President                - Jim Robertson 
Vice President        - Dan Bechdolt
Secretary                - Nate Kimpel
Treasurer                - Wes Kenworthy 
Program Director   - Terry Robinson 
HO Coordinator      - Dave Schuster 
N Coordinator         - John Abbott 
G Coordinator *      - Ted Haas 

                                                        * Non-voting member

Club Open House

All three layouts are open to the public every Saturday morning (including August this year) from 8:00 a.m. until Noon.  All three club layouts are running during that time and club members are present to answer questions.  These open houses are held in connection with the Flea Market also held at the fairgrounds on Fridays & Saturdays.  There is no charge for admission to the railroad displays but donations are always appreciated.

​Be sure to visit

our friends!

(click links below to go to their websites)

Click on

many photos


​the Website

to enlarge.

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Regular Work Sessions

Work sessions on the HO scale layout are held on Friday mornings.  Work usually begins by 9:00 a.m.  Some members might bring a lunch and work usually ends in the early afternoon.

Work sessions on the N scale layout are held on Tuesday

mornings beginning about 9:00 a.m. and usually end before noon.

Note: Separate work sessions are not held on the G scale

layout but may occur during either the N or HO sessions. 

Membership in the Citrus Model Railroad Club is open to anyone 18 years of age or older with a genuine interest in model railroading.  To be considered for membership, you must have attended at least 3 meetings within a three month period prior to making application.  These three meetings may include the monthly program meetings and weekly work or operating sessions, and must include the program meeting at which the application is presented to the membership for vote.  Membership begins after an affirmative vote by the majority of members in attendance and payment of dues and fees.  Dues are currently $60 annually and there is a one-time New Member Assessment of $100. 

If you know of any:


   Revisions or


​Please let us know.

Visit or Contact Us

We are located in the Otto Allen Bldg. on the Citrus County Fairgrounds, two miles south of Inverness, FL on US41.  Our GPS address is 3600 South Florida Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450 ​  (however we are not able to receive mail at this address.)

Mailing Address: 14700 S Hwy 475, Summerfield, FL 34491

Email Address:

Our Next Monthly Evening Meetings

in the Horticulture Building on the
Citrus County Fairgrounds.​

October 4th, 2022 - ​6:30 p.m.

Model Train Technology

Learn about reliable, affordable, easy to use

LED fiber lighting, detection, signaling and sound animation controllers for your model railroad.

Presented by Jim Lewis

November  1st, 2022 - ​6:30 p.m.
Age of Steam Roundhouse

Photos and description of my visit.

Presented by Terry Robinson

December 2022

(Not available to the public)

January 3rd, 2023 - 6:30 p.m.

Annual Business Meeting

The public is almost

always invited!​​​

Train Show Schedule

The eight members (left) constitute the Board of Directors of the Club.  The BOD handles all routine business and program matters.  There is one business meeting each year that involves the entire membership - the annual business meeting on the first Tuesday of January, at which outgoing officers summarize their accomplishments during the past year, and incoming officers present their plans for the coming year.  Occasional business matters that require action by the full membership are handled prior to the program at the monthly program meetings of the club.

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2022 Board of Directors

September 17th & 18th
The Villages Train Show
Savannah Regional Center

1545 Buena Vista Blvd.
The Villages, FL

October 1st
Suncoast Train Show
Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center
4951 78th Avenue North
Pinellas Park, FL

October 8th
Sunshine Region Train Show 
John Trinkle Center
1206 North Park Road
Plant City, FL

October 22
Regal Rails Train Show

Lopez Inc Hall
7177 58th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL

December 3rd
Melbourne Train Show           
Azan Shriner’s Hall
1951 W. Eau Gallie Blve
Melbourne, FL

December 3rd
Suncoast Train Show
Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center
4951 78th Avenue North
Pinellas Park, FL


The Citrus Model Railroad Club is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We gladly accept donations of cash and model or prototype railroad items to help further our stated mission.  As such, your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Citrus Model Railroad Club On-Line

Sponsors  For those individuals and local businesses that would like to assist our programs and realize some advertising as a significant return benefit, we offer "Sponsorships" at $50 per year.  For that amount, we will make an attractive plate displaying your company name, address, logo, photos - anything you want on it.  We display these plates on our Sponsors Board at the Otto Allen Building at the Citrus County Fairgrounds, where it is seen by visitors to the Fairgrounds flea market every Friday and Saturday, and by visitors at the Citrus County Fair for a full week.  The Fair typically hosts between 5,000 and 7,000 visitors.  Our Sponsor Board is shown in the photo at left (click to enlarge). 

Citrus Model Railroad Club On-Line

Train Show Schedule

See below

More 2023 Topics To Be Announced

We continue to update this site, so . . .

Come Back Often!

3D Printing Info

Mission Statement

The Citrus Model Railroad Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing its members' and the public's knowledge and enjoyment of railroads and model trains.  The Club provides education and fellowship to the public and to other modelers, as well as the opportunity to learn modeling techniques and assist in the construction and operation of the Club's several model railroad layouts.

NMRA Sunshine Region Convention

October 6th thru 8th, 2022
Plant City, FL
Click the Sunshine Region link below for more info.
You don't have to be an NMRA member to attend!

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