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25th Annual Essex Model Train Show

February 29 @ 8:30 am - March 1 @ 3:30 pm

Father and son watching model train go by.

Heritage Essex presents the 25th Annual Essex Train Show featuring model trains and displays at Essex Public School on February 29 & March 1, 2020.

Enjoy Southwestern Ontario’s largest model train show highlighting the model train hobby, while paying homage to the rich railroading history in Essex Centre.

The show attracts everyone from families to model train enthusiasts and hobbyists. Enjoy displays and vendor tables featuring model & toy trains, engines, parts and accessories. Interactive exhibits will be set up for youths to enjoy.

Proceeds will benefit Heritage Essex Inc. which operates The Essex Railway Station.

The show takes place from 9:30am-3:30pm on both days.

Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and teens, $3 for children and under 3 years old are free.

For more information contact the Essex Railway Station at 519-776-9800 or heritageessex@bellnet.ca

Photo Credit: Kathy Moore.

Did you Know the beautifully restored historic Essex Railway Station, built in 1887, has a colourful history including suffering two massive explosions? A boxcar filled with dynamite exploded violently killing two in 1907 and a giant natural gas explosion flattened an entire block near the Essex Railroad Station in 1980. Read more about the Essex Railway Station explosions here.



February 29 @ 8:30 am
March 1 @ 3:30 pm
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Essex Public School
72 Brien Ave. E.
Essex, Ontario N8M 2N8 Canada
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