Great Scale Model Train and Railroad Collectors Show

Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 10:00am

Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

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Great Scale Model Train and Railroad Collectors Show & Railroad Marketplace

"Let's Go to the Train Show!"

In the Fabulous 3½ Acre Cow Palace!

Over 3 Decades of the Biggest & Best Model Train Shows in the Mid-Atlantic!

The People: Without them, NOTHING happens. With the right ones, something INCREDIBLE happens. Our energetic, experienced and cheerful management and staff is without parallel, anywhere. Follow this Great Scale Model Train Show People link, to meet them.

The Basics: The original Great Scale Model Train Show and companion Hi-Rail & Collectors Train Show. The same admission that formerly gave you only the Great Scale Model Train Show now includes the new Hi-Rail & Collectors Train Show at no extra cost. Two huge shows for the price of one!

Scale Models:  This is the  largest show in the country dedicated to "scale" model trains. So-called scale trains are those which reasonably (or exactly) replicate the real world equipment and scenic features.

High Rail: This rapidly expanding hobby interest is fueled by the new lines of excellent Hi-Rail models, and also embraces the traditional hi-rail and tinplate that originally made model trains so popular. See and buy Lionel, American Flyer, and the other train collectibles as well as all the newest M.T.H., Rail-King, new Lionel, S Helper Service, and other modern Hi-Rail products. Also see many operating displays of both old and new Hi-Rail and tinplate trains.

Whether for vast lines of merchandise, expertise and help, or just the experience of viewing the visually stunning and highly detailed operating layouts, there is something here for everyone.  The merchandise at our shows includes all the common scales from Z to large scale. And there's much more than just the trains  -shop for scenery, tools, electronics, parts, videos, books, building supplies, software, display cases, railroad art, even hats, shirts, mugs and souvenirs- everything you could want to make your hobby (or the hobby of someone on your gift list) more enjoyable!  The family friendly shows also feature a supervised Thomas themed play area for little ones, and activities to capture the imagination of 'tweens.

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