Railroad Hobby Show 2018

27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
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Eastern States Exposition Center
Springfield / Massachusetts / United States of America

Railroad Hobby Show is the largest show of its kind in North America. The event features real life railroads and scale model railroads, historical societies, travel agencies, art shows, flea market dealers, importers, manufacturers and photographers. Major national manufacturers and publishers will attend this Show which was rated number one of the top three in the nation in a recent Model Railroad Industry Association manufacturer's survey. This 2 days event is being organized by Amherst Railway Society (ARS). The venue of this event is Eastern States Exposition Center which is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. The event will be held from 27 January 2018, Saturday to 28 January 2018, Sunday. Railroad Hobby Show 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to model train sectors from the leading exhibitors such as model railroad equipment, photos, slides, video tapes, books, new and antique railroad items, and other railroad memorabilia. Over 25,000 visitors are expected at this event. The frequency of Railroad Hobby Show is annual. This event has been running since 1968.

  Address : 1305 Memorial Avenue, West

  City : Springfield, MA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 413-737-2443

  Website : Click here for venue website

Eastern States Exposition Center

Located in West Springfield, MA, Eastern States Exposition Center is a premier event center for many kind of events, hosting more than 100 shows and events each year.

Organized by

Amherst Railway Society (ARS)

Amherst Railway Society (ARS) is a community of people who share a fascination with railroads, and has been for over 50 years.

Address: P.O. Box 247

City: Monson, MA

Country: United States of America

Phone: (413) 267-4555

Email: ShowOffice[at]amherstrail.org

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Saturday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday : 10:00am - 5:00pm


  • Adults : $15.00 per day
  • Children 15 and under : FREE accompanied by an adult
  • Parking : $5.00 per day

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Trade Show
  Start Date 27 January 2018, Saturday
  End Date 28 January 2018, Sunday
  Category Model Train
  Venue Eastern States Exposition Center
  City Springfield, MA
  State Massachusetts
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Amherst Railway Society (ARS)
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1968
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 25,000+
  Open to The public

Past Editions

  • 28 Jan 2017 - 29 Jan 2017
    Eastern States Exposition Center, Springfield, MA
  • 30 Jan 2016 - 31 Jan 2016
    Eastern States Exposition Center, Springfield, MA
  • 24 Jan 2015 - 25 Jan 2015
    Eastern States Exposition Center, Springfield, MA
  • 25 Jan 2014 - 26 Jan 2014
    Eastern States Exposition Center, Springfield, MA
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