Rails on Wheels
525 E. Michigan Ave #151
Saline, MI 48176-1588

Founded 1988

Ann Arbor GP35s passing through a yard

Our upcoming activities are

08-FEB-2024   Monthly Business Meeting.
13-MAR-2024   Monthly Business Meeting.


rails on wheels
Washtenaw County, Michigan's first HO modular model railroad club.

Updated 06-FEB-2024

About Rails on Wheels

Rails on Wheels was formed in 1988 by a group of model railroaders interested in constructing, displaying and operating a high-performance HO scale model railroad. At the time, only one of the members had the space available for a permanent layout, so we each began to build small, portable sections that could be joined together, incorporating the specifications that would eventually become the Rails on Wheels Module Standards. This layout is stored dismantled between public showings.

Anyone interested in HO model railroading, from beginners to experienced craftsmen, is welcome to join. Rails on Wheels is an independent club not formally affiliated with any other organization. Membership is always open. You need not own or build a module to participate.

Club Activities

Our next activities will be:

08-FEB-2024   Monthly Business Meeting via Zoom (details wiil be emailed to members)
13-MAR-2024   Monthly Business Meeting via Zoom (details wiil be emailed to members)

Activities related to the Operations Road Show layout are listed on the Operations Road Show section of this site.

In the past we have held our in-person meetings at the Saline Historical Society's ex-NYC depot at Ann Arbor and Bennett Streets in Saline. When they resume, they will once again be open to members and non-members alike. Click here for a map.


Southeast Michigan Model Train Show and Sale

Our 2023 train show and sale was held on Sunday, November 26 at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds.

Next year's show will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2024. Further details will be announced on this site when they are available.


Upcoming Events

We will be holding or participating in the following public events:

    We have no public events scheduled at this time.

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