Tickets on sale for Autumn Glory Ride

Tickets for the 2016 Autumn Glory Ride Train Excursions, which will take place on Oct. 8, are now on sale and expected to once again sell out.

Tickets may be purchased at Roaring Spring Department Store or by calling 224-5141, ext. 2255. This will be the sixth year for the excursions, which are sponsored by the Morrisons Cove Rotary Club.

The proceeds raised from the excursions are used by the Morrisons Cove Rotary Club to support many local causes in the Cove, including numerous youth programs.

Riders have the choice of three excursion times: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

Excursion tickets are only $10 per rider, and all seats are reserved.

Children ages 2 and younger may sit on an adult’s lap at no additional charge.

The train will depart from Roaring Spring’s historic train station, located across from the Spring Dam Park and spring, and travel to Martinsburg before returning to the train station.

Participants will enjoy their ride on authentic train coaches owned by the Horseshoe Curve Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, which will be operated by the Everett Railroad Co. in Duncansville.

Light food and beverages will be available for purchase at the train station from the Roaring Spring Historical Society and local nonprofit organizations.

For more information on the Autumn Glory Ride, contact Tony Fago at 224-5141 or tfago@roaringspring

.com or visit

The Morrisons Cove Rotary club meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at the Spring Cove School District Administration Building.

For information on club meetings or how to become a member, contact Craig Carlson, club president, at

614-4334 or