From our Roadmaster Chris Lainis: Until further notice, there will be weight restriction on the temporary bridge at MP 223.25 account structural conditions.  All Gang cars (Fairmont A-cars for example), Hi Rail vehicles and other powered maintenance equipment other than listed below are restricted from crossing the bridge until repairs are made to the structure. Fairmont M, MT and S-type 2 & 4 man motorcars are at your own discretion.


The RSN Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Red Springs Community Center located at 122 Cross Street in Red Springs. Lunch will be prepared by Grandsons. A Board of Directors Meeting will follow lunch. Please fill out the member dues renewal and the 2019 liability release and mail to Treasurer Susan Cease on the address on the form or bring to the annual meeting if you plan to attend.

RSN Rails to Christmas

December 15, 2018 Rails to Christmas was a success. We rode over 350 adults and children over age 6 and at least 200 children ages 5 and under. Thanks to all those that volunteered for the event. Send pictures! ********** December 14, 2018 Rides Cancelled Due to Rain. ********** December 8, 2018 Rides Cancelled Due to Rain. ********* December 7, 2018 Rails to Christmas was a successful event with over 300

RSN Member Ride on Saturday March 24th

There will be a RSN member and friends ride on Saturday March 24th.  This is a simple social ride.  Start time is “Morning”!!!!  Lunch will be served at Historic Lumber Bridge at 1:00 pm.  Chef Tom Smith will prepare RSN’s favorite rail foods –  hot dogs and hamburgers. Please email or text Tom at trsmith229@gmail.com or 803-804-9512  to confirm you will be attending and if you will join us for lunch. Drinks, side dishes and desserts are

2018 RSN Annual Membership Meeting

The RS&N Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Village Station Restaurant in Lumberton located at 2744 N. Roberts Avenue (just off I-95). Lunch begins at 12:00 noon (ordered from the menu) at a cost of $5.00 per member. A Board of Directors meeting will follow lunch. Please fill out the member dues renewal and the 2018 liability release and mail to Treasurer Susan Cease or bring to the

Rails to Christmas 2017

Its almost time for our annual Rails to Christmas train rides!!!!!!! We invite you to take a little ride through our Christmas wonderland of decorations,lights,displays and maybe even a hardy Ho-Ho-Ho from the big guy Santa Claus himself! The dates for our rides will be Friday and Saturday Dec. 8th and 9th and Friday and Saturday Dec. 15th and 16th. Ride times are 6 pm-9 pm weather permitting and each ride will last about 25-30

2017 Fright Train at Red Springs

All Aboard……………………..  if you dare……………………. Please join us for our 2017 Fright Train on Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21, and Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.  This year’s Fright Train will board in Red Springs.    

The N.C. Transportation Museum’s Boy Scout Rail Camp – Oct 27-29, 2017

RSN will be giving rides to Scouts and the public at the N.C. Transportation Museum’s Boy Scout Rail Camp on October 27-29, 2017.   The event includes three days and two nights spent on the museum grounds.   Scouts will earn their Railroading Merit Badge during the event. Troops will learn how a diesel-electric locomotive develops power, how to identify different types of railcars, the importance of railroad signals and railroad safety. Troops will also learn

RS&N At NC Transportation Museum for National Train Day

RS&N Members Bucky Elks, Alana Norris, Jerry & Jewel Bullard, Alan Clark, Alton Riley, Bruce Smith, Robert Rhew, Tom Stallings, John Shefte, Screech Lanis, and a guest appearance by Bob Netwton attended the National Train Day at the North Carolina Transportation Museum on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.  Four RS&N members brought motorcars. The weather Friday put a damper on the turnout.  The Saturday weather was much better.  Motorcar

National Train Day At N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer – Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, 2017

National Train Day at the N.C. Transportation Museum located in Spencer, North Carolina will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13.  The event will feature passenger and caboose train rides.  The N.C. Transportation Museum will also feature Red Springs & Northern motor car rides.  The A-6 motor car will be there to provide rides to attendees.  Members are also welcome to bring their motor cars to provide