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    Keep up to date with happening around the region with the current Flimsy,
    also find out where we have been with our back issues.


    Once again it is time for the best model railroaders in Muskoka and Simcoe to open up there layouts for all to see.

    Click here to download the layout guide in PDF format.

    We have a convention in 2014 called Grapevine Express.
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    Come and join us
    at the beautiful.
    campus of
    Niagara College
    May 2nd, 3rd and 4th,

    For more information, visit the convention website,

    The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading. The NMRA was founded in 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in order to provide a service to the hobby of model railroading.

    The Niagara Frontier Region (NFR) is one of 17 regions of the NMRA. The NFR has members on both sides of the Canada/United States border. In Canada the region serves the Province of Ontario (Except the area west of Thunder Bay). In the United States the NFR serves parts of Western New York State and a strip of Pennsylvania (from Erie, PA north along the New York State Border). The Region is further divided into 8 divisions to better serve the local membership.

    Why Join the NFR-NMRA?
    • Fellowship

      Members at all levels of the NMRA are eager to share their kMusokian-2013nowledge and friendship in local divisions, regions and on the national level.

    • Member Services

      Being a member of the NMRA entitles you to a multitude of services, all geared toward expanding your enjoyment of the hobby.

    • Standards

      The NMRA was the organization that set those Standards and Recommended Practices which still guide manufacturers and consumers alike.

    • Achievement Program

      The NMRA's Achievement Program,or "AP", is designed to help modelers improve their skills and get more out of their hobby. The "AP" gives recognition to members who have displayed a high degree of skill or service to the hobby.


    Getting Started in Model Railroading

    The NMRA has developed the "Introduction To Model Railroading" to introduce people to model railroading. Our goal is to help those who are interested in building a model railroad but who have never done it before or to assist those who may have a simple track plan and now want to learn more.

    NOTE: We support all aspects of Model railroading and in doing so some events may NOT be sponsored by the NMRA.