Our classic Great Scale Model Train
Show and our new
Hi-Rail & Collectors Train Show are held
in Timonium, MD in February, April, June, &
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!
The Great Scale Model Train Show
for over 28 years has provided a marketplace for everyone who enjoys
building, operating, or simply watching scale model railroads.
It's the largest show in the
supplies, software, display cases... everything you could want to make your hobby more
Only part of the Show at Timonium
dedicated to "scale" model trains, -- model trains that are intended to be
reasonably accurate scale models. The merchandise at our shows includes all the common
scales from Z to large scale. And
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there's much more than just the trains --
scenery, tools, electronics, parts, videos, books, building
You could spend hours just looking at all the beautifully
detailed operating layouts at the Timonium shows (except June
which is limited by the smaller air-conditioned building).
Some of the regulars include:
|- Baltimore Area NTrak
- DC Area HiRailers
- Four County Society of
- Western Maryland HO
- Meade Area RR Society
- East Penn Traction Club
One of many BaNTrak scale modules
Hi-Rail and Collectors Train Show welcomes the
rapidly expanding hobby created by the new lines of excellent
Hi-Rail models. It also embraces the traditional hi-rail and
tinplate that originally made model trains so popular. Yes,
this show has 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.
February, April, and October this show will occupy the previously
unused North Wing of the Cow Palace in Timonium. In June it will share space in the
smaller air-conditioned Exhibit Building.
Visit and revisit the White Elephant Tables throughout
the weekend. Here you'll find bargains buried in the boxes. Merchandise is
always changing as show patrons drop off their items all weekend long! You can clean out your closet too and sell your stuff.
Commission is only 15% and
you can make some cash while you enjoy the show.
All of the shows
we operate are "Juried." The Management and
Staff of our shows "Jury" the content of each show.
That is, prior to registering a vendor, display or clinic for our
show we ensure that the content is appropriate for the show.
We also monitor all participants during setup to ensure they adhere
to the standards of content agreed to at the time of
We owe this to you, our customer, to ensure you experience a show of
the highest quality, uncluttered by inappropriate merchandise
or other content.
You will find scale trains at our Great Scale Model Train shows and all other trains & train collectibles at our
Hi-Rail and Collectible Train Shows.