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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February 24, 2018

MOVMRC Cabin Fever Breaker Open House

Parkersburg, West Virginia

Enjoy our model railroad open house featuring operating trains in all scales: G, O, S, HO and N! Raffle for train set. Fun for the whole family.

March 2, 2018 -
March 4, 2018

29th Annual Hostlers Model Railroad Festival

Ogden, Utah

Enjoy the largest and oldest model train expo in the Inter-Mountain West. Many modular layouts of every scale. Lego layout. Outdoor trains for kids to ride. Clinics, movies, door prizes, Scout program. Large selection of vendors. Presented by the Hostlers Model Railroad Club.

March 3, 2018

Indianapolis Model Railroad Show & Open House

Indianapolis, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring 90 tabes of vendors offering new and used model trains in all sales, operating model railroad displays, clinic presentations, and more. Naptown & White River Model Railroad Club Open House.

March 3, 2018

Westbury Model Train Show

Westbury, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring operating model railroad displays in N, HO, On30, and G. Exhibits include LIRR TRACKS Safety Program, various railroad historical societies and museums, craft and floor train area, and more.

March 4, 2018

37th Annual Toy & Train Show

Hudson, New York

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

March 10, 2018 -
March 11, 2018

SWARM Train Show

Mobile, Alabama

Enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts in several scales, vendors offering new and used model trains, how-to clinic presentations, and more. Presented by South West Alabama Railroad Modelers.

March 10, 2018

33rd Willamette Model Railroad Club Swap Meet

Portland, Oregon

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 130 tables of model railroad equipment in all scales, railroad memorabilia, books, photos and more. Presented by the Willamette Model Railroad Club.

March 10, 2018

32nd Annual Harrisburg Railroad Show & Collectors Market

Steelton, Pennsylvania

Show will feature model railroads, railroadiana, train layouts in several gauges, movies, and a test track. Chapter member Kerry Jury will give an illustrated talk on northeastern railroads during the 1970s starting at 11:00 a.m. Presented by Harrisburg Chapter NRHS.

March 10, 2018 -
March 11, 2018

20th Annual Boy Scout Troop 964 Model Train Show and Merit Badge Workshop

Manassas, Virginia

Displaying all gauges in a remarkable variety, the Troop 964 Model Train Show fills most of Saunders Middle School, and provides a one-day course to earn the Railroading merit badge for Boy Scouts. A great trip for the family, and a great opportunity for model railroaders.

March 10, 2018

South Florida Railway Museum Swap Meet

Boca Raton, Florida

Enjoy our swap meet featuring new and used items for sale. Museum Open House takes place at 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., located inside the old Deerfield Beach train station.

March 10, 2018

Cincinnati Division 7 NMRA Spring Flea Market & Trade Show

West Chester, Ohio

Don't miss this modeler's event to buy and sell new and not so new model railroad items from individuals and dealers. All scales of model railroad equipment, videos, memorabilia, NMRA info booth, locomotive test track, and modeler aid services.

March 10, 2018 -
March 11, 2018

RealRail 41st Annual Train Show

Palmetto, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring an interactive Lionel layout, kids' Comet HO layout, more than 150 vendor tables, and more. Presented by the The Railroad Education and Learning Center of Florida, Inc.

March 10, 2018

Vermont Rails Model Railroad Show

St. Albans, Vermont

Now in its 31st year, enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts in multiple scales, and more than 100 tables of exhibits and vendors of model railroading supplies and railroad videos and books! Presented by NWV Model Railroad Association.

March 10, 2018

Bi-Annual Club Open House

Indio, California

Enjoy our 16x105 ft. freelanced HO scale model railroad, controlled by DCC and featuring operating wayside signals along 2,500 ft. of track. Located on the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Fairgrounds.

March 17, 2018 -
March 18, 2018

LCMRRC Spring Open House

Wauconda, Illinois

Enjoy our freelance prototypical HO scale layout, occupying over 1.300 sq. ft., DCC equipped with fully scenery.

March 17, 2018 -
March 18, 2018

The Atlanta Model Train Show

Atlanta, Georgia

Enjoy the Southeast's premier train show. See 6 operating model railroads and special layout kids can run. More than 260 tables of model train dealers, white elephant table (bring your stuff to sell) and more. Presented by Piedmont Division NMRA.

March 23, 2018 -
March 25, 2018

Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet at Valley Forge

Malvern, Pennsylvania

Enjoy more than fifty clinics, along with vendors and model display rooms, Thursday evening and Friday morning operating sessions, and a self-guided Sunday layout tour. See web site for details and registration form.

March 24, 2018

Louisville Train Show & Sale

Louisville, Kentucky

Enjoy our train show featuring news and used model trains for sale in all scales, operating layouts, and more. Presented by Division 8 MCR NMRA.

March 25, 2018

Lewis-Clark Model Railroad & Collectables Swap Meet

Lewiston, Idaho

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 140 tables with all types of railroad items, model collectable trains and supplies, other collectables. Operation Lifesaver is scheduled to have the train simulator for operation and viewing.

March 31, 2018

Easter Bunny Train Rides

Rush, New York

Enjoy a train ride aboard vintage restored cabooses, go on an Easter Egg hunt, tour our exhibits and displays, and meet the Easter Bunny! Visit the friendly animals in our petting zoo. Trains depart from our restored 1909 Erie Railroad depot at Industry.

April 7, 2018 -
April 8, 2018

Lewis County Model Railroad Club Spring Train Show & Swap Meet

Chehalis, Washington

All scales show plus tinplate, toy trains, and collectibles. Multiple operating layouts will be on display. More than 160 seller tables. Saturday admission includes free admission to Lewis County Historical Museum and LCMRRC layout.

April 7, 2018

Spring 2018 Cumberland Division Meet and Museum Open House

Nashville, Tennessee

Enjoy many activities including walk-through tour of a diesel locomotive and several Budd-built stainless steel passenger cars, train show vendors, model railroad displays, self-guided layout tours, and more. See web site for details.

April 7, 2018

Granite City Train Show

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Buy, sell, trade or just view hundreds of trains under one roof. Vendors will be selling and buying trains, accessories, books, videos, railroad collectibles, antique trains and toys, hobby items and more! Enjoy operating model and toy train displays. Kids can help build a wooden train layout. See web site for details.

April 8, 2018

Lakeshore Model Railroaders’ Association Flea Market

Mississauga, Ontario

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 dealer tables filling 12,000 sq. ft. From new to used; from just released to virtually antique; from models to structures to scenery supplies to memorabilia; from good buys to great buys. Presented by Lakeshore Model Railroaders Association.

April 14, 2018

32nd Annual Train Show & Swap Meet

Bucyrus, Ohio

Enjoy our train show feature vendors selling new and used model trains, railroadiana, videos, parts, and more. Club open house. Presented by Bucyrus Model Railroad Association.

April 14, 2018

HUB Division, Inc Spring TRAINing

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

The Annual spring show of the HUB Division. Includes operating modular layouts, a full program of clinics by well known area modelers. This year our Featured Clinician will be Cody Grivno. There will also be a dealer show. See web site for details.

April 14, 2018

Grand River Valley Railroad Club Spring Train Show

Wyoming, Michigan

Enjoy more than 210 tables of trains and model railroad supplies in all scales. Operating Layouts in G, Lionel, On30, S American Flyer, HO, N, and Z Scale; plus huge LEGO Layout and play area for children. Hands on “Thomas the Train” layout for children to run and Thomas the Train play area. Presented by the Grand River Valley Railroad Club.

April 14, 2018 -
April 15, 2018

New Braunfels Model Railroad Jamboree

New Braunfels, Texas

Enjoy our model railroad show show featuring more than 300 vendor tables, 8-9 operating train layouts in various scales including Lego displays and "Kids Run the Train." More than 50 items + in $2000-3000 silent auction. Admission includes museum open house with Porter 0-6-0T loco, MP caboose, MP 60' boxcar, Pullman dining car, and more.

April 14, 2018 -
April 15, 2018

24th Annual Train Show

North Platte, Nebraska

Enjoy our train show featuring vendor tables, operating model railroad displays, and more. Sponsored by Nebraska West-Central Division NMRA.

April 14, 2018

Sunrise Trail Division Spring Meet

Baldwin, New York

Celebrate a day of model railroading. Enjoy informative clinics and operating HO and O scale trolley layouts. Enter the model and photo contests, or just bring items for display. Sell your unwanted train items and buy new ones at our white elephant table. See web site for registration.

April 15, 2018

Beaver County Spring Model Train Sale

Monaca, Pennsylvania

Enjoy out train show featuring tri-state vendors as well as local vendors available for your modeling needs. Sponsored by the Beaver County Model Railroad & Historical Society.

April 15, 2018

Nashua Valley Model Railroad Association 2018 Open House

Shirley, Massachusetts

Enjoy our 2,000 sq. ft. model train layout which depicts the Boston & Maine Railroad running from Portland, Maine, to Mechanicville, N.Y. Multiple trains with sound will be running. See web site for details.

April 15, 2018 -
April 22, 2018

Fenwick Central Model Railroad Open House

Fenwick, Ontario

Enjoy our 25'x35' HO model railroad with computer dispatching and switching, depicting railroading on the Niagara Peninsula with up to 6 trains operating at a time. Some vendor sales. Sundays only.

April 20, 2018 -
April 21, 2018

Santa Fe Railway & North Lee County Historical Society Mini-Meet

Fort Madison, Iowa

Located in the Fort Madison Iowa's AT&SF Depot, circa 1910 and the CB&Q Depot, circa 1898, with a swap meet offered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, offering mini-railroad supplies and collectors' memorabilia. Rail history seminars available through the afternoon of April 21.

April 21, 2018

Ontario Narrow Gauge Show

Schomberg, Ontario

Canada’s only exclusively Narrow Gauge Railway Show, featuring layouts, modules, displays, vendors, model contests, clinic workshops and live demonstrations. For all scales and gauges! See web site for details.

April 21, 2018

SpringRail 2018

Whittier, California

Enjoy our meet featuring hands-on clinics for beginner to advanced modelers, operating modular layouts, swap meet, our famous hobo auction, model contest and more! Pizza lunch available. Presented by Los Angeles Division PSR NMRA.

April 21, 2018

QCSME Open House

East Moline, Illinois

Enjoy our operating 2,000 sq. ft. HO scale model railroading set in 1950s-1960s Midwest controlled by Digitrax DCC with train detection. Scenery 85% completed. Treasure hunt. Please use front door. Presented by Quad City Society of Model Engineers.

April 21, 2018

CID Franklin Indiana Train Show

Franklin, Indiana

New location! This show replaces the Martinsville show. Annual CID meeting at 11:00am along with a clinic at 1:00pm. Enjoy vendors, contests, operating layouts, and more. See web site for details. Presented by Central Indiana Division Midwest Region NMRA.

April 28, 2018 -
April 29, 2018

Charleston Area Model Railroad Club Spring 2018 Train Show

North 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.

April 28, 2018 -
April 29, 2018

Charleston Model Railroad Show – Spring 2018

North Charleston, South Carolina

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales, plus many operating model railroads, locmotives races, r/c planes and cars and more.

April 28, 2018

Prairie Lakes Division NMRA Meet

Everly, Iowa

Enjoy our event featuring operating model railroads, model contests, door prizes, how to clinics, and vendors. See web site for details.

April 28, 2018

Western Prototype Modelers meet

San Bernardino, California

Longest running prototype modelers meet in California. All attendees are encouraged to bring models finished or not. All scales and types of equipment, train, vehicle, and structures. Manufactures and vendors space available. Swap space also available. Depot has great museum with much to see.

April 28, 2018

Pittsburgh Model Railroad Jamboree

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a day of model railroading, including clinics, model contests, displays, door prizes, white elephant sale and meals. Layout tours the following day. Guest speaker is Tony Cook from Railroad Model Craftsman, Model Railroad News and HO Collector magazine. See web site for details.

April 28, 2018 -
April 29, 2018

NOME and TTCS Train Show

Lockport, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring model trains and collectible toys for sale, as well as several model railroad displays. Presented by Niagara Orleans Model Railroad Engineers and Toy Train Collecting Society.

May 4, 2018

Scale Model Railroad Swap Meet

Elmhurst, Illinois

Enjoy our all-scale swap meet, no Lionel, tinplate, or toys. Presented by The Elmhurst Model Railroad Club.

May 6, 2018

European Train Show & Sale

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring European trains of all types and scales; vendors, displays, layouts. Marklin digital workshop. Ticket includes Museum admission and trolley ride.

May 6, 2018

16th Annual Franklin Model Train Show

Franklin, New Jersey

Enjoy our train show featuring new, used and collectable model and toy trains, railroadiana, and operating model railroad displays. Presented by the Sussex County Railroad Club.

May 19, 2018 -
May 20, 2018

10th Annual Ohio N-Scale Weekend

Hilliard, Ohio

This is an N Scale only show! Enjoy approximately 50 vendor tables with new and used items in N scale, and 12 operating model railroad displays, including NTRAK and T-TRAK layouts. See web site for details. Presented by Central Ohio NTRAK.

May 19, 2018 -
June 3, 2018

Walkersville Southern Railroad Steam Train Excursions

Walkersville, Maryland

Experience the exciting sights, smells and sounds of steam for three weekends beginning May 19! Ride behind a real 90-year-old, coal-fired steam locomotive, the restored Jeddo Coal Co. #85 (aka "Macl"). Rides depart at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. See web site for details.

May 19, 2018 -
May 20, 2018

Historic Jefferson Train Show

Jefferson, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring model train vendors and operating model railroad displays in many scales. Your ticket includes admission to the R.D. Moses Model Train Museum. Other area attractions include the narrow gauge Historic Jefferson Railway (additional fare), rail baron Jay Gould's private car "Atalanta" on display at the Excelsior House Hotel, and many unique restaurants and shops.

May 19, 2018 -
May 20, 2018

Sherman Hill Model Railroad Club Annual Model Train Show and Cheyenne Depot Days

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Enjoy our train show featuring many vendors and operating model railroad displays, along with Cheyenne Depot Days festivities, including the Lions Club mini train, the UP training center simulator, and free shuttles to the depot and UP Steam Shop. Ticket includes admission to all venues for the weekend.

May 19, 2018

Chester On Track

Chester, Massachusetts

Enjoy our annual event located along the CSX Boston & Albany route including a massive parade, Civil War re-enactors, blacksmith demonstration, early Irish railroad worker re-enactors, train show, craft fair, classic cars, K-9s, Model T’s, The Tree Bus, Duck Race, petting zoo, bounce house, community painting, live music, wooden caboose, live steam, granite works, and more. See web site for details.

May 20, 2018 -
June 3, 2018

Hand on the Throttle

Walkersville, Maryland

Enjoy the unique "Hand on the Throttle" opportunity inside a coal-fired steam locomotive under the instruction of one of our experienced engineers. Offered May 20, May 27, and June 3, at 8:00 am, 8:30 am, 9:00 am and 9:30am. Space is limited, reservations required.

May 25, 2018 -
May 26, 2018

O Scale West/S West/Narrow Gauge West

Santa Clara, California

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 200 tables of modelers and suppliers selling and exhibiting 2-rail O Scale, S scale, and all scales narrow gauge trains. Clinics, model and photo contests, about 30 home and club layouts open for self-guided tours. See web site for details and registration.

May 26, 2018

Railfan Photography Special

Walkersville, Maryland

Ride behind the restored Jeddo Coal Co. #85 (aka "Mack") locomotive, plus travel on track north of Walkersville towards Woodsboro. This popular event gives railroad enthusiasts and passengers the opportunity to photograph the train in rare locations.

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 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.

July 14, 2018

Lycoming Summer Train Meet

Montoursville, Pennsylvania

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

July 28, 2018 -
July 29, 2018

Model Railroad Show & Swap

Van Wert, Ohio

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

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 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.

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.

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 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 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.