Active Membership Benefits & Opportunities
Current Benefits With The PMRRV
Free Train Rides
Members are welcome to ride the train for free as often as they like. Simply go to the Ticket Office and and show your Membership Card to get a free day ticket – for every person in your immediate family if you have a Family Membership.
Come on, Members – pick up your free tickets and spend some time with us!
Depot Store Discounts
Receive special Member discounts on merchandise for sale in our PMRRV depot store, including clothing, gifts and toys. (We have a HUGE selection of “Thomas The Tank Engine” items.)
Invitations To “Members Only” Events
Receive invitations to City-sponsored “Volunteer Appreciation” events and PMRRV-sponsored parties and dinners.
Serving As A Museum Docent or Train Conductor
Enjoy the satisfaction of passing on your detailed knowledge of our equipment, operations and history to depot and train barn visitors, including children on school field trips.
Train to become a Conductor responsible for the safety and comfort of train, trolley and speeder passengers.
Become a safety specialist in the Operation Lifesaver program and teach school field trips about safety on and around our railroads.
Current Opportunities With The PMRRV
Learn to operate any or all of the following vehicles –
1907 Steam Locomotive (Engineer, Fireman, Conductor)
1894 Los Angeles Yellow Line Trolley Car (Motorman, Conductor)
1950 Fairmont Speeder (Gang Car) (Driver, Conductor)
1880 Rider Hot Air Pumping Engine (Operator/Demonstrator)
1906 San Francisco ‘California Street Railroad’ Cable Car
Help to “keep the wheels turning” by taking responsibility for one or more of the following areas that require routine maintenance –
One or more of the above vehicles/engines.
Separate passenger and supply vehicles (passenger coach, tender, ore cars).
Track, including crossings, trestles, switches and sidings.
Help to restore the following vehicle to operational condition –
Training will be given in the skills necessary for all or any of the above positions.