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, October 11th at 7pm at:

The Preserve
833 The Preserve Trail
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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

Future Programs

October 2022 - Non-EMD diesels, Alco, Baldwin, F-M, Lima, etc.

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.

October 2022 - Your favorite non-EMD diesel, Alcos included

Mid-Eastern Region Conventions

2022 MER Convention

Carolina Special Look South MER convention

October 20-23, 2022

Hilton Charlotte University Place

Charlotte, NC


2023 MER Convention

Susquehanna Division MER convention

Altoona, PA

2024 MER Convention

Piedmont Junction MER convention
Carolina Piedmont Division
Sept. 26-29, 2024
Durham, NC

2025 MER Convention

New Jersey Division MER convention

Dates, location to be announced

Train Shows:

September 30th - October 1

RPM Carolinas

4050 Premier Drive, High Point, NC
<-See image to the left for more info.

November 5 - 6
Saturday & Sunday 9am - 5pm

38th Annual Neuse River Valley Train Show

Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC