Model Railroad News Timetable

White River Productions

ConductorModel Railroad News Timetable lists railroad related events in the United States and Canada free of charge. Notices submitted to this web site at least 90 days prior to event date will be considered for publication in the print edition of our magazines, including Railfan & Railroad, Railroad Model Craftsman, Model Railroad News, and Railpace Newsmagazine.

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June 29, 2024 -
June 30, 2024

Cheyenne Railroad Heritage Days

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Enjoy two days of exciting model train displays, including vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, plus railroad collectibles. Free presentation clinics. Meet the author of "The Standard Guide to Athearn Model Trains" Tim Blaisdell. Presented by Sherman Hill Model Railroad Club.


June 30, 2024

Summer Open House

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Enjoy our Centerville & Southwestern miniature train ride, caboose tours, museum and gift shop, all right alongside the busy Norfolk Southern main line!


July 4, 2024 -
July 6, 2024

Stars and Stripes Special

North Freedom, Wisconsin

Join us in celebrating the pivotal role that railroads played in the development of our nation with a patriotic ride aboard a train draped in red, white, and blue. Enjoy a free snow cone after the train ride, and take a walking guided tour of our engine house, machine shop, and car shop. See website for details.


July 6, 2024

Freedom Flyer

North Freedom, Wisconsin

Celebrate the 4th of July weekend with a train ride! Aboard the train, passengers will enjoy a refreshing glass of fruit punch and popcorn. Embark on a 55-minute late evening ride through rural Sauk County, arriving back at North Freedom from the round-trip ride at 6:00 PM. See website for details.


July 12, 2024 -
April 14, 2024

Day Out with Thomas

Snoqualmie, Washington

‘Pop’ on board a train ride adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine! "Day Out with Thomas: Bubble Tour" is coming with loads of bubble-themed games and activities! See website for details.


July 13, 2024

Train Ride and Rail Yard Tour

Adams, Massachusetts

Train ride with tour of our rail yard in North Adams where our locomotives, rail diesel cars (RDCs), and other equipment are stored. Photography welcomed. 7/13 and 8/17 only! For safety while walking through the yard, closed-toe shoes are required.


July 13, 2024

Rail Fair

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Rail Fair has grown to become the tri-state area’s largest one-day train show, flea market, and swap meet, with more than 300 vendor tables of railroad-related merchandise. The La Crosse Short Line Railroad Museum will be also open for guided tours. See website for details.


July 27, 2024 -
July 28, 2024

Van Wert Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap

Van Wert, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 250 vendor tables offering new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Filling four buildings with over 40,000 sq. ft. Junior Engineer event, TimeSaver switching puzzles, and several operating model railroad displays. Presented by Van Wert County Historical Society.


August 3, 2024 -
August 4, 2024

Franklin Train Show

Franklin, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, operating model railroad displays, and more. Presented by Central Indiana Division NMRA.


August 3, 2024

Mixed Train Photo Charter

Antonito, Colorado

Special mixed train photo charter departing from the C&TS Depot in Antonito, CO. Train will be pulled by Rio Grande K-27 463 operating to Osier and return. Fare includes box lunch, water, and snacks. See website for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.


August 10, 2024 -
August 10, 2024

2024 Summerail at Marion

Marion, Ohio

Railroad multi-media photography show featuring presentations by Tom Carver, Adam Lauterbur, Mark Llanuza, Andrew Nelson, David Oroszi, Fr. Dale Peterka, Jerry Pyfer, Steve Smedley, Tim Tonge, Don Toon, andJoseph Trepasso. Railroad flea market and collectibles show on site. Visit nearby Marion Union Station and AC Tower Museum. Purchase tickets at the door, cash or check only. Presented by Marion Union Station Association.


August 10, 2024 -
August 10, 2024

2023 Summerail Photography Show

Marion, Ohio

Enjoy a day of engaging multi-media railroad photography presentations highlighting railroads across North America, spanning several decades. Presenters include Tom Carver, Adam Lauterbur, Mark Llanuza, Andrew Nelson, David Oroszi, Fr. Dale Peterka, Jerry Pyfer, Steve Smedley, Tim Tonge, Don Toon, and Joseph Trepasso. Includes railroadiana train show & sale, visit to Marion Union Station, AC Tower Museum, and more. Tickets available at the door, cash only.


August 10, 2024

Ice Cream & Starlight Trolley Rides

Milton, Ontario

We're staying open late to enjoy some ice cream under the stars. Ride our historic streetcars in a unique setting. See website for details.


August 17, 2024

Pinellas Park Toy Train Show & Sale

Pinellas Park, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 50 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more.


August 24, 2024 -
August 25, 2024

Austin Train Show

Austin, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 25,000 sq. ft. of operating model trains (including LEGO), more than 100 vendor tables offering new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, raffle, self-guided layout tour, kids' activities, and more. Presented by Austin Model Railway Society.


August 25, 2024

48th Annual Train Show & Sale

Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring all scales and gauges of model trains and railroad collectibles to buy, sell, or trade. Presented by Central Pennsylvania Chapter NRHS.


August 28, 2024

Nauset Model Railroad Club Open House Days

Orleans, Massachusetts

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28. Open house from 6:00-8:00pm. Enjoy five operating model railroads in N, HO, S, O, and G.


August 31, 2024

Colfax Railroad Museum Train Show & Sale

Colfax, Wisconsin

Join us in celebration of our museum's 25th year of public operation! Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, operating model railroad displays, and more. Guided museum tours from 11am-4pm.


September 14, 2024

Brooksville Toy Show & Sale

Brooksville, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 70 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more.


September 14, 2024

New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Association Train Show

Essex, Connecticut

Enjoy our annual train show and reunion featuring many vendor tables selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroadiana and collectibles. Clinics presentations about New Haven Railroad topics held throughout the day. Essex Steam Train and Riverboat excursions available next to show location (extra fare).


September 15, 2024 -
September 15, 2024

24th Annual Model Railroad Show

Taunton, Massachusetts

Enjoy our all-gauge train show with vendors selling new and used model trains as well as railroad memorabilia and collectibles. Operating model railroad displays. Presented by Old Colony Model Railroad Club.


September 20, 2024 -
September 21, 2024

OMRA Annual Train Show

Springfield, Missouri

Enjoy the largest train show in Missouri featuring vendors selling new and used trains in all scales and gauges, 45,000 sq. ft. in all. Adult admission good for both days. Presented by Ozarks Model Railroad Association.


September 20, 2024 -
September 21, 2024

Indianapolis O Scale 2 Rail Show 2024

Indianapolis, Indiana

Enjoy our train show and swap meet dedicated to O scale two-rail, Proto48, On30 narrow gauge, and also 3-rail O scale. More than 100 vendor tables. See website for details and registration.


September 21, 2024 -
September 22, 2024

Southwest Idaho Train Show

Caldwell, Idaho

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 21,000 sq. ft. of model railroading, including instructional clinics, operating layouts, exhibits, vendors offering new and used model train equipment in all scales and gauges, railroad memorabilia and collectibles, and more. Presented by the Caldwell Model Railroad Club and Historical Society.


September 21, 2024

Colorado Rail Proto Meet

Greeley, Colorado

Enjoy our event featuring in-progress and completed model displays. Enjoy clinics, hands on stations, and vendor displays and sales. Registration includes admission to the Colorado Model Railroad Museum and dinner at the museum. More activities being planned so check the website for further details and registration.


September 21, 2024

70th Anniversary Celebration

Milton, Ontario

The museum is planning a day of celebration and fun for the whole family including unlimited streetcar rides, activities for kids, food trucks, trolley parade, ceremony, and more. See website for details.


September 21, 2024 -
September 22, 2024

15th Annual St. Lawrence Valley Model Train, Toy & Collectible Expo

Massena, New York

See operating model railroad displays in various scales. Enjoy our train show featuring vendors buying and selling new and used used model trains, toys, coins, sports cards, and more. Free scenery modeling clinic. Free outside miniature train rides (weather permitting). Presented by Norwood Model Railroad Club.


September 28, 2024 -
September 28, 2024

Great Train Swap Meet

Battle Ground, Washington

Enjoy our show featuring model trains and supplies in several scales, plus collectibles and memorabilia. Sponsored by Southwest Washington Model Railroaders.


September 29, 2024

Hawley Model Train Show & Sale

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Operating model railroad display. Proceeds benefit Hawley Fire Dept.


September 29, 2024

2024 Breslau Train Show

Breslau, Ontario

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Clinic presentations, operating model railroad dosplays. Presented by Western Ontario Division, Niagara Frontier Region, NMRA.


October 5, 2024 -
October 6, 2024

50th Annual Great Berea Train Show

Berea, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 70,000 sq. ft. of model railroad layouts, dealers, historical societies and memorabilia. Access the event from the Bagley Road entrance of the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Presented by Division 4, Mid-Central Region NMRA.


October 12, 2024

Fall Train Show

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scale and gauges, die-cast cars and trucks, railroad collectibles, videos, and more. Operating model railroad display. Presented by Beaver Lawrence Railway Historical Society, Inc.


October 19, 2024

Annual Train Show & Craft Meet

Linden, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Operating model railroad display. Presented by Clinton Central Model Railroad Club.


October 20, 2024

Iowa City Train Show

Iowa City, Iowa

Join us for our fourth annual train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges! Expanded this year to two buildings for more vendor and display space. Free tours of the HMR club building on fairgrounds, featuring our partially completed multi-scale layout. Sponsored by Hawkeye Model Railroad Club.


October 26, 2024

Clearwater Toy Train Show & Sale

Clearwater, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more.



November 2, 2024 -
November 3, 2024

Great New York State Model Train Fair

Syracuse, New York

Our 49th year! Enjoy the largest model train show in New York State with more than 300 vendor tables and 30 operating layouts in a 110,000 sq. ft. exhibition center. Presented by Central New York Chapter NRHS.


November 2, 2024 -
November 3, 2024

76th Annual Open House

San Gabriel, California

Come be a part of the 76th Annual Open House at one of the Los Angeles area's largest, complete, model railroad layouts. Walk among operating passenger, freight, commuter, and work trains. See up close and personal the Highland Pacific Railroad.


November 8, 2024 -
November 10, 2024

RAILFAN & RAILROAD 50th Anniversary Celebration

Swedesboro, New Jersey

We’re turning 50 this year, and you’re invited to the party! Our host will be SMS Lines in southern New Jersey, located just 30 minutes from Philadelphia’s airport and train stations. For one combined ticket price, you’ll enjoy a classic Jim Boyd-style Friday night photo session, a Saturday steam-powered photo freight and diesel-powered passenger train on Woodstown Central Railroad, an evening banquet and slide show with special guest presenters, a Sunday tour of the SMS Lines facility in Pureland, plus a few other surprises along the way! Ticket includes all photo sessions, train rides, tours, banquet, and slide show. Lodging not included. Schedule subject to change without notice. See website for details.


November 10, 2024

Lansing Model Train Show & Sale

East Lansing, Michigan

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 500 vendor tables selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Operating model railroad displays.


November 16, 2024

New Port Richey Toy Train Show & Sale

New Port Richey, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 60 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more.


November 16, 2024 -
November 17, 2024

Houston Area Model Train Show

Pearland, Texas

Join us for all-scales model railroading fun! Enjoy operating model railroads, table sales, historical society exhibits, and more. Sponsored by Houston Area T-TRAK Association.


November 23, 2024

17th Annual Danville Indiana Train Show

Danville, Indiana

Enjoy more than 29,000 sq. ft. of displays, dioramas, operating layouts, and vendors selling model railroad equipment, memorabilia, and supplies all popular scales. Presented by the Central Indiana Division NMRA.


November 30, 2024 -
November 30, 2024

Fall Train Show

Boonsboro, Maryland

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, plus railroadiana, collectibles, and more. Proceeds benefit the Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum at Antietam Station.


December 7, 2024

Crystal River Toy Train & Sale

Crystal River, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 70 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Operating model railroad display.


December 21, 2024

Pinellas Park Toy Train Show & Sale

Pinellas Park, Florida

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 60 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Operating model railroad display.