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2017 List of Exhibitors is NOW HERE!!!

You can download a PDF
 or Excel Spreadsheet    of those exhibitors already registered by


2017 Amherst Railway Society 
Railroad Hobby Show 

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2017 Railroad Hobby Show - Clinics


Clinics are a key attraction at the Railroad Hobby Show. And each year the number and quality of our clinics continues to grow - everything from casual demonstrations to hands-on learning.

Click here for all the information on the 2017 show clinics.

Next meeting: January 17, 2017, 7:30 pm

November Newsletter



On December 21 2016 Wednesday evening
at our Headquarters in Palmer
starting at 7:00 pm
there will be a business meeting conducted for the purpose of updating the Bylaws. 
Active members of the association are welcome to attend.
Run Eight
the blog of the Amherst Railway Society

A Unique Winter Railroading Experience... in Maine

On the weekends of January 14-15, and 21-22, 2017, three Maine narrow gauge museums are collaborating to present a rare railroad photography experience.


Railroads... and technology

Technology has long played an important role in the development of railroads - both for financial considerations, and for safety. However, the railroad technology story doesn’t always get the media attention it deserves.

Here is a peek behind the technology curtain at Union Pacific:


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