The Philadelphia Division is assisting the New Jersey Division in hosting the 2015 MER convention to be held October 22-25, 2015 in Mount Laurel, NJ. If you would be interested in presenting a clinic, hosting an layout open house or operating session, or simply volunteering on the floor, we would appreciate your help. Here's an opportunity to earn points toward your AP Volunteer certificate. Please click on the appropriate contact as follows: Clinics, Layouts, Ops

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Welcome Aboard!

We are the Philadelphia Division of the Mid-Eastern Region (MER) of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), proudly celebrating our 45th year as of May 24, 2014. Our passion is model railroading and our mission is promoting this great hobby through enjoyment, education, and fellowship, especially by introducing people to the hobby of model railroading and the benefits of membership in the NMRA.

We serve the southeastern Pennsylvania counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, and Bucks, as well as the entire state of Delaware. If you are a member of the NMRA and live in any of these areas, you are automatically a member of the Philadelphia Division.
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Model Railroad of the Month:

Sam Parker’s HOn30 Knowlton & Northley

September Meet Recap

QuakertownTrainStationPrint

One of Bill Fagan’s Videos

November Model Railroad Open House Event

Each November, model railroaders in our area open their layouts to the public. This event, which began over 30 years ago with a handful of northern Delaware layouts, has grown to well over a hundred including all of DE, eastern MD, southern NJ, and central and southeastern PA. This is a wonderful way to promote the hobby of model railroading. If you are interested in hosting an open house, or wish to obtain the schedule, please consult the website for more info.
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