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Our Mission:
To promote, operate and display 1:160 scale model railroads in RVA

Richmond Area NRail - RF&P Model Railroaders, Inc. (501-c)

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What We Do

Blue Ridge & Western

Clubhouse Layout

Super detailed, digital command controlled, and designed for prototype style operations, we introduce members and guests to exceptional realism.

Eastern N Lines - NTRAK - T-TRAK - NRail

Networking Nationally for N-teresting Layouts

Coast to coast, modelers and fans of miniature railroads are everywhere!
When we get together, we make awesome layouts, meet new friends, pick up great ideas, and much more.

RVA Train Shows

N-tertaining and Keeping Traditional Events Alive

44 Annual shows at the Science Museum of Virginia at Broad Street Station, Holiday Displays, Ashland Train Day, and annual vendor shows at Richmond Raceway.

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Bluebirds at DeMasi VA

N Scale 1:160
to RVA

Get to Know Us -

Decade by Decade

  • 1983 organized as

    Richmond Area NTRAK (RANTRAK),

    a modular layout subsidiary of the

    Richmond Freelance & Prototype Model Railroaders, Inc


  • 1999, 2002, & 2010 hosted 3 national events known as


    Motto: No Bull. All Trains. All the Time.

  • 2003 co-founded the

    Eastern N Lines

    partnership, coordinating the 1st Annual "

    Wreck of the Ol' 97 Danville Rail Days


    DRD XXI 

    coming 09/2023

  • 2017 expansion adding T-TRAK modules and launching



  • 2017-2023, built clubhouse layout -

    Blue Ridge & Western Railroad (BR&WRR).

  • 2023 we boast 30+ diverse active members who love to design, build and run realistic, plausibly prototypical, fictional model railroads!

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Relevant, Important Updates


Trains, Trucks & Tractors - Titans of Transportation Show Opens July 15th

RANRAIL’s RANTRAK & RAT-TRAK open 2 new show layouts at Keystone Antique Truck & Tractor Museum on July 15.
Showing for 4 days over 2 weekends, the layouts will occupy 1/3 of the 9000 square foot exhibition hall.
Surrounded by a colorful collection of vintage tractors, trucks, busses, cars and more, this 2nd annual summer showcase truly features the titans of transportation.

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