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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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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 19, 2018

The Future of the Delaware & Ulster Railroad

Phoenicia, New York

Wes Coates, Director of the Catskill Revitalization Committee, will discuss the operation and plans for the Delaware & Ulster Railroad and thoughts about getting the various railroad-related organizations in the area to work together for mutual support and benefit.


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 8, 2018

NHRHTA Train Show Meet

Essex, Connecticut

Enjoy our New Haven Railroad-themed train and modeling show featuring clinics, dealers, film and slide shows, and more. New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Association.


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 15, 2018 -
September 16, 2018

Coal River Model Train Show

Madison, West Virginia

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 tables of vendors selling and trading new and used model trains in all scales. Many operating model railroad displays in G, O, HO, S, and N scales. Refreshments available. Free parking.


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 16, 2018

Fifty Years Ago on the Catskill Mountain Branch

Phoenicia, New York

Railroad historian and photographer Eugene Dauner’s presentation will be about a walk along the Ulster & Delaware Railroad right-of-way in the 1960s when the views from the track were wide open and a number of the grand old hotels still stood.


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, Connecticut

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 23, 2018

18th Annual Old Colony Model Railroad Club Show & Sale

Taunton, Massachusetts

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors offering new, used, and antique trains in all scales. A number of operating layouts will be on display. Presented by Old Colony Model Railroad Club.


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.


September 29, 2018

Richmond Train Day 2018

Richmond, Virginia

Come to Virginia’s railroad capital for awesome live entertainment, rail-themed bounce house, trackless train, face painting, real railroaders, mascots and more. Bring the whole family to drive the locomotive simulator, see Richmond’s largest model layout and tour the Museum’s collections.



September 30, 2018

The Muskokian Home Layout Tour

Gravenhurst, Ontario

Our 14th annual tour features more than 20 great home layouts open to visit in Muskoka and Simcoe county, in conjunction with the NFR NMRA regional convention in Huntsville. Guide books with maps online on Sept 1st. See web site for details.


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 9, 2018

Piedmont Division Monthly Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

Brief announcements, "bring and brag" and a clinic presentation. Join us for an evening of model railroad fun and fellowship.


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 11, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

Lansing Lashup NCR Regional Convention

Lansing, Michigan

Our regional convention Includes over 30 clinics, 20 home layouts, prototype tours, operating sessions, layouts on site, model showcase room, banquet with speaker, a retired railroader and author, and more. See web site for complete list of activities and registration information. Presented by the Capital Division North Central Region NMRA.


October 12, 2018 -
November 13, 2018

Strawberry Sunshine Limited Sunshine Region NMRA Regional Convention

Plant City, Florida

Enjoy three days of fun convention activities with a prototype tour, clinics, ops sessions, train show, banquet with guest speaker Bob Hamm Eastern Division Director, raffles, door prizes, and more. Please see web site for complete list of activities and registration information.


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 13, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

28th Annual Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show

Kirkwood, Missouri

All scales, swap tables, operating layouts, air conditioned, great door prizes! Bring the kids to see the trains! Presented by Mississippi Valley N Scalers.


October 13, 2018

Sunshine Region NMRA Convention Train Show and Swap Meet

Plant City, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 80 tables of vendors with merchandise ranging from N, O-27, HO, Z scale, t-shirts, decoders and couples. Refreshments available. Presented by Sunshine Region NMRA.


October 13, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

29th Annual Tidewater Division Train Show & Sale

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 150 vendor tables with new and used model railroad equipment in all scales. White elephant table, train doctor, test tracks, operating layouts, and more. Presented by Tidewater Division Mid East Region NMRA.


October 13, 2018

Catawissa Fall Train Ride

Catawissa, Bloomsburg

Travel on the former Lackawanna line from the Catawissa Legion to Northumberland, Pa., and return. Enjoy historic sights as you travel along the scenic Susquehanna River. No pets, smoking, or alcohol allowed. Two tripd leaving promptly at 10:30am and 2:30pm. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite. Operated by North Shore Railroad, sponsored by Roaring Creek and Catawissa Valley History Group.


October 13, 2018

Grand River Valley Railroad Club Fall Train Show

Wyoming, Michigan

Enjoy more than 200 vendor tables of trains and model railroad supplies in all scales, railroad books, photos, and collectibles, and more. LEGO Layout, Thomas the Train play area, plus five operating model railroad displays.


October 13, 2018

Toy Train and Collectible Show/Sale

Kissimmee, Florida

Vendors selling model trains, hobby collectibles, diecast cars, and much more. Operating model railroad display.


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.


October 20, 2018

Capital Region Model Railway Self-Guided Tour

Ottawa, Ontario

Enjoy a self-guided layout tour at locations around the Ottawa capital region. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in the basement meeting room at St. Anthony's Banquet Hall. See web site for details.


October 21, 2018

O&W Railroad High View Tunnel Lecture

Phoenicia, New York

Railroad historian Rick Brooks of Brooks & Brooks Surveyors will present a talk and pictures about the 3800 ft. long O&W Railroad High View Tunnel which he is surveying and documenting in anticipation of its clearing and opening as part of a recreational trail.


October 28, 2018

7th Annual Model Railroad Show & Sale

Hampton, Iowa

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors and our operating layout of club in basement of restored Rock Depot on the grounds.


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 10, 2018 -
November 10, 2018

Granite City Train Show

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Vendors will be selling and buying trains, accessories, books, videos, railroad collectibles and memorabilia, antique trains and toys, hobby items and more. Operating model and toy train displays. Kids can help build a wooden train layout. See web site for details.



November 13, 2018

Piedmont Division Monthly Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

Brief announcements, "bring and brag" and a clinic presentation. Join us for an evening of model railroad fun and fellowship.



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.


November 17, 2018

Toy Train and Collectible Show & Sale

Dover, Florida

Vendors will be on hand selling various model trains, hobbies collectibles, and die-cast cars, and much more. There will be a running train layout on display.


November 25, 2018

Southeast Michigan Model Railroad Flea Market & Show

Ann Arbor, Michigan

A family-friendly event featuring operating train layouts by Rails on Wheels and other area clubs, a Lego layout display, plus a train kids can run. More than 100 tables of scale and tinplate model trains, railroading and train-related books, videos and photo for sale.


January 19, 2019

O Scale South 2019

Roswell, Georgia

Enjoy our fifth annual swap meet featuring a modular layout, sales tables, vendors, plus layout tours on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Presented by The Southern O Scalers.