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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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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 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.


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.


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.


November 20, 2018

Pasadena Model Railroad Club Fall 2018 Open House

Los Angeles, California

Visit the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest HO model Railroads in the world covering almost 5,000 sq. ft. Breathtaking scenery and theatrical lighting all combine to make this model railroad one your whole family will enjoy. See web site for details.


November 17, 2018 -
November 18, 2018

Pasadena Model Railroad Club Fall 2018 Open House

Los Angeles, California

Visit the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest HO model Railroads in the world covering almost 5,000 sq. ft. Breathtaking scenery and theatrical lighting all combine to make this model railroad one your whole family will enjoy.


October 13, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

Chapel Hills Model Train Show

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Enjoy our train show presented by Pikes Peak "N"gineers Model Railroad Club, Pikes Peak Division NMRA, Pikes Peak & Southern Model Railroad Club, Colorado Midland Chapter NRHS, Pikes Peak Division Youth in Model Railroading, and Pikemasters Railroad Club of Colorado Springs. See web site for details.


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 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 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.


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 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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


January 19, 2019

Model Railroad Swap Meet and Show

Darien, Illinois

Enjoy operating model railroad layouts, more than 60 vendor tables selling model railroad-related items on two levels packed with model train activities! Raffle. Handicap accessible. Refreshments available.


September 15, 2018

Fall Train Show

Indianapolis, Indiana

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



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.


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 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.


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.


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.



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 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.


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.


December 1, 2018 -
December 2, 2018

New England Model Train Expo HUB Division NMRA

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Enjoy the region’s largest holiday season train show with operating layouts in multiple scales, more than 220 dealer tables, new and used model trains and supplies, manufacturer displays, railroadiana, books, collectibles, white elephant table, and more. Visit our web site for details.


October 20, 2018 -
October 21, 2018

North Shore Model Railroad Club Open House

Wakefield, Massachusetts

Operating HO and HOn3 layout in basement of Brothers Restaurant, enter from Princess St. On Oct 20th, donation covers both show and open house.




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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


November 11, 2018

47th Annual Poughkeepsie Train & Hobby Show

Poughkeepsie, New York

Co-sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, our train show offers operating layouts, books, railroadiana, model exhibits, slot cars, die casts, modes, R/C, refreshments and the ever popular "White Elephant" table where all sorts of bargains will be found. Presented by the Hudson Valley Railroad Society.


December 2, 2018

Great Train Extravaganza

Albany, New York

Operating layouts in most scales including giant LEGO layout for the kids, more than 300 tables of model trains, train sets, parts, accessories, scenery items, books, videos, DVDs, prints, railroad memorabilia. Enjoy educational displays, door prizes, and more. See web site for details.


September 23, 2018

Finger Lakes Limited

Canandaigua, New York

Enjoy a leisurely two-hour round trip aboard vintage streamlined coaches riding on the Finger Lakes Railway from Canandaigua toward Clifton Springs and return. Premium "Bar Car" seating includes complimentary beer tasting from local craft breweries. Presented by the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum. Advance ticket purchase required. See web site for details.


September 22, 2018

Oktoberfest Train Rides

Rush, New York

Grab your lederhosen and enjoy tastings from local craft breweries as we celebrate Oktoberfest! Ride the train to visit all of the tasting stations! Includes museum admission and free souvenir tasting glass. Refreshments available for purchase. Advance ticket purchase required. See web site for details.


September 15, 2018 -
September 16, 2018

Diesel Days Train Rides

Rush, New York

See, hear, and ride behind several kinds of restored vintage diesel locomotives, including GE, Fairbanks-Morse, and Alco. Enjoy a mile-and-a-half round trip through our museum grounds, peek behind the scenes of our restoration shop, tour the cab of a real diesel locomotive. Refreshments available for purchase.


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 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.


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.


December 9, 2018

Massillon Train and Toy Show

Massillon, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 150 tables of new and used trains in all scales and gauges, die cast toys, as well as three operating model railroads.


November 3, 2018

Mt. Hope Train & Toy Show

Millersburg, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 600 tables of new and used model trains for sale in all scales and gauges, die-cast toys, seven operating model railroad exhibits, and more.


October 4, 2018 -
October 26, 2018

Hocking Valley Fall Foliage Trips

Nelsonville, Ohio

Ride the historic HVSR and observe the beautiful fall foliage along the Hocking River Valley. We run every Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. and every Saturday and Sunday at noon and 2:30 p.m. with a historic set of train engines and cars. See web site for details.


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 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.


November 17, 2018 -
November 25, 2018

Fenwick Central Model Railroad Open House

Fenwick, Ontario

Enjoy our 25'x35' HO scale model railroad with up to 6 trains online and dispatcher and yardmaster. Open House is Nov. 17, 18, 24,25--Saturdays and Sundays only. See website 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.


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.


October 13, 2018

Catawissa Fall Train Ride

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

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.


September 29, 2018 -
September 30, 2018

Montreal Model Train Exposition

Montreal, Quebec

Enjoy the largest model train show featuring model railroads that children (and the general public) can operate! More than 40 model railroads will be on display, plus vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Plus boats, plastic models etc. showing what can be made using one’s hands. Presented in conjunction with Sun Youth Organization.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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 -
October 14, 2018

19th Annual Train SHow & Swap Meet

Port Angeles, Washington

New larger location, featuring 5 operating layouts, Kids Area to run trains, model railroad and railroad items for sale, raffle for train set, and more. Free parking.


October 13, 2018 -
October 14, 2018

Lewis County Model Railroad Club Fall Train Show & Swap Meet

Chehalis, Washington

Enjoy our all-scales show with items from Z scale to G scale plus tinplate, toy trains, and collectibles. Multiple operating layouts will be on display. Saturday includes free admission to Lewis County Historical Museum and Model Railroad.


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.


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.