Trainfest

WHAT’S NEW IN 2014

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Buy your tickets now and print at home. Save money and avoid the lines. Discounted advanced tickets are available now.

NEW Kids’ Clinic

Have you seen some of the amazing work done by the craftsmen at Trainfest? Are you inspired to get started on your own railroad? Now you can! NEW for Trainfest 2014 is the Kids’ Make ‘n Take Clinic, sponsored by Walthers. In a 30 minute session kids 7-12 will be able to assemble a Whistle Stop Station Kit for their own railroad.
Clinics will run on both Saturday and Sunday. Space is limited so register for your spot today…it’s FREE!

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In 2014 many of the operating railroad layouts will be allowing kids 5-99 to run the trains. Look for signs at the show. View the participating layouts.

NEW Train Ride

New for Trainfest 2014, ride the Milwaukee Light Engineering Society (MLES) train. They’re bringing their live steam train and nearly 600ft of track! Voluntary donation requested. Great for kids, fun for adults!

New Trainfest Exhibitors

This year a special focus has been to include “cottage industry” companies. We’ve accomplished the goal and expanded the list of Exhibitors too. See your returning favorites!

DSC_5496New Layouts

Advanced Illustrations
BSB N Scale Model Railroaders
Kernel & Sander’s Line
LGB Model RR Club of Chicago
Milwaukee Light Engineering Society
Overland Western Lines

New Manufacturers

Aero-Car Hobby Lubricant
Clever Models LLC
Funaro & Camerlengo
Laser Modeling 3
Model Tech Studios
North American Railcar
Train Control Systems

New Hobby Dealers

Carlson Estate Sales
Ralph’s Trains

Check this page often for 2014 Trainfest updates!

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Until Trainfest 2014