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to NEXT STOP!
place to locate a bus-transit-trolley-rail related show in your area.
14th Annual - Mass
Transit & Trolley Modelers Convention
The New York City Model Transit Association & The Shore Line Trolley
Saturday - October 11, 2014
10:00am to 6:00pm
The Rutgers Gymnasium Annex - 130 College Avenue - New Brunswick, NJ 08901
site link: www.nycmodeltransit.org/2014details.htm
$20 - Taken at the door. Spouse & Children - Free
- $40 per table (8' x 2.5')
pays only for the tables required, no admission fee.
However, any helpers that assist dealers must pay admission fee.
Dealer spouse and children free.
proceeds, after expenses, will go to the Shore Line Trolley Museum.
Featuring Model Trolley, Rapid Transit, and Bus Equipment
Models, Equipment, Books, Videos, Memorabilia, and much more!
Antique Buses -
Displayed in the parking lot.
"How To" sessions on building cars and structures - To be
Contests * -
For rules and information see table below.
From Prominent Transit Historians & Modelers
Gymnasium Annex at Rutgers is easily accessible from the New Brunswick train station
that serves NJ Transit and Amtrak trains, as well as buses from NYC's Port
Authority Bus Terminal via Coach USA-Suburban Transit. There is a free
connecting shuttle bus that runs on a regular
schedule, to and from the Rutgers Student Center/Gymnasium Annex - provided by
Rutgers University's shuttle bus system. Use route "Weekend 1". The bus stop is on George St, at Somerset St, in front of
"J&J Headquarters" - at the east end of the New Brunswick station
- outbound platform. The Weekend 1 bus departs approximately every 35 minutes
between 8 AM to 12 PM, then every 22-33 minutes thereafter. When using the
shuttle bus, please mention to the driver that you are
attending this convention at the Rutgers Gymnasium Annex next to the Student Center on
College Ave. Return service to the New Brunswick train station is provided
by "Weekend 1 or Weekend 2" with frequent service from the Rutgers
Student Center bus stop on College Avenue in front of the Annex.
- Free parking is also available in the rear of the Gymnasium/Student Center
is a food court and 2 ATMs located in the Student Center - next to the
Gymnasium for lunch and daytime snacks and beverages.
**Look for the MBS table!**
Jersey Central Chapter - NRHS Train
& Transportation Show
Largest railroadiana and transportation show
2015 (date TBD - usually the first Sunday)
Where: Mother Seton Regional HS - Exit
135 GS Parkway, Clark, NJ
When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
**Look for the MBS table!**
Museum of Bus Transportation -
Spring Fling 2015
Dates: (TBD) usually
last weekend in June
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
of Bus Transportation's Memorial Annex & Grounds - Hershey, PA
Info: (717) 566-7100
- ext 119, firstname.lastname@example.org,
(parking at main Museum only - cars, buses,
Service to/from Annex: FREE, operating 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
Park and meet at the Museum of Bus Transportation, 161 Museum
Drive, Hershey, Pa. (There is NO auto, bus, rv parking allowed on
the Annex grounds.) The Museum is 1 mile west of Hershey Park, Chocolate World,
and Hershey Park Drive on Route 39. Route 39 is also exit # 77 of I-81 - drive
east 4.5 miles to the Museum on the right.
What to expect: Once a year, the Museum of Bus
Transportation opens its Memorial Annex and Grounds to the public by
displaying there all the vehicles not currently on the Museum floor. The Annex
is then set up inside for a large bus memorabilia and collectibles flea
market, the largest of its kind in many years within North America. Offered
will be bus toys, models, badges, photographs, books, fare boxes, uniforms,
magazines, depot signs, destination roll signs, and many other objects. (New
vendors are always welcome as long as your sales are bus collectible and bus
industry related. Please contact us for prevailing regulations and to reserve
space inside the Annex building. Space will be available at $25.00 per..
One 8-foot table FREE with reserved space. Market space is limited
and only those who make reservations will be accommodated if available space
is filled before early June. No sales are allowed on the outside of the
Annex Building or at the Bus Museum Building itself.)
Also: The Museum of Bus Transportation will also be open at its
usual admission fees and offer complete access to all the antique auto and
vintage bus displays and showcases on three floors as well as the large Gift
Shop. Museum and Shop hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Know of a show in your area that may of interest to your
fellow MBS members? Drop us a note or an e-mail let us know the details and we
will be happy to post the information!