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Belt Lines at the Railroad Hobby Show
January 26 & 27, 2019


On Saturday and Sunday, January 26 & 27, 2019, the Amherst Belt Lines will once again have a large layout at the Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Set-up for the show begins on Thursday, January 24 and continues on Friday, January 25.

If you are interested in volunteering for this Belt Lines event, please contact the Belt Lines coordinators at: AmherstBeltLines@amherstRail.org.

 
 
Belt Lines Trailer - decorated

The Belt Lines trailer is now decorated with the Amherst Railway Society, Amherst Belt Lines, and Railroad Hobby Show logos and web addresses. As the trailer travels around New England, it will visually promote the Amherst Railway Society.

 


Extra Board
Amherst Belt Lines - Private Railcar Owners Special - New England Model Railroad Expo
 


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