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Railfan Timetable

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WRP 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, Model Railroad News, and O Scale Trains. White River Productions is not responsible for errors in listings, please confirm details with event sponsor.


 

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May 22, 2020 -
May 24, 2020

5th Annual Railway Modellers Meet of British Columbia

Burnaby, British Columbia

Enjoy our special event featuring keynote speaker Trevor Marshall and "The Road Less Traveled." Operating sessions, layout tours, prototype and modelling clinics, model displays and more will all be part of the Meet. See web site for details and registration.


April 30, 2020 -
May 2, 2020

“Clear to the Coast” NMRA Pacific Coast Region 2020 Convention

Concord, California

Clinic programs, plus mini-clinics, a non-judged “square foot challenge” contest, home layout tours, operating sessions and on-site operations layout, enjoy a day at the Western Railway Museum including streetcar and interurban car rides, and a barbecue lunch. Our guest banquet speaker will be Stacey Naffah, president of Wm. K. Walthers. See web site for details.


September 26, 2020

2020 NHRHTA Train Show

Essex, Connecticut

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains, railroad collectibles, and more. Enjoy exhibits of New Haven equipment on the grounds. Train rides available (extra fare). Presented by The New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Association.


May 23, 2020

Toy Train and Collectibles Show & Sale

Brooksville, Florida

Vendors will be on hand selling various model trains, hobbies collectibles, and die cast cars, antiques, and much more. Operating model railroad display.


June 27, 2020

29th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale

Tallahassee, Florida

Shop our vendors for trains, accessories, collectibles or clothing and visit various scale operating train layouts for action, sights and sounds. Hosted by Big Bend Model Railroad Association.


May 17, 2020

Fox Valley Division NMRA May Meeting

Prospect Heights, Illinois

Our monthly meeting features division news, events, clinic presentations and popular vote model contests with awards. See our website for latest contest and event details.


April 19, 2020

Fox Valley Division NMRA Annual Business Meeting

Prospect Heights, Illinois

Annual business meeting and election of Superintendent and Chief Clerk. Our monthly meeting features division news, events, clinic presentations and popular vote model contests with awards. See our website for latest contest and event details.


May 1, 2020

Scale Model Railroad Swap Meet

Elmhurst, Illinois

Enjoy our Tscale model swap meet, no Lionel tinplate or toys. See web site for details. Presented by the Elmhurst Model Railroad Club.


May 1, 2020

Scale Model Railroad Swap Meet

Elmhurst, Illinois

This is a scale model railroad swap meet. No Lionel, Tinplate, or toys. Presented by The Elmhurst Model Railroad Club.


April 26, 2020

Spring Railroad Swap Meet and Movie Program

Griffith, Indiana

For the serious scale modeler and the discriminating railfan. Railroad swap meet starts at 10am (Chicago time), movie presentation starts at 2pm. Presented by Blackhawk Chapter NRHS.


May 2, 2020

Nickel Plate Express Charter Train Ride

Atlanta, Indiana

Enjoy a private five-hour chartered train ride on the Nickel Plate Express, departing at 10am from Noblesville and running to Atlanta and return. Scheduled stop at Arcadia Depot and Mr. Muffins Trains. Meal stop at Choo Choo Cafe (meal not included in ticket price). Age 12 and up only. Contact for details and ticket purchase.


May 29, 2020 -
May 30, 2020

Rock Island Remembered

Eldon, Iowa

Tours, presentations, and meet-and-greet for railroad employees, families, and fans, marking the 40th anniversary of the passing of the the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad. See web site for details.


April 18, 2020

Davenport Model Railroad Show

Davenport, Iowa

Enjoy our 30,000 sq. ft. train show featuring more than 300 vendor tables of new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles and hardware, and more.


June 6, 2020 -
June 7, 2020

Center of the Nation Model Railroad Expo

Hutchinson, Kansas

NEW, LARGER LOCATION! Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 vendor tables and numerous operating layouts in a 25,800 sq ft. building. See web site for details. Sponsored by the Kansas Central Model Railroaders.


April 18, 2020

SMMRC Second Annual Train Show

Westbrook, Maine

See live model train displays, learn modeling techniques, network and buy some trains from a large array of vendors. Presented by Southern Maine Model Railroad Club.



October 3, 2020

Southern New England Model RR Club O Scale Model Train Show

Gardner, Massachusetts

Enjoy our O scale model train show featuring new and used model trains and railroad collectibles for sale. Our 40x65 club layout will be operating from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm (follow the signs from Exit 22 or 23 off Route 2). Sponsored by the Southern New England Model Railroad Club.



April 18, 2020

Greater Grand Rapids Spring Train Show

Wyoming, Michigan

Enjoy more than 200 vendor tables of trains and model railroad supplies in all scales, railroad books and collectibles, operating model railroad displays, LEGO and Thomas trains and play area. Enter frawing for Lionel "Thomas" Train Set. Presented by Grand River Valley Railroad Club.



April 27, 2020 -
May 4, 2020

“The Louisiane” Private Car Charter Train Ride

St. Louis, Missouri

Ride private car "Hollywood Beach" (ex-Seaboard Air Line) from St. Louis, Chicago, or Memphis to New Orleans. Departing April 27 with three nights in New Orleans (Chicago and St. Louis passengers may occupy the car as hotel facilities). Tour the city on your own. Departing New Orleans on May 2, arriving Chicago May 3 and St. Louis May 4. See web site for details and reservations.


September 18, 2020 -
September 19, 2020

Wabash Railroad Historical Society Annual Meeting

O'Fallon, Missouri

Enjoy layout tours, presentations focused on the Wabash and St. Louis, model contest, and banquet. Saurday. bus tour of St. Louis railroad structures including renovated Union Station, and a ride Metrolink on ex-Wabash tracks. Sunday bus tour of National Museum of Transportation and ride Wabash, Frisco & Pacific. This event is open to all. Presented by Wabash Railroad Historical Society.


September 2, 2020 -
September 5, 2020

40th National Narrow Gauge Convention

St. Charles, Missouri

This annual four-day event features manufacturer exhibits, model contests, operating modules, live steam, home layout visits and clinics in a 35,000 sq. ft. convention center. You will have the opportunity to visit some of the finest narrow gauge layouts in the greater St. Louis area. See web site for details.


April 26, 2020

40th Annual Helena Railroad Fair

Helena, Montana

Enjoy our train show featuring 200 tables of railroad items, tinplate and toy trains, scale models, railroad collectibles, and more.


April 18, 2020 -
April 19, 2020

26th Annual Train Show

North Platte, Nebraska

Enjoy operating layouts in various scales, vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Sponsored by Nebraska West Central Division, Mid-Continent Region NMRA.


April 26, 2020

9th Annual Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Model Railroad Show

North Sutton, New Hampshire

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used trains in all scales and gauges, white elephant trading table, operating layouts, and more. Presented by the Connecticut Valley Model Railroad Club.



November 7, 2020

METCA & NYSME Train Show

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains and railroad collectibles for sale. Presented by the Metropolitan Division Train Collectors Association and the New York Society of Model Engineers.


April 25, 2020 -
April 26, 2020

NOME and TTCS Train Show

Lockport, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used toys and model trains in all scales and gauges for sale, operating model railroad displays, and more. Presented by Niagara and Niagara Orleans Model Railroad Engineers (NOME) and Toy Train Collectors Society (TTCS).


April 25, 2020

44th Annual Lehigh Valley Railroad Memorial Night

Shortsville, New York

Celebrate the history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad with a program of slides, movies, photographs, and discussions. Attendees are welcome to bring their own LV memorabilia to share. Enjoy museum exhibits and model train displays. See web site for details.


May 16, 2020

All-Day Railroad Slide Show Presentations

Edinburgh, Nineveh

Enjoy railroad slide show presentations featuring local short lines, military railroads, BC Rail, Flood of 1913, and many more subjects from the personal collection of Brian Banta.


May 15, 2020 -
May 17, 2020

NYCSHS 50th Anniversary Annual Convention

Independence, Ohio

Enjoy historical and modeling presentations on the New York Central, a tour of historical sites, layout tours, banquet with guest speaker, a free admission railroadiana and model train show on May 17, and the Collinwood Shop selling NYC memorabilia and models. Special hotel rate available. See web site for details.


November 7, 2020

The Cleveland Two-Rail O Scale Meet

Parma, Ohio

Buy, sell, and train O Scale train items, enjoy layout tours, Friday night dinner with free presentation. See web site for details. Presented by Cleveland Train Shows, Inc.


May 17, 2020

NYCSHS All-Scale Train Show

Independence, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales, railroad antiques and collectibles, timetables, keys, locks, and lanterns, books and videos, model railroad display, and New York Central Railroad specialty items from the NYCSHS Collinwood Shop. Presented by the New York Central System Historical Society.


August 8, 2020

Summerail 2020

Marion, Ohio

Enjoy fantastic multi-media slideshow presentations, railroad collectibles show and sale, visit Marion Union Station and the restored AC Tower. Presenters include Bruce Barrett, Charlie Dischinger, Steve Glischinski, John Gruber, Chris Guss, Michael Harding, Elrond Lawrence, Scott Lothes, Jeff Mast, and Samuel Phillips. See web site for details.


April 19, 2020 -
April 26, 2020

Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers Open House

Fenwick, Ontario

Enjoy our 25x35' HO scale Fenwick Central model railroad featuring displatcher and yardmaster control. Sorry, not wheelchair accessible. Open Sundays 4/19 and 426 only. See web site for details.


April 21, 2020 -
April 24, 2020

2020 Make Tracks to Eugene Pacific Northwest Region NMRA Convention

Eugene, Oregon

Our annual regional convention includes clinics, non-rail activities, free-mo operations, banquet, layout tours, local attractions, and more. See web site for details and registration options. Hosted by First Division PNR NMRA.


April 18, 2020

South Mountain Division & Mainline Hobby Supply 8th Annual Mini-Con

Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our free one-day event located just one block north of Main Line Hobby Supply, including prototype and modeling clinic presentations, modular displays, and meet other model railroaders. Presented in cooperation with South Mountain Division, Mid-Eastern Region NMRA.


August 15, 2020 -
August 16, 2020

Model Railroading Days

Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy operating model train layouts, demonstrations and other activities. Included in the regular Museum admission.


August 30, 2020 -
August 30, 2020

62nd Annual Steam Engine and Tractor Show

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a demonstration of steam traction engines, train rides behind Pennsylvania Railroad 0-6-0 switcher No. 643, antique tractors, a working saw mill, model train exhibit, and more. See web site for details.


October 4, 2020

44th Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo

Easton, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our show featuring vendors of railroad books, magazines, art, model trains, and other railroad memorabilia. Children can participate in a raffle to win a train set. Enjoy presentations by local photographers. Presented by Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Chapter NRHS.


July 18, 2020 -
July 19, 2020

Model Train Flea Market

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy real steam train rides, model train exhibit, vendors selling new and used model trains and railroad collectibles, museum exhibits, and more.



April 18, 2020 -
April 19, 2020

New Braunfels Model Railroad Jamboree

New Braunfels, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 300 vendor tables, 10 operating layouts in all scales, silent auction, and more. Depot museum open house with 0-6-0T locomotive, Illinois Central dining car, 60' MP high cube boxcar, MP caboose. Free train rides for children under 13 on Landa Park Railroad. See web site for details. Presented by New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers Society.


May 16, 2020 -
May 17, 2020

Historic Jefferson Train show

Jefferson, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring modular layouts, vendors, children's play area, and more. Narrow gauge train ride ($12 extra fare). Admission also includes the R.D. Moses Texas & Pacific Model Railroad. Sponsored by the Jefferson & Cypress Bayou Model Railroad Club and the Historic Jefferson Railway.



December 18, 2020 -
December 19, 2020

Santa Train

North Bend, Washington

Families will enjoy a holiday train excursion aboard Santa Train to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Children and their families will enjoy music, fresh-baked cookies from coal-fired ovens, hot cocoa and fresh coffee, and a small gift for each child. See web site for details.


September 12, 2020 -
September 13, 2020

Grandparent’s Grand Excursion

Snoqualmie, Washington

Celebrate grandma and grandpa on National Grandparent’s Day, September 13! It’s the perfect weekend to take the grands for a ride aboard the Northwest Railway Museum’s antique train. On both September 12 and 13, a grandparent rides free when accompanied by a paying grandchild – of any age! See web site for details.


June 20, 2020 -
June 21, 2020

Father’s Day Weekend Train Rides

Snoqualmie, Washington

Father’s Day weekend fathers ride free when accompanied by a paying child – of any age! Enjoy views of the Cascade foothills, Snoqualmie Falls and the Snoqualmie Valley as you relax aboard the Northwest Railway Museum’s antique coaches. Bring the whole family! See web site for details.


May 23, 2020 -
May 25, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Train Rides

Snoqualmie, Washington

To commemorate the holiday, the Northwest Railway Museum will offer a special $5 roundtrip train fare May 23-25, to members of the military: active duty, guard, reserve, retired, and their dependent family members, with current military ID. See web site for details.


May 9, 2020 -
May 10, 2020

Mother’s Day Weekend Train Rides

Snoqualmie, Washington

Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day weekend on May 9-10 with a scenic train excursion through the Cascade foothills. The Northwest Railway Museum invites mothers to enjoy a free ride aboard our antique train, when accompanied by a paying child of any age! See web site for details.



June 20, 2020 -
June 21, 2020

31st Annual Strawberry Fest Model Train Show

Waupaca, Wisconsin

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains for sale, operating model railroad displays, and more. Presented by Waupaca Area Model Railroaders. See web site for details.


May 16, 2020 -
May 17, 2020

Cheyenne Railroad Heritage Days Train Show

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Enjoy our train show featuring vendorss, crafts, kid’s corner, and several model railroad displays. See web site for details. Presented by the Sherman Hill Model Railroad Club.