Event brings thousands to the Expo Center ahead of the holiday season    

YORK, PA – One of York County’s favorite events, the “World’s Greatest Train Meet” returns to York County this week. Thousands of visitors from across the country will descend on the York Expo Center for this unique three-day event.

Over 9,000 people from outside the county are expected to converge upon the York Expo Center for the second of two annual shows produced by the Eastern Division of the Train Collectors Association. The public is again invited to experience this showcase of model trains that’s become one of the most anticipated events of the year for train enthusiasts. The fall meet is estimated to bring in just over $8 million in economic benefits to the local economy.

The three-day meet is reserved for members only on Thursday, October 17. The doors open to the public Friday, October 18 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Public access is open in the dealer halls only, however, visitors may join the TCA on the spot to see the entire event.

Admission is $10 per adult, children under 18 are free with a paying adult.

While serious collectors will find new and vintage trains to peruse throughout the show, kids and the young at heart will marvel at the operating layouts put together by the TCA’s talented members For more information about the York Train Meet and the Eastern Division of the TCA, visit www.yorktrainshow.com. 

Explore York’s Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County,

PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. Explore York’s Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information Explore York, call 1-888-8589675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.