Wednesday Annual LDSIG Layout Tour

Come join us on the premier annual layout tour sponsored by the LDSIG. We currently have 12 layouts on this year’s tour. For a list of the layouts including a general map and links to individual pages, please click here for tour information.  Tour transportation will be arranged at the LDSIG table at the convention. The tour cost includes a Polo shirt which will act as your ticket. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL 4XL Monogram (12 Characters max) Monograms will be available to those purchasing an LDSIG Layout Tour ticket by July 16th. Cost: $50

Friday Annual SIG Dinner

This year the SIG Dinner is open to all SIGs. We have a great venue for the Convention wrap-up dinner. This will be a great opportunity to relax and rub shoulders with fellow SIG members, discuss everything you've seen during SurfLiner 2024 and reflect on how to apply your new insights to your layout! Friday, August 9th, 6-7 PM Social Hour, 7-9 PM Dinner at Famous Dave’s BBQ Restaurant 300 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802 Our speaker will be: “TBD”.  For updated information: click here. Cost: $50.  Tickets can be purchased on the convention registration page or at the Tour desk during the convention.

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The Greater Los Angeles area layout owners and club coordinators are pleased to announce operating sessions for OPSIG members in conjunction with the NMRA 2024 Surfliner Convention in Long Beach. There will be 7 layouts offered on either Monday August 5th, Tuesday August 6th or Thursday August 8th. Some layouts will offer operating sessions on more than one day.

Links to additional information (e.g. schedule for specific operating sessions, layout pictures and descriptions, a overview map etc.) and a method to provide your preferences for the operating sessions are being developed now.

For layout session map and layout descriptions, click here.

Sign up for an OPSIG operating session here.

Keep an eye out for more information here.

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Women in Model Railroading provides a space for women to share their modeling work, ideas, modeling adventures, and to create friendships.  The group will promote women in all aspects the hobby. 


Creating ways to connect women:

Facebook: Women in Model Railroading Group

Facebook: The Steam Sisters


Monthly Virtual Meet

Gatherings at conventions and train shows


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WIMRR is a program of the Colorado Model Railroad Museum and has been recognized by the NMRA as a SIG (Special Interest Group).  NMRA Membership is not required to join.