SurfLiner 2024 Convention Registration

Register Now!!


Registration is Available For:

  • NMRA member
  • Spouse/Partner
  • Youth
  • Non member

The items below are coming soon!

  • 1 Day Pass or 2 Day Pass
  • Prototype Rail Tours
  • Layout Tours
  • General Interest Tours
  • Make and Take Clinics
  • Convention Banquet


On-Line Registration Instructions


  • Begin by Selecting the "On-line Convention Registration" button to the left.
  • If you have previously registered, proceed to Already Registered.
  • The mail in form is only good for convention registration attendance.
New Registration
  1. The Eventsquid Registration page will open. If using a Mobil Device, the page layout may slightly differ from the following.
  2. Do the following:
    - Select the "Register" button in the upper right corner
    - Follow the instructions including name, address, email address, etc.
    - Be prepared to set-up a password for your convention account
    - Proceed to Already Registered step 3.
Already Registered
  1. select the "Sign In" button at top right of the screen.
  2. Enter your ID and PW created when you registered.
  3. After Login, your name will appear in the upper right corner.
  4. Scroll down the page until you see "Selection Options" and "Registration Options."
       Here you will select your attendance options and that of others in your party.
  5. Continue scrolling until you see "Rail Tours" which starts to list all the add-ons you can select. 
  6. Scroll and Select all tours, make & take clinics, crafts, & events that you would like to attend.
  7. Confirm all your selections for convention, tours, make & take clinics, crafts, events.
  8. Anything you need to reserve or purchase for the convention will be added on to your account.
  9. Select Pay the Bill at the end. YOU ARE DONE.
      You may repeat this process later (restart at step 1) to register for additional items.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

  • The SurfLiner 2024 Convention will refund your registration fare (minus a $20.00 administrative fee) until May 31st, 2024.
  • A full refund of the registration fee, less 25%, will be provided from June 1st, 2024 through July 27th, 2024.
  • A full refund of the registration fee, less 50%, will be provided from July 28th, 2024 through August 3rd, 2024.
  • No refunds will be issued after the opening of the Convention (August 4th, 2024) without approval of the NMRA Meetings and Trade Shows Department.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing (emails are acceptable) to the Convention Registrar.
  • Prototype Tours, General Interest Tours, Layout Tours
    • Other than the necessary cancellation of a tour by the convention, tour registrations are not refundable.
  • Make-n-Take Clinics with Fee
    • Cancel on or before July 1, 2024 for refund less credit card processor's fee.
    • No cancellation / refund after July 1, 2024.
    • Use the  cancellation / refund button below to cancel a clinic and get a refund.
  • Saturday Evening Banquet.
    • Cancel on or before August 4, 2024 for refund less credit card processor's fee.
  • No cancellations / refunds after August 4, 2024.
  • Refunds will be processed within 30 days of cancellation and will be refunded via payment used or by check.