Railfan 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy our special event featuring food, wine tasting by Pomar Junction Winery, a railroad swap meet, children’s activities, railroad photography, art and the Museum’s world-class model railroad. The event will feature speakers on local rail history, and more. See web site for details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy our train show featuring more than 30 layouts and exhibits of all scales of model trains, as well as several railroad historical societies and train museums. Door prizes include the Grand Prize of a 30” x 60” N scale layout.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Third annual Railfans Dinner and movie night featuring original film footage from Boston & Maine company photographer George Hill taken in the 1940s and slides from Dick Towles 1960 to present collection. Dinner reservations required, choice of baked haddock or turkey dinner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ride one or both of our two different trains: Travel east on the Whippany Line behind a real steam locomotive, or take the rare trip west behind Tri-State’s No. 19 to M&E’s shop facility. Enjoy food trucks, live music, and tour a variety of historic exhibits! Presented by Tri-State Railway Historical Society, Inc. See web site for details.
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.
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.
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. Presented by Sunrise Trail NER NMRA. See web site for registration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This special four-day event will include an optional train trip departing Philadelphia 30th Street on May 9 and returning on May 13, using restored PRR cars from Bennett Levin's private fleet. The convention includes a full slate of presentations and tours. See web site for details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Special afternoon and evening photography event featuring privately built narrow gauge railroad which includes a Climax Class A steam locomotive, log train, actors and props. Professionally lighted night photo session and dinner are included.
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.