To learn more about model railroading, to help others learn more about model railroading, to make friends, to have fun!
Nine-month RAIL PASS trial membership is available for just $19.95 – go to nmra.org/trial-membership.
For more information about the National Model Railroad Association – go to nmra.org.
NMRA membership provides the fellowship and assistance of more than 18,000 members across the globe, including these benefits:
Our Beginners' Guide offers those new to the hobby help in learning the basics about track, wiring, scenery and more.
Piedmont Division offers discounts from model railroading manufacturers, publishers and suppliers.
Member layouts available to visit worldwide.
The Achievement Program encourages modelers to get more out of the hobby by providing an incentive to learn and master skills, culminating in the certification as a MASTER MODEL RAILROADER® (MMR)
An intense, multi-day seminars conducted by MASTER MODEL RAILROADERS. Seminars cover many topics and provide hands-on instruction of modeling techniques for beginners as well as advanced hobbyists.
NMRA's monthly publication featuring news, modeling articles, product reviews and other information.
Online newsletters that provide breaking news and collect the most interesting railroad related websites, videos, blog and articles on the web
National conventions run a full week that usually feature about 100 clinics and 50 layout tours and dozens of prototype tours. Regional conventions vary in duration from two to five days and may feature prototype and layout tours, plus clinics and other activities.
Helpful “how-to” videos and clinics presented at NMRA Conventions and Events.
With more than 10,000 photographs, slides, plans, drawings and more.
Enabling reliable performance and interoperability from all manufacturers.
Significant discounts over retail prices are available to members
Group rate insurance for collections, layouts, live steam, tools, slides, photographs and other memorabilia
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