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CID Board of Directors Meeting

Saturday, June 3, 2023

The next regular meeting of the CID / NMRA Board of Directors is set for Saturday, June 3rd. The agenda will be posted closer to the actual meeting date.

May 2023 Model Contest

It's time again for a contest! This month's theme is "Rail Served Structure". Check them out the entries: CLICK HERE

Franklin Train Show

August 5 & 6, 2023

Saturday 10 AM-4 PM / Sunday 10 AM-3 PM

Our late-summer show is the first weekend of August; mark your calendars today (and plan to enjoy this 2-day show in Franklin, Indiana)

Franklin Train Show Flyer 

NMRA Convention & National Train Show

August 20-26, 2023

The national convention is in Grapevine, Texas (just outside Dallas) in mid-August.  Information is linked below, about the week-long program.  The National Train Show is included with the NMRA program, or can be enjoyed all by itself (as a weekend event without NMRA convention participation).

2023 Texas Express: CLICK HERE

National Train Show: CLICK HERE

The Rusty Spike

All editions of the CID's popular newsletter are now available on-line.  Look under the "About Us" tab above, to access past issues. To view the Winter 2023 publication: CLICK HERE

Layouts In The CID

There are some outstanding  layouts around the Central Indiana Division of the NMRA.  Many of the layouts were featured in our recent NMRA Highball to Indy 2016 Convention!

Link to CID Layouts

Nat'l & Region Info

The National Model Railroad Association is our parent organizational body.  The organization establishes standards to make all the products of our hobby work together in a reliable and consistent manner (and so much more!).

Link to NMRA.ORG

Extra Fare!
There are many more train-related activities in Indianapolis and the Central Indiana region that you might like to do.  We have added an "extra fare" site to highlight the many opportunities.
Check it out - Plan to ride trains big and small, and other Train Shows.
Link to Extra Fare

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