junction, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442. NS line to Roanoke passes over CSX line to Chicago.  


Another guide, with lots of maps, is here.