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CERA's 85th Anniversary Weekend!

  • Friday, June 23, 2023
  • Saturday, June 24, 2023


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CERA's 85th Anniversary Weekend!

Join us for an activity-filled weekend as we celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the Central Electric Railfans’ Association on June 23 and June 24, 2023.

We'll be viewing and riding interurbans past and present. Reserve now for a historic CERA weekend!


On Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. in Chicago, MCERA William Shapotkin will present a program on the Chicago Aurora and Elgin RR from his vast slide collection at our clubhouse at 899 S. Plymouth Ct. in Chicago.

Then on Saturday, June 24, join us on an outing to the Fox River Trolley Museum where we’ll ride AE&FRE #304 on its home rails. Later we’ll move on to the Illinois Railway Museum for an exclusive charter aboard a CA&E train. Charter buses depart Union Station and CTA’s Blue Line Cumberland station. These are historic buses (non-ADA accessible) with limited capacity so reserve now!

Please note: Our planned, optional meet-up on the South Shore Line for Sunday, June 25, has been canceled due to ongoing work on the line which will make logistics difficult at this time.


Members: $60
Non-members: $75

Print out and return this form, or register online. 

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