Orrville Union Depot

Please Note:
The December Board and Membership meeting scheduled for January 11 is once again postponed to January 30 at 6:30 due to the impending storm. Stay warm in the meantime.

Also note that there is a work day at DABO on Saturday, January 20 to unload a storage boxcar. Starting time is 9 AM. Come & get dirty with us!

Welcome to the

Orrville Railroad Heritage Society

Founded by a small group of railroad enthusiasts, the Orrville Railroad Heritage Society (ORHS) promotes the preservation of our Ohio railroad heritage. ORHS is organized as a non-profit 501(c)(3) historical, educational organization and is based in Orrville, Ohio, a town that owes its very existence and development to the railroad industry in Ohio.

Visit with Us

ORHS offers events open to the general public such as National Train Day, Orrville Railroad Day, National Rail Safety Day, Jumpin' Pumpkin Jamboree, Christmas at the Depot and more. Check out our Schedule for more information.

Please note that we have no train rides scheduled at this time.

Become a Member

Anyone can become a member of ORHS. Membership is easy so please see our Membership page for more information about how you can become a member and help support ORHS.

Get Involved

ORHS needs volunteers with any skills from office work to hosting to structure and rolling stock maintenance and restoration. So we're sure you can fit in with our organization. For more information on how to volunteer with ORHS, please see our Membership page.


ORHS holds monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Orrville Union Depot, 145 Depot Street south of West Market Street. The meetings are open to anyone interested in learning about ORHS

ORHS is proud to be a participant in Operation Lifesaver!

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Ohio Rail Tourism Association