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Volunteer: Car Department

Who We Are:

The Car Department is responsible for the maintenance and refurbishment of the train car fleet, including passenger cars, freight cars, and cabooses. The Car Department is also responsible for the decorating of the cars for the annual Train of Lights.

What We Do:

Our primary tasks involve restoring train cars. This involves repairing or replacing walls, ceilings, floors, and seats. We also work with other departments on the cars.

What Skill Sets Are Required:

  • We remove wood and other wall and ceiling components.
  • We install wood walls and ceilings.
  • We strip paint and sand surfaces.
  • We paint.
  • We remove and install hardware.

When We Work:

We primarily work on Wednesdays and sometimes on Thursdays. During the Train of Lights decorating and un-decorating season, the interior decorating team also works on Saturday. We are working towards having a team to work on cars on Saturdays.

For More Information:

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