Upcoming Events

January 10, 2016


Cajon Division Summer Event , April 8-9, 2016, Temecula, CA Event

Pacific Southwest Region Convention, September 21-25, 2016, Culver City, CA Convention

National Model Railroad Association Convention, July 3-10, 2016, Indianapolis, IN Convention


Cajon Division Summer Meet/Event, April 8-9, 2016 Event Flyer

The annual Temecula meet is coming our way! This event, which includes the Pacific Southwest Regional winter board meeting, and the popular evening awards and membership meeting Banquet, will be held in Temecula this year on April 8th and 9th. Meeting at the normal location in the Temecula Senior Center, the event will feature Bingo for Trains with desert on Friday night for the early arrivers. Saturday morning will kick off with doughnuts and coffee and will feature a full compliment of model railroad modeling clinics, the TimeSaver switching challenge, model contest and NMRA Achievement Award evaluations for individual model merit awards. Following the pizza and pop lunch, members are fee to follow the self drive layout tour for the afternoon. Saturday evening the event moves to Pat and Oscars restaurant across the freeway for the awards banquet, membership meeting and the always popular Hobo Auction.


California Express Railroadiana and Transportation Show, February 21: Buena Park, CA


It's never to early to mark your calendar for the February 21, 2016 California Express Railroadiana and Transportation Show. We are California's ONLY Railroadiana sale and historical exhibit show. Although the main focus of the show is Railroad, we have a nice variety of Steamship, Airline and other transportation items for sale.
The Show is now open for vendor registration. Show tables are sold as first come first served. Our vendors and patrons come from all over the United States. If you would like vendor or patron information please email the show at californiaexpress1@yahoo.com or phone (626) 281-7500.


The Great Train Show, Jan. 30-31: Costa Mesa, CA, Feb. 13-14: Del Mar, CA,


The Great Train Show is a national, traveling show that caters to the model railroad enthusiast. The show features 200-500 tables of train dealers, who offer everything from HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel (O Gauge), G Gauge, Z Scale, American Flyer (S Gauge), hobby tools, die-cast vehicles, train whistles, scenery items, Railroadiania Slides, t-shirts, videos, railroad gift items, books, photos and much, much more. The show offers a variety of operating model railroad and toy layouts for the entire family to enjoy in many different scales and gauges. Check them out and get some great ideas for your own layout! If you're interested in joining a local model railroading club, the Great Train Show is a great place to visit some of the different clubs in your area and learn more about them.


Layout Tour #46, Model Railroads of Southern California, March 5, 2016, Hemet Area, CA


Model Railroads of Southern California’s forty-sixth layout tour will take place in the greater Hemet area on March 5. At least eleven scale and garden railroads will be featured on this free, self-guided tour.

For a schedule and layout descriptions contact Bob Chaparro at: chiefbobbb@verizon.net

A tour of layouts in the Bakersfield/Tehachapi/Palmdale area will take place on March 11, 12 & 13. Contact Bob for information on this layout tour, also.


Swap Meet , Santa Susana Historical Society, March 19, 2016, Semi Valley

Swap Meet starts at 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Open House starts at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Donations to swap entrance is $2.00/kids are free.

Tables in the park pavilion can be reserved with an advance deposit on a first-come, first-served basis. Pavilion tables are $15 each and spaces on the volleyball court adjacent to the pavilion are $12 each.

Check in for vendors begins at 5:45 am on the morning of the swap meet. All vendors with advance reservations must check in by 6:30 a.m. or risk forfeiture of their deposit.


2016 PSR Convention, September 21-25, 2016, Culver City, CA


Convention Flyer

The PSR L.A. Division presents its L.A. Junction Convention, in Culver City. The Convention will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, Culver City. Join us for a wide variety of clinics,interesting prototype tours, excellent layout tours, model contest and more.

On line registration: On Line Registration

If you would like to register by mail now: Registration Form

If you would like to make hotel reservations please call 866-819-5320 and use group code NMR for the convention room rate.