The Roanoke Chapter NRHS is a not-for-profit, historical and educational organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia and recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c)(3) organization

We have been involved in the preservation and dissemination of western Virginia’s rail heritage, most specifically the Norfolk and Western and Virginian Railways.

Our organization is quite active in the preservation and restoration of historical rail equipment, documentation and structures relating to the railroads in our area for the past 55 years.

Western Virginia has an interesting rail heritage, you can experience some of it here, and there are a variety of ways to also participate.

Upcoming Chapter Events (More Events)


21dec6:30 pm9:30 pmRoanoke Chapter Holiday Banquet

21dec7:00 pm8:00 pm2023 Annual Meeting


18jan7:30 pm9:30 pmRoanoke Chapter Meeting

Latest News
  • 2023 Annual Meeting
    Our Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 21 at 7:00 PM, at the Virginian Station, 1402 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, Va. This is also our election for the Board of Directors