UPCOMING TRAIN SHOWS & EVENTS

The National NMRA convention, August 4-11, 2024 Long Beach, California

The 2024 National NMRA convention will take place August 4-11 in Long Beach, CA, two blocks from the beach, harbor, and pier at the Westin Long Beach Hotel.
The host region, the Pacific Southwest, has excellent home and club layouts to visit or operate. There will also be over 100 clinics offered. And, the prototype tours currently lined up include Los Angeles Union Station, The Southern California Railway Museum, Travel Town Museum Rail Giants Train Museum, Metro Rail Fleet Services Facility, and Self-Guided Tours of Tehachapi Loop and Cajon Pass.
To learn more about the convention, visit the convention website at https://www.surfliner2024.org.

The Lakeshores Division is hosting the NER in-person convention in Rochester, NY, on September 19-22, 2024.
The team is working hard to develop clinics, layout tours, operating sessions, prototype and non-rail tours, and more!
Look for updates on the convention website and in future emails.
  • Model Trains & Vendors: Explore a variety of model trains and connect with vendors.
  • Kids Ride-On Railroad: A fun experience for children.
  • Operating Layouts: Witness intricate train layouts in action.
  • Raffles: Participate in raffles for a chance to win exciting prizes.
  • Free Holiday Character Photo-Op: Capture memories with your favorite holiday characters.
  • Free Parking: Convenient parking available.