RIT Model Railroad Club Holds Spring Train Show
March 18, 2003
by Silandara Bartlett
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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Model Railroad Club (RITMRC) will host its annual Spring Train Show on March 30. Vendors, local model layouts, and workshops will on display. RITMRC’s HO scale layout—Rochester & Irondequoit Terminal Railroad—a representation of Rochester and the surrounding areas, will be open during the show. Club members will be on hand to run trains and to answer questions about railroading.
The show, held in the Student Alumni Union, runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $3 for general admission and $2 for students and senior citizens, with no charge for children under 12.
RIT students founded the model railroad club in 1996 to promote the hobby of model railroading and to preserve Rochester’s rich railroad heritage. The club, located downstairs in the Student Alumni Union, Room A-420, meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m.
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