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Railfan Timetable

ConductorRailfan Timetable lists railroad related events in the United States and Canada free of charge. Notices submitted to our web site at least 90 days prior to event date will be considered for publication in the print edition of our magazines, including Railroad Model Craftsman, Railfan & Railroad, and Model Railroad News. White River Productions is not responsible for errors in listings, please confirm details with event sponsor.


 

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May 30, 2018 -
June 2, 2018

Stumptown Express – PNR 2018 Regional Convention

Portland, Oregon

Enjoy our annual Pacific Northwest Region Convention, hosted by 2nd Division. Clinics, layout tours, prototype and Non-rail tours. Doyle McCormick, of SP 4449 Daylight fame, will be the banquet guest speaker. See web site for registration details.



June 1, 2018 -
June 3, 2018

Western Pennsylvania Trolley Meet

Washingtion, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our trolley modeling and memorabilia swap meet. Special Saturday night photo session coordinated by Steve Barry of Railfan & Railroad Magazine.
Enjoy unlimited streetcar rides and more. See web site for details.


June 2, 2018 -
June 3, 2018

2018 KL&L Transportation History Exposition

Scranton, Pennsylvania

A full weekend of events including history displays, Saturday railroadiana show, banquet dinner, lectures, and train excursion. Sponsored by Key Lock & Lantern, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of railroad history and memorabilia. See web site for details.



June 2, 2018

Bradford Railroad Heritage Festival

Bradford, Ohio

Enjoy our day-long event celebrating 130 of railroad history featuring museum and BF Tower tours, telegraph demonstration, blacksmiths, vehicle displays, History in a Box, Carillon Park Portable train ride, Thomas the Tank children's ride, Miami Valley Garden Gauge Layout, historical exhibits and more.



June 12, 2018

Piedmont Division Monthly Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

Our monthly meeting features brief announcements, bring and brag, and a clinic. Have an evening of model railroading fun and fellowship, all are welcome.


June 15, 2018 -
June 16, 2018

Lyndon Summer Train Festival

Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky & Indiana Model Railroad Club will display and operate our traveling HO scale layout during the Lyndon Summer Train Festival. Enjoy food, live music, carnival rides, activities for the kids, beer garden for adults and fireworks on Saturday night.




June 16, 2018 -
June 17, 2018

A Night at the Railroad Museum

North East, Pennsylvania

Join us for our annual event and enjoy 28 hours on the former New York Central Water Level Route! See CSX, NS and Amtrak mainline trains. Enjoy night photos, motorcar rides, and more. Bring your camera, picnic basket and lawn chair and stay up all night with us!


June 16, 2018 -
June 17, 2018

Fathers Day Train Rides

Rush, New York

Trains depart every half-hour from our restored 1909 Erie Railroad depot. Ride in restored cabooses and explore New York State's largest collection of historic trains! Peek behind the scenes to see how we preserve Rochester’s rich railroading history for future generations to enjoy.


June 17, 2018

Friends of Philadelphia Trolleys Father’s Day Charter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our special charter covering SEPTA’s entire Route 15 trolley line. The trip is planned to use Kawasaki car 9043 wrap to commemorate 125 years of electric trolley operation. To reserve a seat, mail a check or money order, payable to "FPT, Inc.", to Harry Donahue, 103 Mulberry Court, Morgantown, PA 19543


June 22, 2018 -
June 24, 2018

2018 Steam Weekend

Titusville, Pennsylvania

Steam returns to the Oil Creek Valley in 2018! Trains depart June 22 at 6:00 p.m., June 23 and 24 at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Featuring steam locomotives Viscose No. 6 and Jeddo Coal No. 85. Coach: Perry Street St


June 23, 2018 -
June 24, 2018

13th Annual Carillon Park Rail Festival

Dayton, Ohio

Enjoy our show featuring model train displays, historical displays, live steam engines, merchandise vendors, flea market, and miniature train rides through-out the weekend. See web site for details.


June 23, 2018

27th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale

Tallahassee, Florida

Enjoy our model railroad show and sale including vendors, displays, demonstrations, and operating model railroads in various scales. Hands-on activities for kids including a "Randy & Thomas Train" and "HO Joe's Switching Yard." Hosted by the Big Bend Model Railroad Association.


June 23, 2018 -
June 24, 2018

East Troy Railfan Weekend

East Troy, Wisconsin

See all our operating interurban cars, trolleys, streetcars and other equipment, plus bring your family to enjoy face-painting, miniature railroad rides, speeder rides, and model railroad building. Ride trains featuring different cars all day long with one ticket. See web site for details.


June 25, 2018 -
July 1, 2018

K&I Model Railroad Exhibit

Louisville, Kentucky

Our HO scale model railroad will be on display and operating during normal library hours. Presented by the Kentucky & Indiana Model Railroad Club.


July 7, 2018

Chicago Transit Day at East Troy

East Troy, Wisconsin

Join us for a special event featuring Chicago, South Shore and South Bend electric interurbans, plus other equipment that ran on Chicago railroads and transit systems. Docents and National Park Service Rangers will share the history of the South Shore and the interurban cars restored and running in East Troy.


July 14, 2018

Lycoming Summer Train Meet

Montoursville, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales.


July 20, 2018 -
July 21, 2018

12th Annual St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet

Collinsville, Illinois

STL-RPM 12th annual meet to feature more than 3,500 models, more than 22 clinics, and more than 100 exhibitors featuring leading manufacturers of model railroad products, vendors with retail trains and hobby related items. Enjoy Learning Stations, slide shows, layouts and home tours Historical Societies and social events. See web site for details.


July 21, 2018 -
July 22, 2018

Craft Show Caboose Rides

Rush, New York

Trains depart every half-hour from our restored 1909 Erie Railroad depot. Ride vintage restored trains and visit with our craft show vendors featuring jewelry, clothing, ceramics, painting, woodwork and more. Peek behind the scenes in our Restoration Shop, tour our museum exhibits, and more.


July 21, 2018

Rockhill Trolley Museum PCC and LRV Day

Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania

Ride and photograph Philadelphia PCC car 2743, Newark PCC car 6, and San Diego LRV 1019. Ticket will be good for rides on all three cars all day. Trolleys depart approximately every 20 minutes with car barn tours giving out throughout the day. See web site for details.


July 27, 2018

Moonlight Train Ride and Wine Tasting

Chama, New Mexico

Enjoy wine and cheese en route and full prime rib and cod dinner in Osier, Colorado. Enjoy the full moon and scenery of the San Juan Mountains. See web site for details.


July 28, 2018 -
July 29, 2018

Model Railroad Show & Swap

Van Wert, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors, operating layout displays, and more.


July 28, 2018

Roundhouse Gang Swap Meet

San Bernardino, California

Enjoy our model railroad swap meet, featuring model trains in all scales and other railroad memorabilia.


July 28, 2018

Fort Eustis 100th Anniversary Open House

Fort Eustis, Virginia

Open House includes; military vehicle display, carnival rides, zip line, games, food and music. The public will have the opportunity to see military locomotives up close. The train display at the US Army Transportation museum will also be open and available to tour.


August 2, 2018 -
August 5, 2018

2018 Circus Model Builders Annual Convention

Strasburg, Pennsylvania

See a vast display of circus models in various scales and memorabilia set-up along side the world's largest collection of Pennsylvania Railroad equipment. All included with admission price to museum.


August 5, 2018 -
August 12, 2018

NMRA 2018 Kansas City Convention

Kansas City, Missouri

Enjoy a week-long celebration of model railroading including clinics, presentations, prototype tours, layout tours and operating sessions, model and photo contests, banquet, and more. See web site for details and registration. Presented by Mid-Continent Region of the NMRA.


August 7, 2018 -
August 9, 2018

Michigan Rail Conference 2018

University Center, Michigan

Our conference kicks off Tuesday with a golf outing and welcome reception. Technical sessions will be Wednesday with field visits on Thursday. Our keynote speaker will be Linda Darr from ASLRRA. See web site for details and registration.


August 11, 2018

Summerail 2018

Marion, Ohio

A full day of activities featuring multi-media photography presentations; Railroad Show & Sale, and visit to the restored Marion Union Station and AC Tower museum. Programs will highlight railroads across North America, spanning several decades. See web site for updated list of presenters.


August 14, 2018

Piedmont Division Monthly Meeting

Atlanata, Georgia

Our monthly meeting features brief announcements, bring and brag, and a clinic. Have an evening of model railroading fun and fellowship, all are welcome. Presented by Piedmont Division, Southeastern Region NMRA.


August 18, 2018

Annual Beat the Heat Model Train Swap Meet

Prescott Valley, Arizona

Our train show will feature a demonstration of a four-gauge layout, raffles, freebies for kids,a raffle, test track and more than 90 vendors selling model trains of all gauges and toys. Presented by the Central Arizona Model Railroad Club.


August 18, 2018 -
August 19, 2018

Homecoming Open House

Parkersburg, West Virginia

All gauge trains will be running including G, O, S, HO, and N. Enter our train set raffle. See web site for details.



August 18, 2018 -
August 19, 2018

Real Steam Train Rides

Rush, New York

Listen to the whistle echo off the hills of the Genesee Valley as you take a ride behind Viscose Co. 0-4-0 No. 6. Enjoy an extended two-mile round-trip train ride through our bucolic museum grounds, live music, blacksmith demonstration, museum exhibits, refreshments, and more. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester.


August 22, 2018 -
August 26, 2018

2018 O Scale National Convention

Rockville, Maryland

This is the 50th annual national two-rail O scale convention! Enjoy all-new clinics, tours of the finest layouts in the country, trading hall, and historical society presentations. Banquet with guest speaker Tony Koester (extra fare). Convention hotel is within walking distance to DC Metro. Co-Sponsored with NMRA Mid Eastern Region. See web site for details.


August 25, 2018 -
August 26, 2018

Real Steam Train Rides

Rush, New York

Listen to the whistle echo off the hills of the Genesee Valley as you take a ride behind Viscose Co. 0-4-0 No. 6. Enjoy an extended two-mile round-trip train ride through our bucolic museum grounds, live music, blacksmith demonstration, museum exhibits, refreshments, and more. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester.


September 5, 2018 -
September 8, 2018

38th National Narrow Gauge Convention

Bloomington, Minnesota

Enjoy more than 100 live clinics; model and photo contests; 55 layouts on display, 10-acres of multi-gauge live steam, 7 garden, and 11 modular layouts at the hotel. Huge vendor show, live auction, live steam excursion. All activities and vendor show in hotel. See web site for details and registration.


September 8, 2018

56th Annual NHRHTA Reunion

Essex, Connecticut

Enjoy our annual reunion featuring a railroadiana and train show, presentations, tours, and more. Enjoy a ride on the Valley Railroad (former NH) steam train. See web site for details. Presented by the New Haven Railroad Historical and Technical Association, Inc.


September 11, 2018

Piedmont Division Monthly Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

Our monthly meeting features brief announcements, bring and brag, and a clinic. Have an evening of model railroading fun and fellowship, all are welcome. Presented by Piedmont Division, Southeastern Region NMRA.


September 12, 2018 -
September 16, 2018

Beach Ops 2018 NMRA Pacific Southwest Region Convention

San Diego, California

The theme of Beach Ops 2018 is model railroad operations. Enjoy clinics on hosting operating sessions, model building, layout building, scenery and other topics of interest, operating sessions on well known local layouts, layout tours, contest room, modular layouts at the hotel, Railette events, and much more. Hosted by the San Diego Division PSR NMRA. See web site for details.


September 13, 2018 -
September 16, 2018

Erie Limited 2018 NER Convention

Mahwah, New Jersey

Visit New Jersey for our annual convention featuring Modeling With the Masters, Make & Take, clinics, presentations, prototype tours (including a zinc mine, NJT light rail, and Hoboken Terminal), operating sessions, layout tours, model contests, non-rail tours and more. Banquet speaker is Bernie KemKempinski. See web site for details and registration. Presented by Northeastern Region NMRA.


September 15, 2018

Fall Train Show

Indianapolis, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring many vendors and a silent auction for various railroad items.


September 16, 2018

All Trains Flea Market

Greenville, Ohio

Buy, sell, and trade new and used model railroad items in all scales, railroad memorabilia, antiques, timetables, videos, and more. More than 200 vendor tables. Operating HO scale layout display provided by Crossroads Model Railroad Club.


September 21, 2018 -
September 22, 2018

NMRA Michiana Division “Modeling like a PROtotype” Conference

South Bend, Indiana

Please join us for two days of clinics, hands-on workshops, a two-day weathering workshop, a large Freemo layout for operating, and many layout tours! Aloft is providing the event venue, hotel rooms for $135 per night, and parking. See web site for details. Presented by Michiana Division, Midwest Region NMRA.


September 23, 2018

Southern Connecticut Model Train Show

Greenwich, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring Valley HO Trak Layout, N gauge layouts, Toy train layouts, modeling clinics, and more than 150 tables of model trains, books, artwork, scenery supplies, DVDs, and more. Door Prizes every half hour with a grand prize of a train set. Walking distance from Metro-North Old Greenwich train station.


September 29, 2018 -
September 30, 2018

3rd Annual Fall Train Show

Plano, Texas

Many operating Layouts by our Club Members G thru Z Scale over 250 Dealer Tables for items of all scales. Plus Art, Clothing, Railroadiania, Books, Thomas and more. Presented by the North Texas Council of Railroad Clubs.


September 29, 2018

Fall Color Photo Charters

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ride a single day train on Saturday September 29 operating from Antonito, Colo., to Osier and return with a renumbered Rio Grande K27 No. 463 plus mixed freight train. Plenty of photo run-bys plus lunch, snacks and water aboard train included. See web site for details.


September 29, 2018

Santa Fe 2926 Annual Open House

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Tour restored Santa Fe 4-8-4 2926. Enjoy operating model railroads and railroad exhibits. Live music all day. Free hot dogs, soft drinks, popcorn. Stylish 2926 gear for sale. Presented by the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society.


October 4, 2018 -
October 7, 2018

Crossroads of the MER Convention

Rockville, Maryland

Join us at the NMRA Mid-Eastern Region Convention, including contest and modular displays, operations call board, clinics, white elephant room, prototype and layout tours, awards, banquet with guest speaker Lou Sassi. Convenient to Washington, D.C., area attractions. See web site for details.


October 6, 2018

Southern New England O Scale Model Train Show

Gardner, Massachusetts

Enjoy our train show featuring O scale two-rail, Proto48, and three-rail scale model trains for sale, along with many exhibits and model displays. Our O scale layout with its 850-ft. double-track mainline will be open for tours starting at 10:00 a.m. See web site for details.


October 7, 2018

42nd Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Trainshow & Expo

Easton, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors of railroad books, magazines, art, models, timetables, and railroadiana, as well as railroad presentations throughout the day. Presented by Lehigh Valley Chapter NRHS.


October 11, 2018 -
October 13, 2018

2018 Strawberry Sunshine Limited Regional Convention

Plant City, Florida

Enjoy our regional convention featuring clinics, model contests, layout tours, and more. Please visit our web site for details and registration. Presented by Sunshine Region NMRA.


October 13, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

54th Annual Railfair Model Train Show

boxborough, Massachusetts

Enjoy our train show featuring model railroad displays, layouts, exhibits, dealers, and more. Presented by the Nashua Valley Model Railroad Assosication.


October 19, 2018 -
October 20, 2018

Southwest O Scale Meet

Fort Worth, Texas

Enjoy our annual O scale meet including sales and trading tables, operating model railroad displays, and more. Friday clinic: Spraying Acrylics. Saturday clinic: TexRail: Building Texas' Newest Railroad in 1:1 Scale. Co-hosted by Division 1 Lone Star Region NMRA.


October 20, 2018

Roundhouse Gang Swap Meet

San Bernardino, California

Enjoy our model railroad swap meet, featuring new and used trains in all scales, railroad books, magazines, memorabilia, and more.


November 3, 2018 -
November 3, 2018

The 2018 Mass Transit & Trolley Modelers’ Meet

Parsippany, New Jersey

Enjoy our train show hosting operating layouts featuring model trolley, rapid transit, bus, and commuter rail equipment. Vendors selling models, equipment, books, videos, photos, memorabilia, and more. Presentations and model contests. Presented by the New York City Model Transit Association and The Shore Line Trolley Museum.


November 3, 2018 -
November 4, 2018

Great New York State Model Train Fair

Syracuse, New York

One of the premier model train shows in the Northeast. More than 300 vendor tables and 30 operating layouts. See web site for details.




November 17, 2018 -
November 18, 2018

2018 Charleston Fall Train Show

N Charleston, South Carolina

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains for sale, many model railroad displays, and more. Two buildings. Presented by the Charleston Area Model Railroad Club.


November 17, 2018

28th Annual Division 8 Train Show & Sale

Louisville, Kentucky

Enjoy our annual train show featuring new and used model trains for sale in all scales, operating layouts and displace, test track, and more. ATM on site. Presented by Division 8, Mid-Central Region NMRA.