DC Day: Honoring the End of Street Car Service in the Nation's Capital

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum at National Capital Trolley Museum, Colesville MD

Jan 28, 2023

DC Day: Honoring the End of Street Car Service in the Nation's Capital

1962 street car draped in black swags and banners reading "Last Day of Streetcars!" NCTM Collection.

Celebrate 100 years (1862-1962) of street car history in the DC area with special street car rides, family-friendly activities, and opportunities to explore objects from the archive.

For 100 years, street cars represented the most widely used public transit in the DC area. Street cars moved millions of people, connected communities, were the backdrop for social justice movements, and built a lasting legacy in the public transit we have today. Celebrate with the National Capital Trolley Museum on January 28th from 12-5pm, and enjoy the following activities:

- Rare opportunities to ride DC's first PCC (Presidents Conference Committee) car, DCTS 1101!
- View objects from the

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: (301) 384-6352

Email: director@dctrolley.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jan 28, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

National Capital Trolley Museum

1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville, MD 20905

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