Model Railroad News Timetable

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Railroad Model Craftsman 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 18, 2022 -
May 22, 2022

Indy Junction 2022 NMRA Regional Convention

Indianapolis, Indiana

Three NMRA Regions come together with the Railroad Prototype Modelers Conference for one massive four-day convention. Clinics, self-guided home layout tours, operating sessions, model contests, displays, plus a three-day train show (May 19-22). See website for details.


May 19, 2022 -
May 22, 2022

Rails & Rivers at Mankato: 2022 Chicago & North Western Historical Society Annual Convention

Mankato, Minnesota

Our first in-person, four-day convention since 2019 has history presentations, slide shows, veterans panel, tours of five railroad depots/museums, model/photo contests, silent auction, company store, non-rail tours, model layout tours, five meals including banquet, and a swap meet. See website for full schedule and registration.



May 27, 2022 -
May 28, 2022

O Scale – S Scale – Narrow Gauge – West (Formerly O Scale West)

Santa Clara, California

Founded in 1991, this event become the largest O, S, and Narrow Gauge convention west of the Mississippi River. Activities include a train show with more than 200 vendor tables, clinic presentations, favorite model contest, silent auction, White Elephant sale, home layout tours, and more. See website for details.


May 28, 2022

Harris Railroad Tower and Museum Tour

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Tour a restored railroad interlocking tower constructed by the mighty Pennsylvania Railroad. Machine simulation with docent operators tells the story of this once busy interlocking where steam, diesel and electric motive power once roamed. Presented by Harrisburg Chapter NRHS.


May 28, 2022

Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts Train Rides

Shamokin, Pennsylvania

Two train excursions will be offered. First trip will travel East, departure time is 11:00am. Second trip will travel west and depart at 2:00pm. Each excursion will offer a guide and will be 90 minutes. Tickets can be purchased by email or text message. See website for details. Presented by Northumberland County Council For The Arts & Humanities.



June 5, 2022 -
June 5, 2022

Before Summer Swap Meet

Spokane, Washington

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Sponsored by the Evergreen Railroad Modelers.



June 11, 2022

14th Annual Ride the Rails for Cancer

Middletown, Pennsylvania

Enjoy train rides on the Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad, sponsored by the Conrail Historical Society. All proceeds benefit Vickie’s Angel Walk who helps families pay their bills while going through cancer treatments. Tickets available the day of the event. See website for details.


June 11, 2022

Trains & Trolleys at Twilight – June

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.



June 18, 2022 -
June 19, 2022

32nd Annual Strawberry Fest Model Train Show

Waupaca, Wisconsin

Enjoy our fun filled family event featuring activities for children as well as adults. Operating model train layouts, demonstrators, exhibitors and vendors from throughout the upper Midwest will be in attendance. Presented by the Waupaca Area Model Railroaders.


June 18, 2022 -
June 19, 2022

Montreal Model Train Exposition

Kirkland, Quebec

Enjoy the largest train show in eastern Canada featuring new and used model trains for sale, railroad collectibles, and more. Presented in conjunction with Sun Youth Organization.


June 25, 2022 -
June 26, 2022

2022 Rail Festival at Carillon Park

Dayton, Ohio

This two-day event features model trains, live steam, vendors, miniature train rides, and more. Presented by Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society, in partnership with Dayton History,


June 25, 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.


June 25, 2022 -
June 26, 2022

31st Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale

Tallahassee, Florida

Enjoy our family friendly two-day event of interest to model railroaders of all ages and skill levels. Shop our vendors for trains, accessories, and collectibles. Operating model railroad displays. Presented by Big Bend Model Railroad Association.


June 25, 2022 -
June 26, 2022

Pasadena Model Railroad Open House

Los Angeles, Alabama

Come visit the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest HO scale-operating model railroads in the world covering almost 5,000 sq. ft. Breathtaking scenery and LED theatrical lighting all combine to make this model railroad one you dreamed of seeing. See website for details.


July 2, 2022

Phillipsburg Transportation Day: Celebrating 170 Years

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Celebrating all forms of transportation in Phillipsburg. Enjoy a ride on the Centerville & Southwestern miniature train., caboose tours, displays of vintage buses, and more. See website for details.


July 6, 2022 -
August 30, 2022

Nauset Model Railroad Club Open House Days

Orleans, Massachusetts

Enjoy our open house Wednesday evenings throughout July and August. See operating layouts in five scales: G, O, S, HO, and N! See website for details.


July 9, 2022

Trains & Trolleys at Twilight – July

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.


July 16, 2022 -
July 17, 2022

Model Train Flea Market

Williams Grove, Pennsylvania

Enjoy steam train rides, model train exhibit, vendors with collector items to purchase, and two museums. Presented by Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association.


July 16, 2022

31st Annual Rail Fair

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Hosting vendors from six states and growing as the tri-state areas largest one-day railroad hobby sale, nidek railroad flea market, and swap meet. Enjoy our train show featuring more than 300 tables of railroad related merchandise. The La Crosse Short Line Railroad Museum will be open for guided tours.


July 16, 2022 -
July 17, 2022

Princess & Superhero Train Rides

Rush, New York

Children come dressed as their favorite princess or superhero and enjoy fun diesel train rides that depart every half hour from our historic 1909 Erie Railroad train station! Enjoy a mile-and-a-half round trip train ride through our bucolic museum grounds and tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State.


July 23, 2022 -
July 24, 2022

19th Annual Van Wert Railroad Heritage Weekend

Van Wert, Ohio

Enjoy our train show filling four buildings with more than 200 vendor tables selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. More than a dozen operating model railroad displays. Children's Play Area with Thomas the Tank Engine. Sponsored by the Van Wert County Historical Society.


August 3, 2022 -
August 7, 2022

National Association of S Gaugers CanAm Convention

Amherst, New York

Make new friends and discover the rewards of modeling in S Scale. Convention activities includes layout tours, vendors, clinics, city and rail tours. Visit our website for registration and hotel information.


August 6, 2022

Beat The Heat Model Train Extravaganza

Prescott, Arizona

NEW LOCATION! Enjoy our model train show featuring more than 150 vendor tables of new and used model trains for sale or trade. Presented by Central Arizona Model Railroad Club.



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 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 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 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.


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 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.


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.



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.