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Great Train Extravaganza

  • Dates: December 3, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: $10 for adults, children 12 and under FREE
  • Overview

    The original and largest model train event in the Capital Region. Sponsored by the Hudson-Berkshire Division of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA). The only annual model train event in the Albany area sponsored by a non-profit organization.
    Held at the Empire State Convention Center, underneath The Egg.
    10 AM – 4 PM.
    Only $10 for adults. Children 12 and under FREE.
    Operating model train layouts in all scales plus giant, interactive, Lego layout for kids of all ages.
    Hundreds of tables offering:
    • model trains
    • train sets
    • parts
    • tools
    • buildings, built-up and kits
    • craftsman kits
    • accessories
    • scenery supplies
    • books
    • DVDs
    • Prints
    • railroad memorabilia
    • and more
    Our hands-on switching puzzle allows visitors to try their hands at operating a model train just like the real thing.
    Test tracks will be available for visitors to test locomotives before finalizing their purchases.
    There will also be educational and NMRA displays.
    The Roaming Railroad will be returning, a big hit for the kids and grandkids.
    Door prizes will be presented at regular intervals throughout the day.
    Refreshments will be available.
    The Great Train Extravaganza is the ideal place to do all your holiday shopping! Come spend the day with us and then stay for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and other holiday events taking place in the same general location the same day!

    For more information:
    • www.gtealbany.com
    • (518) 668-9892
    • trains@gtealbany.com

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