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...

Congratulations to the Austin R. for winning this year's raffle layout at the Neuse River Valley Train Show!!! (see photos below) Proceeds from this year's raffle layout will go to benefit our Holiday Trains for Kids program.

Next Division Meeting!!!

The next Division Meeting will be in person and on Zoom. It will be held on Tuesday, December 14th at 7pm at The Preserve at Jordan Lake HOA Club.
833 The Preserve Trail, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

If attending by Zoom, please see the email distribution (CPD13 - groups.io) for connection details.

Our Board of Directors meeting will be held earlier at 6:30pm in the same place.

No Presentation due to our annual CPD-13 "Yankee" Swap and Holiday Dinner

Future Popular Vote Contests

To encourage Members of the Division, Region, or NMRA to display models or scenery they have constructed and/or modified/superdetailed from a kit, a Popular Vote Contest is held at each Division meeting, or elsewhere as directed by the Superintendent.

December – Holiday Engine or Rolling Stock

January 2022 - Crane, Derrick or Pile driver

Mid-Eastern Region Conventions

2022 MER Convention

Look South MER convention

October 20-23, 2022

Hilton Charlotte University Place

Charlotte, NC


Train Shows:

February 19th - 20th
Saturday 9am - 5pm / Sunday 10am - 4pm

Carolina Coastal Railroaders

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 S. Front Street, New Bern, NC
$8 for ages 12 and up, Under 12 free with adult, good for both days