Our monthly division meetings normally start at 7:00 pm with a model railroading clinic or workshop (see description below). A short business meeting follows the clinic. Regular division model railroading meetings are open to the public and are on the third Monday of each month. Refreshments are provided at the meeting. Guests are always welcome.
Our next scheduled meeting is on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County.
Upcoming Gateway Division Meetings and Model Railroading Events
|Jan 21||Division Meeting Trinity Lutheran Church, West County (Get Directions) Clinic: Model Railroading Insights, A Collection of Short Clinics.|
|Feb 18||Division Meeting VFW Hall, O’Fallon, Illinois (Get Directions) Clinic: Glenn Koproske and Richard Velten will be presenting “Locomotive Maintenance.”|
|Mar 18||Division Meeting Trinity Lutheran Church, West County (Get Directions) Clinic: TBA.|
|Apr 15||Division Meeting VFW Hall, O’Fallon, Illinois (Get Directions) Clinic: TBA.|
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Upcoming Area Model Railroading Events
|Jan 19||Trainfari 2019, Sponsored by the St Charles Model Railroad Club, Sat., Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Heart of St.Charles Banquet Center, 5th Street & Highway I-70, St. Charles, MO 63301, Admission: $5 (Under 12 free w/Adult Admission), Description: Model Railroad Train Show, Swap Meet, Operating Model Train Layouts, Vendor Tables. Contact Info: Todd Harris (636) 795-4561.|
|Jan 26-27||Great Train Show, Jan. 26-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saint Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plz, St. Charles, MO 63303, Admission is $11.00 on Saturday – Good for BOTH DAYS!, $10.00 on Sunday, Kids 11 and under are free.|
|Next event Feb 2||Missouri, Texas and Western Operating Sessions, 4th Saturday of every odd month, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mexico Train Works Model Railroad Club, 415-B West Jackson, Mexico, MO 65265, Open to the model railroading community, please notify organizer if you wish to attend at email@example.com. More info at http://www.mexicotrains.com. The next event has been rescheduled to Feb. 2 instead of Jan. 26 so operators can attend the Great Train Show.|
|March 23||Ozarks Model Railroad Association, 41st Annual Spring Train Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat., March 23, Springfield Expo Center, 635 St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO, Nearly 200 tables will display railroad equipment of all scales as well as memorabilia. Ten or more O, HO and N scale model railroads will be operating including the OMRA’s switching layout for kids of all ages. Admission is $7 for adults. Children under 12 free with a paying adult. For other show details visit the OMRA website at http://omraspringfield.org or contact Ron Williams MMR. Phone: 417-839-3433. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Nov 2||Gateway NMRA St. Louis Train Show, Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (home layout tours start at 5 p.m.), Trinity Lutheran Church, West St. Louis County, Admission: $7 per adult, children under 12 free with adult.|