STEEL CITY EXPRESS
Mid Central NMRA
Region Convention!

May 28-31, 2020 in Pittsburgh


The Keystone Division will not able to accept credit card payments at the convention, cash, checks, and money orders will be accepted.


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Division 2, Mid Central Region, National Model Railroad Association cordially invites you to the Steel City Express in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The convention will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton in Greentree at 500 Mansfield Ave, Pittsburgh, Pa. The newly renovated hotel is where you are welcome to spend four great days in western Pennsylvania. The hotel staff and management are eager to host our convention with a nightly room charge of $129.00. All convention activities within the hotel will be conveniently located on the same floor and all parking is free. You must call the hotel directly at 412-922-8400 and tell them you are booking a room under the NMRA.

Registration and check-in will open at 10:00 a.m. Thursday thru Saturday afternoon May 30, 2020. The convention runs from Thursday May 28, 2020 through Sunday morning May 31, 2020. This convention promises you a full range of model railroading activities, including clinics, contests, white elephant, prototype, raffles, door prizes and non-rail tours. We have planned at least 7 layouts for operating sessions on Thursday evening for your enjoyment, and over two dozen self-guided layouts for you to visit on Sunday. We have planned a great banquet and reception for all of you to attend, along with our guest speaker, Mr. Peter Magoun NMRA National President. We will have a large room for the new T-Trak Modules, along with some very nice vendors for you to shop, while attending the convention.

Take a look at the following pages to see what the committee of the Steel City Express Convention has prepared for your enjoyment. Division Two knows that you will have an enjoyable and rewarding trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This convention will provide you the opportunity to renew old friendships and make some new ones, as we model railroaders are known to have fun. We have a railyard just across the street for all of you railfans.

We took our convention name from the steel industries that were common in and around the Pittsburgh area during the 20th century. Please take a look at the following pages and I hope you will join us for the Steel City Express in May, 2020.

Keith DeVault, Superintendent and General Convention Chairman