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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August 13, 2022

Summerail 2022

Marion, Ohio

Enjoy a day of exciting railroad themed multimedia presentations, railroadiana sale, and more. Programs will highlight railroads from across North America, spanning several decades. Visit Marion Union Station Museum and restored AC Tower. Cash admission at the door, no credit cards accepted. Sponsored by Marion Union Station Association.


August 13, 2022

Trains & Trolleys at Twilight – August

Rush, New York

Ride vintage diesel trains and electric trolleys to an old fashioned "Trolley Park" for a free outdoor jazz concert and complimentary ice cream. Trains depart every 30 minutes from Industry Depot on Route 251. Presented by Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum and New York Museum of Transportation.


August 13, 2022

WW&F Annual Picnic and Mountain Extension Opening

Alna, Maine

Celebrate the opening of the "Mountain Extension" of the storied WW&F narrow gauge. Two steam trains will be winding their way up the 4% grade to "Top of Mountain" where food and drink will be available. All day passes available; a special talk on "Narrow Gauge Theory" will occur on the 4pm train.


August 27, 2022 -
August 28, 2022

Franklin Train Show

Franklin, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring modeling demonstrations, model railroad display and operating layouts, and more. Presented by Central Indiana Division NMRA.


August 27, 2022

Pinellas Park Toy Train Show /Sale

Pinellas Park, Florida

New and used model trains, diecast cars, collectibles, and more. Operating layout. Photo booth for kids.


August 27, 2022 -
August 28, 2022

Austin Area Train Show

Austin, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 25,000 sq. ft. of model railroading including model railroads in all scales and vendors selling new and used model trains and collectibles. See the Texas Brick Railroad made entirely of LEGO, ride the Kiddie Express, and more. Presented by the Austin Model Railway Society.


August 27, 2022 -
August 28, 2022

The Great War Remembered: World War I Reenactment Weekend

Alna, Maine

A special stop during the train excursion features the WWI 3rd Maine Regiment, which was raised as a State Guard to protect important parts of infrastructure, such as railroad facilities. Drills and activities will be ongoing throughout the weekend.


August 28, 2022

Central Pennsylvania Train Meet

Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Our 46th annual meet! Buy, sell, and trade all scales of model trains, supplies, railroadiana, and collectibles. Sponsored by Central Pennsylvania Chapter NRHS.


August 28, 2022

Warrior Run Train Meet

Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Our 46th annual train show features all scales and gauges of model trains and railroad collectibles to buy, sell, or trade. Presented by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter NRHS.


September 7, 2022 -
September 11, 2022

2022 NMRA Pacific Southwest Region “Back on Track” Convention

San Diego, California

Our convention will feature layout tours, prototype tours and clinics. Opening reception at San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Banquet speaker will be famous radio announcer and TV personality “Shotgun” Tom Kelly. Hosted by the San Diego Division Pacific Southwest Region NMRA. See website for details.


September 10, 2022

Brooksville Toy Train Show/Sale

Brooksville, Florida

New and used model trains, diecast cars, collectibles, and more. Operating layout. Photo booth for kids.



September 10, 2022

Phillipsburg Transportation Festival

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

See all forms of transportation that Phillipsburg has to offer. Centerville & Southwestern miniature train ride. Caboose tours. Delaware River train excursions. Vintage buses. See web site for details.



September 10, 2022

North Shore Model Railroad Club Fall Flea Market

Wakefield, Massachusetts

Enjoy our train show featuring newly acquired estate collections, thousands of items for sale in all scales including structures, locomotives, rolling stock, and accessories. No reasonable offer refused.



September 15, 2022 -
September 18, 2022

Burlington Route Historical Society 2022 Annual Fall Meet

Duluth, Minnesota

Planned activities include North Shore Scenic Railroad excursion with CB&Q "Silver Club" dome car and "Lake of the Isles" dining car, a visit to the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad and the "Mark Twain Zephyr," a two-hour harbor cruise, plus swap meet, clinics, evening banquet, and more. See website for details and registration.


September 16, 2022

Naugatuck Railroad Excursion and Tour

Thomaston, Connecticut

Travel along the scenic Naugatuck River from Waterville to the Thomaston Dam. Multiple photo stops and behind-the-scenes tour of shop facilities are included. Excursion held in conjunction with the NER NMRA Regional Convention in Windsor, CT, September 15–18. Excursion tickets available separately if not attending convention.


September 16, 2022 -
September 17, 2022

16th Annual Michigan Railroad History Conference

Ludington, Michigan

Two-day railroad history conference. Friday: Bus field trip to visit Ludington area railroad sites. Saturday: Full day of railroad history presentations including railroad personalities, carferries, and railroad operations.



September 17, 2022 -
September 18, 2022

Classic Car Show and Train Rides

Rush, New York

See many classic cars on display from all eras and enjoy fun vintage diesel-hauled train rides on our museum grounds. Tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State! Located just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester.


September 17, 2022 -
September 18, 2022

Classic Car Show and Train Rides

Rush, New York

Enjoy our car show featuring beautifully restored classics from all eras! Cars will be on display throughout our museum grounds. Tour 1909 Erie Railroad station, museum restoration shop, outdoor exhibits, and more. Vintage diesel train rides depart every 30 min., reserve your tickets online today.


September 17, 2022 -
September 18, 2022

Colfax Railroad Days

Colfax, California

Colfax celebrates its role in the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad with a family-oriented, kid-friendly weekend. Attractions include the Living History Group from Coloma, a working blacksmith shop, the Chinese Workers Monument exhibit and monument model, LEGO trains and other model trains. Union Pacific engines and equipment will be on display and open to the public for touring.


September 18, 2022

2022 Breslau Model Train Show

Breslau, Ontario

NEW LOCATION AND DATE! Enjoy our train show featuring many manufacturers, vendors, and operating layouts in 8,000 sq. ft. Presented by Western Ontario Division, Niagara Frontier Region NMRA.


September 18, 2022

Old Colony Model Railroad Club Train Show

Taunton, Massachusetts

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



September 24, 2022

Great Train Swap Meet

Battle Ground, Washington

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used trains in all scale, railroad collectibles and memorabilia, and more. Sponsored by Southwest Washington Model Railroaders.


September 24, 2022

Santa Fe 2926 Annual Open House

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Enjoy live music, free refreshments, multiple operating layouts, Operation Lifesaver exhibit, cab tours, speeder rides and more. Wear your stylish railroad gear, bring the kids and a camera, shop for that special souvenir, and have a fun day supporting the restoration of Santa Fe 4-8-4 2926.


September 24, 2022 -
September 25, 2022

Pasadena Model Railroad Open House

Los Angeles, California

See the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest operating HO scale 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.


September 24, 2022 -
September 25, 2022

13th Annual St. Lawrence Valley Model Train, Toy, & Collectible Expo

Massena, New York

See operating layouts from New York and Canada in multiple scales. Many vendors buying, selling, and appraising new and used model trains and other collectables. Free modeling clinic and free outdoor miniature train rides for kids of all ages.


September 24, 2022

HOMES Hamilton & District Layout Tour

Hamilton, Ontario

20th annual self-guided layout tour of club and home layouts in the Hamilton, Ontario, area, including the HO Model Engineers Society (HOMES) club layout. See web site for details.


September 25, 2022

25th Anniversary Celebration

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Celebrate 25 years of preservation and scenic train rides on the West Chester Railroad! Enjoy a 90-minute round trip narrated excursion to Glen Mills (extra fare), free yard and cab tours, railroad history displays, book sale, touch-a-truck, refreshments, and more.


October 1, 2022 -
October 2, 2022

Plano Fall Train Show

Plano, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring 80,000 sq. ft. of operating model railroad layouts, displays, clinics, layout tours, and vendors offering new and used model trains in all scales. Presented by the North Council of Railroad Clubs.


October 2, 2022

44th Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo

Easton, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring railroadiana, new and used model trains, books, slides, collectibles, and more. Enter our train set raffle. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Chapter NRHS and Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley.



October 7, 2022

San Bernadino Railfanning Meet-Up

San Bernardino, California

Join us for a railfan meet-up at the BNSF San Bernadino Yard in Southern California. Our club hosts meet-ups, photo contests, railroadiana swaps/trades, and more. Presented by the U.S./Canada Railfan Club.


October 7, 2022 -
October 10, 2022

WW&F Fall Volunteer Work Weekend

Alna, Maine

Join volunteers from around the country for our largest work session to rebuild the storied two-footers of Maine. All ages and abilities are welcome to help build and maintain the railroad. Come for an hour or all four days; meals provided to all volunteers as thanks.


October 8, 2022 -
October 9, 2022

31st Annual Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show

Kirkwood, Missouri

Enjoy our train show featuring model trains in all scales, operating layouts, more than 100 vendor tables of model railroad items, and more. Presented by the Mississippi Valley N Scalers, LLC.


October 8, 2022 -
October 9, 2022

54th Annual Cincinnati Model Train & Trade Show

West Chester, Ohio

Enjoy our show filled with model and toy trains of all scales, multiple operating model railroad displays, test track, 200+ vendor tables offering new and used model trains, books, apparel, other railroad-related items.


October 8, 2022 -
October 9, 2022

High Plains 3-Railers Exhibit

Golden, Colorado

Enjoy the sights and sounds of classic O gauge toy trains from 1918 to the present, including Lionel, MTH , Marx, Williams, and more running on our plywood plains all day.


October 9, 2022 -
October 9, 2022

Spokane Fall Train Show

Spokane, Washington

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 200 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains and railroad collectibles. Operating model railroad displays including FreeMo, NTRAK, and more. Presented by River City Modelers.


October 14, 2022 -
October 15, 2022

Southwest O Scale Meet

Fort Worth, Texas

Returning to Fort Worth this year! Event includes dealer tables, swap meet, mainline and traction modular layouts, Friday evening BBQ dinner (extra fare), Saturday box lunch, and local layouts tours. See website for details.


October 15, 2022 -
October 16, 2022

Rail Fair at the State Fairgrounds Model Train Show

Pueblo, Colorado

NEW LOCATION! Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales, operating model railroad layouts, vendor tables, instructional clinics, and more. Sponsored by Pueblo Model Railroad Association and Train Expo Colorado (TECO).


October 15, 2022 -
October 30, 2022

Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

Rochester, New York

Oct. 15-16, 22-23, 29-30. Enjoy a mile-and-a-half train ride through our rural museum grounds. Ride aboard authentically restored vintage cabooses or open-air car pulled by a diesel to the Pumpkin Patch where every child will choose a small pumpkin to take home to decorate. Complementary juice, cookies, and coloring books for everyone. Enjoy self-guided tours of historic trains and our restoration shop, and a special operating Lionel exhibit by the Flower City Tinplate Trackers. Don’t forget to visit the friendly petting zoo!


October 16, 2022

31st Annual Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show

St. Charles, Illinois

Enjoy our show featuring railroad collectibles (and some model trains) for sale. Vintage keys, locks, lanterns, china, silverware, timetables, photos and slides, books, and more.


October 23, 2022

Fourth Annual NMRA Division 6 Train Show

Cambridge, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used trains in all scales, operating trains, books, videos, collectibles, and more. Easy access from I-70 or I-77 in historic Cambridge. Presented by Division 6 MCR NMRA.


October 23, 2022

2nd Annual Iowa City Train Show and Swap Meet

Iowa City, Iowa

Enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts in multiple scales, new and used model trains for sale, and more. Silent auction of three paintings by railroad artist James Matuska of LaCrosse, WI. Presented by Hawkeye Model Railroad Club.


November 5, 2022

The Cleveland Two-Rail O Scale Show

Parma, Ohio

Buy, sell, and trade new and used O scale trains and accessories. Three-rail and 1:48 permitted as long as they can be easily converted to scale two-rail operation.


November 5, 2022

METCA/MYSME Train Show

E. Rutherford, New Jersey

Enjoy our train show featuring many vendors offering new and used model trains in all scales and gauges.


November 5, 2022 -
November 6, 2022

Kingston Model Railroad Club Open House

Kingston, New York

Come enjoy our 85 year old O scale model railroad layout in action. Eras span many years, steam to diesel, turn of the century through modern day! Huge circus train, Santa and Thomas! Our museum features antique toy trains from the turn of the 20th century, plus local artifacts and railroadiana.


November 5, 2022 -
November 6, 2022

50th Anniversary Celebration Open House and Train Show

Sierra Vista, California

We have been providing rail service to Cochise County on a reduced scale (N, HO, G) for half a century. See the latest progress on our model railroad. Join us in marking this important milestone for our club.


November 5, 2022 -
November 6, 2022

Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club Annual Show

Raleigh, North Carolina

The largest, longest running model train show in North Carolina. 95,000 sq. ft. of railroading with more than 300 vendor tables, multiple layouts in 6 scales, featuring the largest, single entity, portable HO scale layout in the USA with 80+ car trains.




November 13, 2022

Lansing Model Railroad Club Show & Sale

Lansing, Michigan

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 500 vendor tables, operating model railroad displays, modeling demonstrations, and more.


November 19, 2022 -
November 19, 2022

METCA Train Show

Howard Beach, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used trains in all scales and gauges. Operating layout displays. Presented by Metropolitan Division of the Train Collectors Association.



November 19, 2022 -
November 20, 2022

South Florida Railway Museum Train Show and Swap Meet

Boca Raton, Florida

Enjoy our train show and swap meet (Sat. only), and model railroad exhibit open house (Sat. and Sun.) at the South Florida Railway Museum located in the old train station in nearby Deerfield Beach. See web site for details.


November 19, 2022 -
November 20, 2022

WNYRHS Fall Train & Toy Show/WNY Division Meet

Hamburg, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring multiple operating layouts in N, HO, S, and O, LEGO display and activity area, clinic presentations, and more than 350 vendor tables. Special joint event hosted by Western New York Railway Historical Society and WNY Division NFR NMRA.


November 19, 2022 -
November 20, 2022

Rails Along the Rio Grande Model Train Show

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Enjoy operating layouts in all scales, vendors selling new and used model trains and accessories, and memorabilia. Presented by Rio Grande Division 6, RMR NMRA.


November 19, 2022

CID NMRA Danville Train Show

Danville, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring operating model railroads as well as many model train and railroadiana vendors, live modeling demos, and a scale model contest. All located in one, 26,000 sq. ft. facility. Presented by Central Indiana Division NMRA


November 19, 2022 -
November 20, 2022

Trains at Christmas

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Enjoy our annual event which includes portable model train layouts from around the area and surrounding states, in every scale from Z to O, including Lionel and American Flyer toy trains. Presented by Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society.


November 26, 2022

HMRRM Fall Train Sale

Boonsboro, Maryland

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling model trains of all scales, along with railroad related collectibles including books, photos, dining car china, timetables, and more. Presented by Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum.


December 3, 2022

Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Santa Train Ride

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Come ride with Santa and visit him in our caboose. Gifts for the children and hot cocoa and cookies for all. Ride the Centerville & Southwestern train. See website for details.



December 4, 2022

Great Train Extravaganza

Albany, New York

Enjoy the largest model train event in the Capitol Region featuring operating layouts all scales and LEGO, more than 300 vendor tables selling model trains, train sets, parts, buildings, craftsman kits, accessories, scenery, books, DVDs, prints, memorabilia, and more. Switching puzzle and test tracks available. Presented by Hudson-Berkshire Division NER NMRA.


December 4, 2022

Great Train Extravaganza

Albany, New York

Largest model train event in the Capitol Region. Operating layouts all scales plus giant LEGO layout. More than 300 vendor tables of model trains, train sets, parts, structures, kits, accessories, scenery, books, DVDs, prints, railroad memorabilia, and more. Try our switching puzzle and test tracks. Many exhibits and displays. Presented by the Hudson-Berkshire Division NER NMRA.



January 6, 2023

Family Open House & Scout Night

Hingham, Massachusetts

Our 10,000 sq. ft. foot building will host our permanent HO, HOn3, and Trolley layout along with dealer tables and club white elephant table.


January 21, 2023 -
January 22, 2023

Plano Winter Train Show

Plano, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring 80,000 sq. ft. of operating model railroad layouts, displays, clinics, layout tours, and vendors offering new and used model trains in all scales. Presented by the North Council of Railroad Clubs.


February 18, 2023 -
February 19, 2023

WNYRHS Train & Toy Show/WNY Division NMRA Meet

Hamburg, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring multiple operating layouts in N, HO, S, and O, LEGO display and activity area, clinic presentations, and more than 350 vendor tables. Special joint event hosted by Western New York Railway Historical Society and WNY Division NFR NMRA.


March 11, 2023 -
March 12, 2023

Spring Show & Open House

Hingham, Massachusetts

Our 10,000 sq. ft. foot building will host our permanent HO, HOn3, and Trolley layout along with dealer tables and club white elephant table.


March 11, 2023

Model Railroad Spring Flea Market

West Chester, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Test Track available. Sponsored by Cincinnati Division 7 NMRA.