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FREE ADMISSION, March 25-26
“Make and Take” Activity
A limited number of activity centers will be available throughout both days of the Train Show.
A sign-up sheet will be available shortly before each scheduled activity.
Register while you are there at the ITD NMRA booth.
Beginning modellers of all ages invited to construct one of the age appropriate railroad models, under the guidance of an NMRA Illinois Terminal Division instructor. Those under 18 must be accompanied at all times by a parent or legal guardian.
Enjoy the Train Show featuring operating layouts in G, HO, and N scales including a layout where the public can make the train move as it switches cars on the layout, and an indoor train ride where the children make the car they are riding go along the rails.
The Train Show features numerous vendors selling new and used items in G, O, HO, and N scales.
model train sets, locomotives and cars
track and switches
electronic equipment to operate the trains and accessories
model semi-trucks and trailers, pickup trucks and cars
kits for building structures and houses
scenery materials to build the scenic landscape along the railroad
railroad related photographs and books
The NMRA booth has information about model railroading
Historians will be available to provide information about the history of railroads located in central Illinois.
Monticello Railroad Museum
Illinois Traction Society
Danville Chapter of National Railroad Historical Society
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical Society
Champaign, Havana and Western Railroad Historical Society
The Venue has free parking and is wheel chair accessible.
Refreshments are available at three locations on site
Baldarotta’s Porketta & Sicilian Sausage at the food court at the junction of the west and north entrances
Stango Cuisine at the south entrance
Common Ground food Cooperative deli located on the east side through the diagonal hallway located near the east entrance.
Brought to you by The Illinois Terminal Division of the National Model RR Association