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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March 2, 2024 -
March 3, 2024

Mobile Model Train Show

Mobile, Alabama

Enjoy our model train show with operating model train layouts in several scales, demonstrations of model railroad techniques, and vendors selling new and used model trains and memorabilia.


May 2, 2024 -
May 4, 2024

2024 Sn3 Symposium

Paradise Valley, Arizona

S scale narrow gauge convention and conference including clinic presentations, layout tours, model displays and contests, train show vendors, and more. Lodging extra. See website for details and registration.


April 6, 2024 -
January 7, 2024

Rocky Mountain Train Show – Spring Edition

Denver, Colorado

Visit the largest model train show west of the Mississippi River, with three acres of model and toy trains of all scales, more than 30 operating train layouts, and more than 70 vendors and manufacturers!


April 7, 2024

Classic Shows Spring Train & Toy Show

Ansonia, Connecticut

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 vendor tables with all scales and gauges of model trains, die cast vehicles, and old toys. Several operating model railroad displays.


June 22, 2024

Museum In Motion

East Haven, Connecticut

Step back in time as vintage trolley cars, subway and elevated cars, and work equipment often hidden from the public eye, come alive in a spectacular display of motion. Capture the magic with all-day photo opportunities and don't miss the rail art-in-motion parades at 11:30am and 2:30pm.


May 4, 2024

New York Transportation Day

East Haven, Connecticut

Join us for a journey through time as we celebrate the rich history of New York City transportation including Brooklyn Rapid Transit, Brooklyn-Queens Transit, and Third Avenue Railway trolley rides, Hudson & Manhattan, NYCTA R-9 subway car rides, horse-drawn streetcars, and checker cabs on display. Kids activities, souvenirs for sale, and more.




March 16, 2024 -
March 17, 2024

Harlem Model Train Show & Sale

Machesney Park, Illinois

Enjoy our train show and sale with operating layouts and well as vendors selling new and used model railroad items in two gyms and more than 42,000 sq. ft. Presented by Rock River Valley Division, Midwest Region NMRA.


March 23, 2024 -
March 24, 2024

40th Annual Lincoln Square Train Show

Urbana, Illinois

Enjoy our train show featuring many operating model railroads, exhibits from historical societies and museums, vendors selling new and used trains and collectibles, make-and-take clinics, and 2nd Annual Urbana Freemo Open. Presented by Illinois Terminal Division, Midwest Region NMRA.



April 26, 2024 -
April 28, 2024

2024 New York Central System Historical Society Annual Convention

Indianapolis, Indiana

Our annual convention features informative presentations, tours of local railroad sites including Indianapolis Union Station, banquet with guest speaker, and model train and memorabilia show. Pre-registration required, hotel not included, see website for details.


April 6, 2024

Prairie Lakes Division Spring Train Show

Mason City, Iowa

This event will feature operating model railroads, clinics, popular vote contest, model railroad vendors, and a Division meeting. Presented by Prairie Lakes Division, Thousand Lakes Region, NMRA.


April 27, 2024

Spring Model Train Show

Topsham, Maine

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 tables of vendors offering new and used model trains in all scales and gauges. Many operating model railroads in several scales. Presented by Great Falls Model Railroad Club.


April 27, 2024

Annual Spring Train Show

Topsham, Maine

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 tables of new and used trains in all scales and gauges, railroadiana, collectibles, and more. Many operating model railroad displays. Presented by Great Falls Model Railroad Club.


April 27, 2024 -
April 27, 2024

Spring 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.


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.


March 9, 2024 -
March 10, 2024

Train Show and Open House

HINGHAM, Massachusetts

Enjoy our large operating HO layout, train show with vendor tables.


June 15, 2024 -
June 15, 2024

Frisco Rail Fest

Springfield, Missouri

Join us as we celebrate the rich railroad heritage of Springfield’s Commercial Street and the Frisco railroad. Operating layouts, Steel Highways Railcam info, museums and railroad safety, will all be represented. Our Historic City Market will also be open for a wide variety of shopping.


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.


March 3, 2024

JCRHS Train Show

Clark, New Jersey

Enjoy one of the largest railroadiana and model train shows in New Jersey, featuring a wide range of railroad-related products including model trains, books, slides, timetables, keys, locks, lanterns, dining car china, and more. Presented by Jersey Central Chapter NRHS.


March 30, 2024

Easter Bunny Train Rides

Rochester, New York

Enjoy a mile-and-a-half round trip diesel-powered train ride through our bucolic museum grounds. After the train ride, children will take part in an Easter egg hunt, which includes a visit with the Easter Bunny for photos. Tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York, and visit indoor and outdoor exhibits. Complimentary juice and cookies for kids.


March 23, 2024 -
March 24, 2024

Easter Bunny Express

Milford, New York

March 23, 24, 30. The Easter Bunny and friends will be on board entertaining passengers, with complementary snacks and refreshments. At our beautifully decorated O’Neill Station passengers disembark for an Easter Egg Hunt before returning to Milford. Plenty of opportunities for photos with the Easter Bunny and his friends! Trains depart Milford Station at 11am and 3pm. See website for details.


April 14, 2024 -
April 14, 2024

The Great Batavia Train Sale

Batavia, New York

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 vendors will be offering model trains in all scales and gauges, collectibles, memorabilia, and more for sale. Presented by Genesee Society of Model Engineers.


May 4, 2024 -
May 5, 2024

Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club Spring Train Show

Raleigh, North Carolina

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 300 tables of model trains and railroadiana, and multiple operating model railroad displays. Train Collectors Association will be participating in the event.



March 9, 2024

Spring Flea Market & Trade Show

West Chester, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 100 tables of new and used trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Presented by Cincinnati Division 7 Mid-Central Region NMRA.


June 1, 2024

4th Annual Large Scale Only Train Show

Warren, Ohio

Enjoy our large scale train show featuring more than 60 tables of new and used G scale trains and a accessories. Riverside Railroad Club's 30x50 indoor layout will be operating.


April 6, 2024

38th Annual Bucyrus Model Railroad Association Show

Bucyrus, Ohio

Enjoy our train show featuring dealers selling new and used trains accessories in all scales and gauges, books, videos, and rail memorabilia. The club layout located on the fairgrounds will be open.


April 13, 2024 -
April 14, 2024

Festival of Trains

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 70,000 sq. ft. of railroading, including vendors selling new and used trains in all scales and gauges, railroadiana, collectibles, and more. Free train rides for kids on Thomas the Tank Engine.



April 7, 2024 -
April 14, 2024

Model Railroad Open House

Fenwick, Ontario

Enjoy our 35x25' HO model railroad operating up to six trains at a time, with Dispatcher and Yardmaster controlling operations.


June 16, 2024

Hamilton Ancaster Model Train Show & Sale

Jerseyville, Ontario

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 200 vendor tables selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, collectibles, memorabilia, and more. Operating layout display. Special guest Lorne James from Otter Valley Railway selling OVR Private Label cars.


April 20, 2024

Steel Town Railway Prototype Modelers Meet

Hamilton, Ontario

Enjoy our exhibit of prototype models both finished and in-progress, sales room including vendors, manufacturers, and photo dealers. Eight live clinic presentations and railway speical interest groups. The HOMES Club layout will be open for viewing.


March 16, 2024

Winterail 2024 Railroad Photography Exposition & Collectables Sale

Corvallis, Oregon

Our 46th year! Enjoy a full day of outstanding digital presentations by top photographers including Kit Courter, Charles Dischinger, Warren Haack, Joel Hawthorn, Stan McInturf, Bill Meeker, Mark Perry, Jared Pohl, Scott Allan Sparks, Louis Thelen, and others. Slide Shows 12:00-10:00pm, Collectibles Sale 9:00am-4:00pm. Purchase advance tickets through Eventbrite, see website for details.


April 13, 2024

Pittsburgh Model Railroad Jamboree

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a full day of model railroading activities including 12 clinics, four contests, white elephant sale, door prizes, company store, displays, raffle, and two meals included with registration plus Sunday self-directed layout tours. See website for details and registration. Presented by Keystone Division, Mid-Central Region NMRA.


March 9, 2024

Harrisburg Railroad Show & Collectors Market

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling railroadiana, model trains and accessories of all scales. Railroad hardware, documents, lanterns, books, videos, photographs, apparel and more for sale. Nearby Harris Tower Museum and PRR Power Directors' Office will be open for tours. Presented by Harrisburg Chapter NRHS.


March 22, 2024 -
March 24, 2024

2024 Valley Forge Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet

Malvern, Pennsylvania

Bring your best work, in progress or completed, to the model display room. Enjoy clinics on various prototype and model topics, vendor exhibits, and more. Sunday home layout tours (self-guided). See website for details and registration.



March 29, 2024 -
March 31, 2024

Strasburg Easter Train Rides

Ronks, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a journey through the countryside you won't soon forget. This train is extra special because the conductor is none other than Peter Cottontail! As you travel, the Easter Bunny will hop from car to car spreading Easter happiness to the little ones on board. Bring your camera and enjoy the moment! See website for details and fares.


April 6, 2024

Beaver County Spring Train Show & Sale

Monaca, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains for sale in all scales and gauges. Presented by Beaver County Model Railroad & Historical Society.


April 20, 2024

Railroad Explorer VI

Port Clinton, Pennsylvania

This railfan excursion will cover former Reading trackage from Port Clinton to Mount Carmel Jct. using three Budd RDCs. Lunch included and snacks available on the train. Multiple photo stops planned. See website for details. Presented by Lehigh Valley Chapter NRHS and Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley.


June 7, 2024 -
June 8, 2024

West Penn Trolley Meet

Washington, Pennsylvania

For the first time in the new Welcome & Education Center, this meet features traction-themed layouts, vendor tables, trolley parades, unlimited trolley rides, tours, food trucks, night photo shoots, Anything on Wheels car show (6/8-6/9), and an optional Sunday excursion in Pittsburgh.


March 1, 2024 -
March 2, 2024

34th Annual Hostlers Model Railroad Festival

Ogden, Utah

Enjoy the largest train show in the Intermountain West featuring operating model railroads in all scales including LEGO, and numerous vendors selling new and used trains in all scales and gauges. Cash admission at the door, ATM available. Presented by Hostlers Model Railroad Club.


March 9, 2024

NWV Vermont Rails Model Railroad Show

St. Albans, Vermont

The largest train show in Vermont celebrates its 36th year! Enjoy our show featuring operating model railroad displays in multiple scales, and more than 100 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, books and videos, and more. Presented by NWV Model Railroad Association.


April 6, 2024 -
April 7, 2024

Virginia Train Collectors Association Spring Train Show

Midlothian, Virginia

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 70 tables of toy trains, railroadiana, and railroad collectibles for sale. Operating model railroad displays by the River City 3-Railers.


March 3, 2024 -
March 3, 2024

Spokane Spring Train Show

Spokane, Washington

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 200 tables of railroad related items for sale including model trains, buildings, memorabilia, and more. Operating layouts, Operation Lifesaver, Wtrak for kids. Sponsored by the River City Modelers.


May 4, 2024 -
May 5, 2024

LKRMRC Spring Train Show and Model Train and Toy Swap Meet

Kelso, Washington

Enjoy our train show and swap meet featuring more than 200 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales and gauges, railroad collectibles, and more. Visit the LKRMRC open house in the Mall featuring O, HO, and N scale layouts. See website for details. Presented by Longview, Kelso & Rainier Model Railroad Club.



March 9, 2024

North Olympic Rails Seminar

Sequim, Washington

Cascade Rail Foundation is hosting a day-long seminar on the railroads on the North Olympic Coast, including the Milwaukee Road and the Seattle & North Coast. The live event will also be streamed. See website for details.