Welcome to the Carolina Piedmont Division, NMRA Mid-Eastern Region!

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...

October IN PERSON Meeting!!!

The next Board Meeting will be a hybrid Zoom meeting held on Monday, October 11th at 7pm. Please RSVP by sending an email to Robert Rousseau.

The next General Meeting will be our first in person meeting held on Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm. Location at The Preserve at Jordan Lake HOA Club. 840 The Preserve Trail, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 https://goo.gl/maps/qDJvLTwQFxBXt9HZ7

Presentation will be Jim Murphy— Twelve Railroads in four weeks

Future Popular Vote Contests

The Popular Vote voting sheets are planned for distribution to the members on the 21st of the

month (i.e. Jan. 21st.) Voting should be in by the 1st of the following month (i.e. Feb. 1). Voting should be emailed to Charlie Rausch.

September – Your favorite “Go-To Operations” locomotive from your layout

October -- An excursion or museum car or train from your layout.

November – A Tool Car or Tool Shed

Mid-Eastern Region Conventions

2021 MER Convention

Hosted by Chesapeake Division

Oct. 21-24, 2021

Delta by Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, MD


2022 MER Convention

Hosted by Carolina Southern Division


Charlotte, NC


Train Shows:

September 24 and 25, 2021. Friday 1 to 6 and Saturday 8 to 5

2021 RPM Carolinas

Kingswood United Methodist Church

6840 University Parkway

Rural Hall, NC


September 25, 2021. Saturday 9am to 4pm

CMR Greensboro Train Show

Lewis Recreation Center

3110 Forest Lawn Drive

Greensboro, NC

November 6th - 7th , 9 am – 5 pm

Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club

Jim Graham Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC.