Great Model Train Show

The Great Scale Model Train Show | All You Need to Know

If you are a train railway enthusiast this is a show you won’t want to miss. This is the best place to experience the very best of what model railways have to offer. Enjoy as skilled modelers bring to life their very own world of railways, trains, towns, and wonder. They give you an insight into what is capable for anyone involved in the model train hobby.

This article explains everything you need to know about the Great Scale Model Train Show.

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When is it?

The Great Scale Model Train Show is held three times a year. It is simply too popular to only be held annually, so three times a year is necessary. The next upcoming show is May 2nd – May 3rd, 2020. The show opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm on May 2nd. On May 3rd, it opens at 10 am and closes at 5 pm.

Where is it?

This show can be found at the following address:

Maryland State Fair 2200 York Rd
Timonium, Maryland, 21093

The show is easy enough to find, especially if you have been before. It is as simple as entering the address into Google or your Sat Nav system. If you are still worried you will struggle to find the exact location, don’t worry. The Great Scale Model Train Show staff have kindly drawn this simple map for you to use.

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Who is the show for?

The show is for everyone of all ages. It is a model train show, after all, they are traditionally very inclusive. However, this show is more aimed towards those who are looking to buy and sell their items. Whilst it is perfectly family-friendly, there is less to do for children than at some other model train shows.

If you are a buyer…

You are in luck. You are going to be able to find almost anything you are looking for. Everything from locomotives to scenery, of any scale you can think of, will be found here. Whether you are just starting or are an experienced veteran, you are going to find what you are looking for here. Or, maybe even some things you didn’t realize you were looking for. The vendors will offer you a wealth of knowledge about how to best get started, what a nice addition to your collection some items would be, or just be someone to talk shop with. If you are in the market to buy, this is the place to be.

If you are a seller…

Since this show is full of buyers, it is a great place to be a seller. If you have some pieces you wish to move on from, some great pieces you have customized that you want to share, or simply need to make some room for new additions; this is the place to be. The show is a great place to generate some new customers, get some valuable advertising in, and make some new contacts in the business. Whether you are a professional dealer or not, you aren’t going to find a better marketplace to sell your wares than here.


Hopefully, you have found all the information you are looking for. If you want to know more, the Great Scale Model Train Show has produced this great little YouTube video you might find interesting:

You can also find out more on their official website.

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