Very simply, the Pittsylvania County Parks and Recreation Department wants people to have some fun.
To that end, the department sponsors trips that include a wide variety of activities, enjoyment and destinations.
The first outing offered by the department, which is less than a year old, was a November bus trip from various stops on U.S. 29 to the Lynchburg train station where the participants boarded an Amtrak train to Washington returning in the evening, according to Ernie Dale, the department’s contracted trip coordinator.
... “I’d never ridden on an Amtrak train, so I wanted to go,” Lonnie said. Continued