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MA: Amherst Railway Society's Railroad Hobby Show
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 09:00am - 05:00pm
Saturday January 25, 2020 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday January 26, 2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
The show is located in the Better Living Center and the adjacent Young, Stroh and Mallary Buildings at:

The Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield MA. 01089
For GPS Coordinates, use the following info: 875 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA as your destination address (coordinates are 42 °05'38.88"N -  72 °36'42.36"W - Elev. 52') to enter Gate 9.
Ticket Information
Adults: $15.00 per day
Children 15 and under: FREE Accompanied by an Adult 
Tickets will be sold on the grounds starting one hour before the show opens on each day of the show to keep lines to a minimum. Advanced purchase ticket info is available by  CLICKING HERE.
Special Services for Groups
Any large groups arriving via chartered coach can receive extra benefits. Special parking is provided for charter buses. If the group calls ahead to the Show Office with a passenger count, their tickets will be ready for them when the bus arrives avoiding any waiting in the ticket line.  
School and civic groups may also contact us to learn of extra benefits, including group discounts.
For further information contact Doug Moore at: 
Special Needs
The Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show will make every effort to accomodate anyone wishing to attend the show whenever possible.  It you have any questions regarding special needs, please do not hestitate to contact us.

If you are interested in renting a Wheel Chair or Motorized cart, please contact:

Footit | 340 Memorial Ave | West Springfield, MA 01089 | | (413) 733-7843
Charter Buses    
Many Charter Buses run every year to The Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show.  This year, in an effort to assist with the high price of gas, we have published those folks that are running charter buses and have requested this publication service.  Note that bus passengers arrive directly in front of Door 8 of the BLC and all admissions are taken care of in advance with the contact for that bus.
2020 - Vermont/New Hampshire (Champlain Valley Chapter NRHS) - Saturday January 25, 2020
Depart Colchester, VT - 6:00 AM
Depart Richmond, VT - 6:15 AM

Depart Montpelier, VT - 6:45 AM
Depart Randolph, VT - 7:15 AM
Depart West Lebanon, NH - 8:00 AM
Arrive  West Springfield  - approx. 10:15 AM 
Contact the CVC-NRHS at 802-999-7695 or email
Download the PDF Application From: CLICK HERE

Amherst Railway Society announces our new

sponsored by

Beginning at 8:30 am on Saturday and 9:30 am on Sunday the Amherst Railway Society Courtesy Shuttles will begin their routes at the south entrance to Springfield Union Station located on Lyman Street.  The vans are 15-passenger vans and there are Show Logos/Signs on the vans and the drivers will be wearing an Amherst Railway Society Red Cap. 

The van will make its first STOP at the Springfield Union Station, then leave and follow this route:
- Lyman to Dwight Street, taking a right onto Dwight Street 
- Dwight Street to Harrison Ave, taking a right onto Harrison Ave
- Cross Main Street and STOPPING between the Sheraton and the Marriott on the Marriott side of the street.
- Proceed over Memorial Bridge onto Memorial Ave to Baldwin St. stopping at that intersection.
- Continue on Memorial Ave and STOPPING at Gate 5 (closed) of the ESE grounds (to pick up people that have come via other public transportation).
- Proceed west on Memorial Ave to GATE 1 entering the grounds and dropping off at the ticket booths and Door 7 of the BLC.
- Van will leave grounds via Gate 9 head east back to Springfield on Memorial Ave, cross the bridge straight to Main Street where it will make a left turn (north) on Main Street to Lyman where it will make a right turn to repeat the route.
- This route will be followed until 5:30 each day.

Many thanks to SCALETRAINS.COM for their sponsorship!!!

Location Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Sponsored by Amherst Railway Society