Carolina Piedmont Division (CPD 13) members are dedicated to furthering the hobby of model railroading through public displays, community involvement and educational activities. The Division models all scales and railroads, and welcomes new members, especially newcomers to the hobby. There is always plenty to do and learn, so come and join the fun. Check below on this page for information on the next Division meeting...

Recent Announcements

  • April 2018 Layout Tours
    We are restarting our CPD layout tours for 2018. Our first will include three layouts to the northwest of Raleigh; Steve Benezra, Mike Humble, and Tom Cook. Please remember that this is CPD/NMRA event and is not open to the general public. As with the previous tour, there is no sign up for this event. Note that there is about 30 minutes of driving time between each of these layouts, so plan accordingly.

    Date: Saturday, April 7
    Time: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Posted Mar 27, 2018, 6:53 PM by Robert Rousseau
  • April 2018 Divisional Meetup
    Division meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month (except November & December when they are the second Tuesday). The next meeting is:

    Tuesday, April 24th @ 7:00pm 

    ***NEW***Waltonwood Cary Parkway
    750 SE Cary Pkwy
    Cary, North Carolina

    (Click here for Google Map)

    There will be a Board of Directors meeting at 6:30pm


    First Layout Experiences
    by Jay Wilson

    Any piece of B&O rolling stock you have to show in honor of Bill's favorite railroad
    Posted Mar 27, 2018, 6:45 PM by Robert Rousseau
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CPD 13 is part of the National Model Railroad Association's Mid-Eastern Region (MER). The MER includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mid-Eastern Region Conventions

Crossroads of the MER
Hosted by the Potomac Division
October 4-7, 2018
Rockville, MD
Watch for details: