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Marriott, Research Triangle Park, will be embarking on a construction project which will negatively impact the MER Piedmont Junction Convention dates of September 26-29, 2024. After exploring all possible options to keep the original convention dates, the LCC (Local Convention Committee) and MER Convention representative--with assurances from Marriott that the construction project will be completed--have decided the MER Piedmont Junction Convention will now be held at the Marriott, October 17-20, 2024.  

One piece of good news, Marriott realizing the major inconvenience the date change has caused, has reduced what had been a very favorable room rate of $109 per night to $79 per night. If you have already booked, we will be working with Marriott to move your reservation to the new dates.  If you need to cancel your reservation,  the process for doing so will be sent out after a meeting with Marriott next week.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Scam emails have been reported requesting money for division or charitable purposes. No one from the Philadelphia Division will ever request money for gift cards or any other type of funds. These emails are completely fraudulent and should be ignored. If you're not sure, DO NOT REPLY to the email in question. Contact the official using a contact form on the website, or his email address as listed in The Dispatcher

NMRA X-Convention

Every 2 weeks on a Saturday, the NMRA brings you 12 hours of live model railroading clinics.  For those unable to attend all or part of the session, the clinics are saved and posted on YouTube and can be watched at your convenience.  For details visit:

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NMRA YouTube Channel ➡️

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We are the Philadelphia Division of the National Model Railroad Association, proudly celebrating our 45th year as of May 24th. Our passion is model railroading and our mission is promoting this great hobby through enjoyment, education, and fellowship. 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.  Read more about us

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