ALL ABOARD!!

 

The Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad resumes train rides!

Join us for a train ride! While in town, enjoy an ice cream at Conez' (the ice cream shop is located where you will board the train!) or lunch at Mammie’s Restaurant (right across the road from the train station).

 

As the B&ML re-opens we are doing our part to keep you safe.

  • Access to the B&ML, requires pre-purchase of tickets. 
  • Face masks are encouraged when social distancing is not possible. Masks are available for purchase or bring your own!
  • Train capacity is reduced by limiting railcar capacity. No more than 50% of available seats will be booked. Guests will be encouraged to social distance while on board.
  • Frequent & enhanced cleaning throughout our train and stations with particular attention paid to high touch areas.
  • All food will be served in personal containers. Those containers are packaged by local food vendors complying with enhanced food preparation rules. B&ML staff serving will wear gloves and face masks.
  • While the gift shop is available, we ask that you bring your credit card to make purchases.
  • We are providing hand sanitizing hand wipes and surface wipes for your convenience. Please feel free to utilize, but please leave some for other people.
  • When using bathrooms, please remember to social distance AND WASH YOUR HANDS.

We hope you enjoy your visit and ride at the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad.

 


Greetings!

The Brooks Preservation Society/Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad prides itself as an all-volunteer organization. Volunteers are essential to preserving our railroad heritage. We offer a plethora of opportunities to explore your rail interest or learn something new.

 

Below is just a few of the volunteer opportunities available;

 

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer Links

 

 

Volunteer Information Center

 

 

Volunteer Log Sheet

 

Administrative

        Answering phones and/or responding to inquiries
        Grant Writers
        Web Site Development/Maintenance

Railroad Operations

        Engineers *
        Conductors *
        Car Attendants *
        Ticket Agents
        Station Agents

* Must have prior experience and/or complete our training program.

Railcycle Operations

        Conductors/Guides **

** Must complete our training program.

Restoration and Maintenance Projects

        Brooks Station & Grounds
        City Point Station & Grounds
        Coach Restoration/Rehabilitation

Track Maintenance

        Patrols
        Tie Renewal
        Lining and Surfacing
        Culvert Cleaning

Equipment Maintenance

        Rail Cars
        MOW Equipment

 Flexible Schedules

We offer Volunteers a flexible schedule. Most activities occur on weekends, but opportunities do exist to volunteer during the week. Projects are assigned based on interest and experience. All efforts will be made to give everyone a choice of projects.

 What to bring

Please be prepared for work days by wearing appropriate clothing, hats and gloves. Those interested in train and/or track work need to wear steel toed boots. Please ensure to bring water.

 Who to Contact

If you are interested in volunteering please contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete the application for membership.

Volunteer Membership Plan

Become a society member through volunteering! The BPS/B&ML RR Volunteer Membership plan credits volunteers with a Society Membership upon completing 15 hours of volunteer service.

 

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